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Monday, November 4, 2013

In Georgia, cheers for their shutdown congressman

Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., right, stands with Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, and fellow Republicans,on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the aftermath of the shutdown that his fellow tea partyers helped trigger, Graves has stepped up his criticism of President Barack Obama's health care law and defended his role in the partial government shutdown earlier this month.