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October 18, 2013
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Carson’s Heller and Amodei explain no votes on shutdown

Carson City’s Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei were among the Republicans who voted against the measures ending the government shutdown and raising the debt ceiling Wednesday night. “I wanted to be able to support a deal but this proposal makes no underlying structural changes that will prevent this exact same crisis from happening again in the very near future,” said Heller. After weeks at impasse, he said, “Ultimately the only solution on which Congress could agree kicks the can down the road and delays the difficult decisions for three short months.” “Nothing in this legislation changes the real …

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