After a 16-day shutdown, the Senate and the House of Representatives finally reached a temporary agreement that reopened the federal government and raised the debt ceiling. Democrats yielded to virtually no Republican demands, and Republican leaders admitted defeat. What was the impact of the government’s closure? After this bruising battle, will Republicans change their position to approve an immigration reform?

Guests: María Cardona, Democratic Strategist and Principal at Dewey Square Group, Washington, DC http://www.deweysquare.com ; Héctor Barreto, Chairman, The Latino Coalition, Las Vegas, NV, www.thelatinocoalition.com

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