This will be obvious before Congress returns from the August recess and will be formally decided within days of Congress returning, possibly hours.
Ted Cruz parades across Iowa seeking to lead the extremist wing of Republicans. Democrats love this.
Rick Santorum joins the presidential fray yet again. Democrats love this, too.
What better way to prove to voters that the GOP war against women continues. Donald Trump returns to center stage in GOP national politics and Democrats are happier than the winner of the $400 million lottery! In the meantime, the government shutdown idea is dead.
Put a fork in it.