Today I did a notes-style post while waiting for details of whatever the House is going to do on the debt limit, covering some of the next steps on shutdown/debt limit.
Earlier I argued that it's still all about mainstream conservatives House Republicans. Not Boehner, not the (relatively) moderate group, and not the Tea Party group -- it's about the mainstream conservatives.
Here's some more:
Gerrymandering didn't break the House.
The basic story: Democratic unity.
Republicans are demanding a price for negotiations.