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Divided Republicans bicker over restoring their tarnished brand

The US flag flies over the Capitol on October 16, 2013 in Washington, DCWeakened and divided after a bruising budget standoff and two-week government shutdown, Republicans bickered Sunday over who to blame for the resulting damage to their party brand. The party suffered a major hit in the polls after the crisis, with more Americans blaming Republicans than Democrats or President Barack Obama for the shutdown. Asked about the lasting impact on Republicans, a dour Senator Lindsey Graham told CBS television that it is a time of "soul-searching" within his party.