Interestingly, the House's strategy to avoid getting primaried without completely gumming up Washington for the next two years is to just say **** this **** and make the Senate do all the work. Let them take all the blame.
First it was the taxes, now it's the debt ceiling. What's next, immigration reform?
This frees up the House to pander incessantly to the base back home by creating additional bills to repeal Obamacare, none of which will go anywhere.