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GOP Far From Scared of Sequester

GOP Far From Scared of Sequester
Posted February 21st, 2013 @ 1:55pm by By Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If President Obama's attempts to pressure Republicans into a sequester deal are having any effect, the GOP is doing a good job of hiding it. The battle lines remain exactly where they started—President Obama won't accept a plan without revenue hikes, and Republicans won't accept revenue hikes—and Republicans tell the New York Times they feel politically impervious in the showdown and have no intention of caving. They'll pass a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, but it won't touch the sequester.

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