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GOP infighting stalls budget plan


WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans almost three months behind on their budget work as they head into next week's recess.

Tuesday's deadlock is the result of a battle between conservatives demanding greater spending cuts and the committee chairmen who would have to carry them out.

As a result, a planned vote this week on the GOP's latest fiscal blueprint was cancelled before it was officially scheduled.

Conservatives are demanding greater cuts to benefit programs such as food stamps, but are meeting resistance from ot...

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