The budget battle between President Obama and congressional Republicans isn't nearly as engaging as the one among Republicans themselves.
Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) once again is trying to lead a House majority with divergent goals -- splintered between defense hawks who want to raise military spending and deficit stalwarts who want to keep government spending low.
The internal debate over Republican priorities spilled into the open Thursday as leaders tried to shore up support for the party's $3.8-trillion spending plan.
It all started late Wednesday in a grueling all-night session of the House Budget Committee.
The budget, as written by Chairman Tom Price...