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Republicans draw election-year battle line over Obama budget
Republicans draw election-year battle line over Obama budget

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans quickly erected a wall of opposition to President Obama's proposed 2015 budget, establishing election year battle lines over which party can best handle the nation's finances and address rising income inequality. It's no surprise Republicans oppose Obama's signature priorities in the budget -- shoring up the Affordable Care Act and pursuing a comprehensive immigration law overhaul. But as both parties try to appeal to middle America heading into the fall midterm elections, each is seeking arguments focused on the pocketbook issues that continue to worry many Americans in the sputtering economy. Obama's ideas for raising...

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