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House GOP readies new government shutdown, debt limit plan
House GOP readies new government shutdown, debt limit plan

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans, moving to get ahead of a developing bipartisan proposal in the Senate, plan to move their own measure Tuesday to end the standoff over the federal budget. The House plan would include stronger measures targeting President Obama's healthcare law, but still represents a major scaling back of GOP demands and may draw opposition from the most conservative Republicans in the chamber. House Speaker John A. Boehner was to outline the plan in a meeting of the Republican majority Tuesday morning. The proposal would accept key parameters of the emerging Senate deal - reopening the federal government by extending current spending levels through mid-January,...

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