The angst is rising on Capitol Hill
Behind the free-flowing wine, the K Street soirées and the massive new majorities, Republican leaders are facing a daunting reality: They are right where they left off.
Republican leaders wanted a quick and clean, drama-free lame duck session to kick off their new majority, but they find themselves heading toward a showdown over how to fund the government.
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They promised to avoid legislative cliffs, but Republicans are risking one as they consider a short-term spending bill to pressure Barack Obama on immigration reform.