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GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don't stumble

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2015
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In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh yes, avoiding self-inflicted calamities that make voters wonder if the party can govern competently.

When the new Congress raises the curtain Tuesday, Republicans will run both the House and Senate for the first time in eight years. GOP leaders want to showcase their legislative priorities, mixing accomplishments with showdowns with Obama but shunning government shutdowns and other chaotic standoffs.

Another priority is minimizing distractions like...

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http://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2015/01/03/gop-focus-for-congress-cut-deficit-dont-stumble-n1938245

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