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August 6, 2014 12:00 AM

Doyle McManus: House GOP’s civil war fueling gridlock

The emergency immigration bill that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, initially proposed last week was never going to become law – and he knew it. President Obama had already promised a veto, so the bill was mostly a political message, designed to show that House Republicans could act decisively in a crisis.

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