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Posted: April 6, 2013 at 5:11 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “If the president believes these modest entitlement savings are needed to help shore up these programs, there’s no reason they should be held hostage for more tax hikes. That’s no way to lead and move the country forward.” House Speaker John Boehner, on reports that President Barack Obama would seek a new budget compromise next week Article, 1A

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