GOP works on vets’ pension angle

House leaders see linking cuts’ reversal to raising debt limit

Posted: February 11, 2014 at 2:42 a.m.

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders were pursuing a plan Monday to reverse a recently passed cut to military pensions as the price for increasing the government’s borrowing cap, but it received a rocky reception from skeptical conservatives.

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