Issues divisive to GOP put on back shelf

Party to pursue unity, not deals on taxes, immigration

Posted: February 18, 2014 at 3:40 a.m.

WASHINGTON — After a tumultuous week of party infighting and leadership stumbles, congressional Republicans are now focused on calming their divided ranks in the months ahead, mostly by touting proposals that have wide backing within the GOP and shelving any big-ticket legislation for the rest of the year.

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