The nation in brief

Posted: February 27, 2014 at 5:09 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Blah, blah, blah, blah. Listen, there’s a conversation that needs to begin. This is the beginning of the conversation.” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, when asked about the details of a GOP plan that would wipe out many popular tax breaks to help pay for lower overall tax rates

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