Congress stalls over border-crisis request

Posted: July 12, 2014 at 3:01 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes that Republicans are demanding as their price for approving any money.

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