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Republican infighting

"Republican infighting" Continued...

“If Republicans cave in now, when it really counts,” the letter reads, “next time you will be weaker, because your conservative base will be outraged. Many who worked hard to elect you in the past will never lift a finger for you again.”

The developments mean that the battle over the fiscal cliff and the nation’s financial direction now has two fronts: Democrats against Republicans and fiscally conservative Republicans against Boehner and the Republican leadership.

Edward Lee Pitts
Edward Lee Pitts

Lee is WORLD's Washington Bureau chief. As a reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, he was embedded with a National Guard unit in Iraq. He also once worked in the press office of Sen. Lamar Alexander.

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