New Congress opens: Fiscal clashes loom
Published 01/04/2013, The Jamestown Sun
A new Congress opened for business Thursday to confront long-festering national problems, deficits and immigration among them, in an intensely partisan and crisis-driven era of divided government. “The American dream is in peril,” said House Speaker John Boehner, re-elected to his post despite a mini-revolt in Republican ranks.Word count: 1129
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