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Spending Bill Stalls over Immigration Issue

The House and Senate have been unable to reconcile differences over a supplemental spending bill, largely because of disagreements over a House-sponsored amendment aimed at curbing illegal immigration. The debate within the Republican Party is a prelude to a broader discussion still to come.

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NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk. In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies.