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Republicans Retreat To Regroup On Immigration, Debt Ceiling

NPR | Feb. 1, 2014 9 p.m.

A year ago, House Speaker John Boehner used a Republican retreat to make peace with the Tea Party caucus. This week’s retreat saw Boehner bring up for discussion two divisive issues — the debt ceiling and immigration — with much more self-assurance. Political correspondent David Welna joins NPR’s Scott Simon to explain the transformation.

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