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Conservatives revolt

CQ Budget, Episode No. 283

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., and members of the House Freedom Caucus sought new concessions from GOP leadership after a rift over the debt limit deal.
Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., and members of the House Freedom Caucus sought new concessions from GOP leadership after a rift over the debt limit deal. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A group of hard-core conservatives staged a protest that brought House business to a halt, partly over spending levels approved in a bipartisan debt limit package. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Peter Cohn and Aidan Quigley examine the protest and what it means for an already divisive appropriations process that is sending the House and Senate off in different directions.

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