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Conservatives ready to trade for Balanced Budget Amendment

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
Conservative lawmakers preparing for the next big budget clash with the White House over raising the debt ceiling are ready to play "Let's Make A Deal" with President Obama. Rep. Steve King, Iowa Republican, is suggesting that the GOP force Obama to give in and back passage of a Balanced Budget Amendment that could be sent to the states for ratification. He called it the "ultimate bargain of...