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Can Obama Regain His Lost Leverage on Spending?

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How much money Obama gets to implement his agenda will come down to whether the president will finally use his veto power to bring House Republicans to heel.

Obama has vowed not to negotiate. But Boehner last week doubled down on his own demand for another round of spending cuts on top of the sequester as his price, promising a “whale of a fight.”

One of them will have to blink or we’re headed for another cliff.

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