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Republican House Speaker John Boehner has pledged to pass only a budget bill with majority support from his own party.

Why my father loved Britain (Daily Mail) The Daily Mail claims that it stands for the best of British values; but something has really gone wrong when it attacks the family of a politician, says Ed Miliband.

The Conservatives face a battle of ideas and are not sure how to win it (Independent) Voters seem to applaud the ideological challenge Labour has set out, writes Steve Richards.

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