House Republicans split on how to thwart Obama on immigration

Republican Congresswoman Jenkins speaks to supporters after winning re-election in the U.S. midterm race in Kansas, in TopekaBy David Lawder and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives struggled on Friday to reach a consensus on how to stop President Barack Obama from easing U.S. immigration policies, as moderates in the party resisted efforts to use government funding as leverage. Several Republicans, including some in leadership, said they were trying to find alternatives that would stop short of directly threatening a government shutdown. …

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