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Southerland sings but House has a bad day



Cue the death jokes. Rep. Steve Southerland, a funeral home owner, led his House colleagues this morning in singing Amazing Grace.

But the warm feeling quickly faded. House leaders floated a plan to end the impasse then pulled back during a conservative revolt. Now it's back to the Senate to save the day.

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 10:20pm]


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