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As Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell introduces legislation urging an extension of all tax cuts and Reps. Pence and Cantor insist that the House vote on keeping all or none of them, the House minority leader, John Boehner, wants the White House to know that his party is...

Attn @presssec: Republicans are unified: to boost our economy, we need to stop ALL tax hikes and cut spending now

Gibbs will probably Tweet his response, but here it is: "Don't tell me. He should tell Cantor and Pence"

These Republican gyrations of the past 24 hours are something the Democrats and the White House will seize on like Cheslea Handler does a crude celebrity joke. The more Democrats can frame a choice ... versus simply owning up to their relative successes and failures, the more the Republicans will have to maintain a unified front.

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