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GOP weighs responses to Obama's immigration action

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress are unified in their desire to fight President Barack Obama's action to protect more than 4 million immigrants from deportation and ease rules for up to 1 million more. They just can't agree on how to do it. Should they shut down the government? File a lawsuit? Or is there a more measured approach that could showcase Republican leadership, such as passing a legislative alternative? "We're working with our members and looking at the options that are available to us," House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, said Friday. "But I will say to you that the House will, in fact, act." Here's a look at their leading options. ––Do nothing -- for now. ...

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