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The back-and-forth between Washington Democrats and Republicans over the past few days suggests the partisan rancor that largely defined the last Congress – and most specifically the fiscal talks – will continue when lawmakers resume talks later this month on the debt ceiling.

While President Obama and Republican leaders have made public statements about whether spending cuts will be part of negotiations on the debt ceiling, the sides battled face to face on the issue Sunday.

Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan told “Fox News Sunday” that Democrats got the revenue increases they wanted before Congress adjourned but won’t come through on promised federal spending cuts when lawmakers try to address other fiscal problems before their deadlines hit over roughly the next eight weeks.

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