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Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen (right), the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, spars with Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz as they testify before the House Rules Committee on the Cut, Cap and Balance plan Monday at the Capitol. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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