House members balk at balanced budget amendment

Lawmakers, including DFL Rep. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum, voted down a GOP proposal Friday to make federal deficits unconstitutional. It was the first House vote of its kind in 16 years and was a central issue of the Republican fiscal agenda.
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Lawmakers, including DFL Rep. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum, voted down a GOP proposal Friday to make federal deficits unconstitutional. It was the first House vote of its kind in 16 years and was a central issue of the Republican fiscal agenda.

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