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Wed Nov 13, 2013 05:02 PM CST

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year.

The slow, relatively quiet death came more than four months after the Senate, on a bipartisan vote, passed a far-reaching bill that would provide a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally and tighten border security.

That fanfare for that bill was quashed by strong opposition among House Republican rank and file who reject a comprehensive ...

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