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If you've been following along all day, you'll remember that the plan Boehner presented to his conference this morning was immediately rejected by conservatives. So now his Plan B has failed, too.

The latest failure comes as conservative bigwigs like Heritage and FreedomWorks have come out against the revised plan.

So on the House side, things appear completely dead in the water. On the Senate side, Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid have been pretty quiet today, waiting to see what the House would do. The presumption is if the House GOP stalemates with itself, then things kick back to the Senate. But without a House bill, we start running into procedural hurdles that make it difficult for the Senate to get anything to the House before Thursday. Stay tuned.

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