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sticking point

  • n  a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal
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  • Student loan deal gets hung up on cost
    Cost to the government is a sticking point, but those involved hope they can find common ground on a plan.
    July 12, 2013 - Washington Post
  • GOP should remember: Data show immigrants enforce, not threaten, US values
    One sticking point in the House GOP discussion of immigration reform is concern over whether immigrants will be productive members of society. Republicans shouldn't worry. Immigrants outperform native-born citizens on key measures of American values and civic engagement.
    July 10, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • Divorce Proceedings: A SNAP-less Farm Bill Appears Imminent
    It’s been weeks since the House of Representatives rejected the renewed version of the Farm Bill, and there still doesn’t appear to be any compromise on the horizon. The sticking point between House Republicans and Democrats is the proposed $20.5 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, which provides more than 47 million low-income Americans with food.
    July 10, 2013 - via Yahoo! News

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