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If Republicans were in search of a friendly venue for their message of spending cuts and regulation reduction, they found a warm embrace a few short blocks from Capitol Hill at the recent meeting of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America in Washington D.C.

Close to a thousand insurance-industry representatives attended the association’s annual Legislative Conference and Convention April 13-15 to share with their elected representatives their concerns and views on key issues before the government.

The highlight of the three-day event was a visit from Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), who highlighted the major differences between Republicans and President Obama over the federal budget and how best to address the nation’s staggering debt.

Boehner accused Obama of doing nothing more than campaigning when the president, in a speech given the day before Boehner’s, said he would cut the federal budget deficit by $12 trillion over a 12-year period.

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