As the House-Senate budget committee gets to work on resolving differences on funding the federal government, there is a split among Republicans over how critical it is to do away with sequester cuts. Some, such as Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who said he can "live with" sequestration if necessary, are willing to let the across-the-board cuts stand if Democrats don't offer the entitlement program cuts that they want to see.

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