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Republicans Spoiling for Fight Over Obamas’ Lunch Rules

House Republicans are trying to roll back school-lunch nutrition requirements -- passed in 2010 with the backing of First Lady Michelle Obama -- saying the rules bust local budgets and micromanage what children eat.

The vote, over a provision in the U.S. agriculture spending bill, is a proxy for a broader debate between Republicans, who call the rules a massive government overreach, and Democrats, who say the opposing party is trying to protect the interests of big food producers.