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GOP seeks to claw back Kennedy Center's $25M stimulus payout, as opera house continues layoffs

Two Republican congressmen are now seeking to reclaim the $25 million allocated in the recent coronavirus stimulus bill to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as reports emerged Tuesday that the opera house will furlough roughly 60 percent of its full-time administrative staff, after already suspending pay for more than 700 part-time employees and musicians.