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Senate GOP blocks hearing on free trade bills

Senate action on three stalled free trade agreements was cut short Thursday when Republicans refused to participate, objecting to linking the deals to renewal of a... Read more »

June 30, 2011

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Senate to work next week on debt limit impasse

The Senate abandoned plans for a July 4 break as time dwindled for lawmakers to strike a compromise on avoiding a government default and reducing mammoth federal... Read more »

June 30, 2011

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Obama looks to end tax breaks for wealthy

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that any deficit reduction deal with Republicans has to include ending some tax breaks for the wealthy, and he... Read more »

June 29, 2011

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Ohio union law opponents deliver repeal signatures

Thousands of opponents of Ohio's new collective bargaining law marched through the streets of Columbus on Wednesday to deliver signatures aimed at getting a repeal... Read more »

June 29, 2011

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Confrontational Obama rebukes GOP on debt talks

In a blistering rebuke of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday pressed lawmakers to accept tax increases as part of a deal to cut the nation's deficits and... Read more »

June 29, 2011

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