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Senate Democrats pushing tax cuts for business

WASHINGTON — Democrats want to push tax cuts through the Senate for companies that hire new workers, give raises or buy major new equipment this year. With neither party eager to let the other claim campaign-season victories, the ultimate fate ...

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Obama calls on Congress to act on jobs bill

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama bluntly challenged Congress Monday to act immediately on his new jobs plan, brandishing a copy of the legislation in the Rose Garden and demanding: “No games, no politics, no delays.” Surrounded by police officers, firefighters, ...

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Obama halts controversial EPA regulation

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday scrapped his administration’s controversial plans to tighten smog rules, bowing to the demands of congressional Republicans and some business leaders. Obama overruled the Environmental Protection Agency — and the unanimous opinion of its ...

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