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Governors warn Washington against fiscal inaction

MILWAUKEE — The nation’s governors have a warning for President Barack Obama and Congress: A fiscal standoff in Washington this fall could be catastrophic for states already feeling the fallout of sweeping cuts in federal spending. “When there’s uncertainty in ...

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Senate OKs Perez to head Labor Department

Tom Perez

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate confirmed Thomas Perez on Thursday to become secretary of labor, elevating the son of Dominican immigrants who as a top Justice Department official won praise from Democrats for aggressively enforcing civil rights laws and criticism ...

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