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New coalition looks to stop state raids of transportation money

Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola plans on introducing a major tax package to pump $400 million to $600 million a year into the dwindling transportation trust fund, along with a constitutional amendment to put the fund into a “lockbox” ...

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Banking, other deals drive stock indexes higher

NEW YORK — Financial companies led the stock market higher Tuesday after another big banking deal raised hopes that more acquisitions could be on the way. Toronto-Dominion Bank is buying Chrysler Financial, the automaker’s old lending arm, from Cerberus Capital ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Obama in the briar patch

Have Republicans thrown President Barack Obama into the briar patch? Have they done just what he wanted them to do — make it possible to give the economy the stimulus it would not get in the new, deficit-preoccupied Congress? He’s ...

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Tax package heads toward high stakes vote in House

WASHINGTON — A massive tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes is headed for a vote in the House Thursday even as rebellious Democrats complain it is too generous to the wealthy. House ...

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Senate acts; Keeping tax rates intact up to House

WASHINGTON — The Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes while also reducing their Social Security taxes and extending jobless benefits. The $858 billion package now goes ...

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