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Governor Cuomo’s budget seeks to reverse past "shams"

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveils his first budget plan on Tuesday, giving him the opportunity to alter a process he labeled as a “sham” that leads to runaway spending and deception similar to what he uncovered on Wall Street. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/UocKerj0cZk/us-newyork-budget-cuomo-idUSTRE70U71Q20110201\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Gov. Jerry Brown presses California on budget vote

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Governor Jerry Brown pressed California lawmakers in his state-of-the-state address on Monday to let voters decide on his budget plan, saying any attempt to block a special election would be irresponsible in light of protests in Egypt and Tunisia. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/z-PKvry69l0/us-economy-california-brown-idUSTRE7100GT20110201\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Judge strikes down healthcare reform law

MIAMI (Reuters) – A federal judge in Florida struck down President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare overhaul as unconstitutional on Monday in the biggest legal challenge yet to federal authority to enact the law. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/Y0D71tFGbgg/us-usa-healthcare-ruling-idUSTRE70U6RY20110201\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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White House clean energy standard gets key support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Monday won a key endorsement for its proposal to boost U.S. electricity generation by clean energy sources as the head of the Senate’s energy panel said he could back the idea of including nuclear power in the fuel mix. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/5MG-5Pdg91s/us-usa-bingaman-nuclear-idUSTRE70U64Z20110131\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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