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Congress aims to finish 2011 spending plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional leaders and the White House voiced support on Tuesday for striking a deal on funding for the government through September 30, setting up talks in earnest on how much public spending to cut. Read the full story.
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Challenges to Dodd-Frank surface in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The first targeted legislative challenges to 2010’s Dodd-Frank financial regulation reforms are emerging in the Congress, with nine senators introducing a bipartisan bill on Tuesday to delay a proposed cap on debit card interchange fees. Read the full story.
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Miami area mayor faces ouster in major recall vote

MIAMI (Reuters) – Voters in one of the most populous counties in the United States went to the polls on Tuesday for a recall vote, spearheaded by a billionaire anti-tax crusader, aimed at toppling a once-popular Republican mayor. Read the full story.
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Governor unveils cuts to close Ohio budget gap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – Ohio’s Republican Governor John Kasich on Tuesday unveiled a $55.5 billion two-year budget that sells off five prisons and slices aid to local governments to help close an $8 billion budget gap. Read the full story.
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