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Poll: Wisconsin governor rising in Republican eyes

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who signed sweeping curbs on public unions into law on March 11, may be emerging as a potential 2012 Republican presidential contender, according to a poll issued on Thursday. Read the full story.
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Idaho governor signs union curbs on teachers

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Idaho’s Republican Governor Butch Otter on Thursday signed into law a measure that strips public school teachers of some major collective bargaining rights and does away with teacher tenure. Read the full story.
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Senators ask U.S. to review nuclear plants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two senators on Thursday asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the capacity of the nation’s nuclear plants to withstand disasters in the wake of the Japan nuclear crisis. Read the full story.
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Kerry warns U.S. against failing to act on Libya

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. failure to act more swiftly and forcefully over Libya is allowing an “extraordinary opportunity” to slip away and Washington’s reputation could be affected for decades by its response, a key senator said on Wednesday. Read the full story.
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