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Good Deeds Punished as Crossroads Dings Dems on Debt Plan

Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS has launched a series of political attack ads going after Democrats for supporting Simpson-Bowles—the bipartisan plan to control the federal debt. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Merger Plan Raises Tax-Inversion Issue

Talks between Burger King and Tim Hortons to merge in a tax-advantaged inversion deal drew quick condemnation from some lawmakers. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Sarah Palin’s Attack on Gov. Sean Parnell’s Plan Aligns Her With State Democrats

Former Gov. Sarah Palin and her successor, who served as her lieutenant, have become rivals over a ballot measure to be decided on Tuesday. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Lawmakers in drought-hit California finally agree on water plan

California Governor Jerry Brown approved on Wednesday a $ 7.6 billion plan to improve water supplies in the drought-stricken state that will be put before voters in November, ending a year of political wrangling over the measure. California is in the throes of a devastating multi-year drought that is expected to cost its economy $ […]

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Facing Historic Drought, California Lawmakers Vote To Place $7.5 Billion Water Plan On The Ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Driven to action by the state’s historic drought, California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $ 7.5 billion water plan before voters in November. The measure marks the largest investment in decades in the state’s water infrastructure and is designed to build reservoirs, clean up contaminated groundwater and promote water-saving […]

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Senate Democrats Outline Plan Making Tax Inversions Less Enticing

Senate Democrats moved on a vow to crack down on U.S. companies that move overseas for tax purposes, outlining a proposal to make the economics of the practice less appealing that could come up for Senate vote ahead of the midterm elections. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Amid drought, California Democrats seek Republican votes on water plan

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – California Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to win Republican support for a plan to improve water supplies that has been mired in regional and party politics for a year, even as the state suffers from a three-year drought that shows no sign of ending. A day after voting for […]

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U.S. Backs Sunni Plan to Fight Jihadists in Iraq

The U.S. is holding talks with Sunni Muslim officials in Iraq who have requested help in organizing grass-roots fighting forces to counter an extremist militant group seizing territory across the country. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Park Service moves plan for gov’t to shoot deer at Civil War sites

The National Park Service has tentatively approved a plan that envisions government sharpshooters killing more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years to curb damage to plants and trees. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Rubio defends his immigration plan, calls Obama’s policy a ‘lure’ in Central America

Florida GOP Senator Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, press ahead Sunday with his multi-step immigration-reform plan, amid criticism that conservative voters have forced him to backtrack on comprehensive reform. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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