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Congress passes highway bill hours before deadline

By Sean Lengell | 07/31/14 10:16 PM

After several delays, Congress voted late Thursday to keep federal highway money flowing to states just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.
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Slow, steady progress: U.S. economy adds 209,000 jobs in July, unemployment ticks up to 6.2 percent

By Joseph Lawler | 08/01/14 11:49 AM

The U.S. labor market may finally be gathering momentum. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 209,000 payroll jobs in July.
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This GOP governor wants to halt offshore oil and gas exploration

By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 09:50 AM

Three West Coast Democratic governors came out against offshore drilling this week, but it's a Republican governor's moves on the Atlantic Ocean that have drawn some attention.
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