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GOP says Energy Dept. tried to delay solar layoffs

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs last year until after the 2010 midterm elections, Republican investigators say. A memo prepared by GOP staff at the House Energy and Commerce ...

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A guide: The new mortgage-refi plan

WASHINGTON — Two big questions loom over the Obama administration’s latest bid to help troubled homeowners: Will it work? And who would benefit? By easing eligibility rules, the administration hopes 1 million more homeowners will qualify for its refinancing program ...

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Bid to block AT&T deal reflects on telecom industry

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has explained its effort to block AT&T’s purchase of T-Mobile USA by saying it will fight mergers that would reduce competition and hurt consumers. Yet few think the lawsuit the administration filed Wednesday signals a more aggressive stance ...

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