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Obama seals Iran deal win

Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress. The decisive 34th commitment came from Maryland Democrat Barbara Mikulski, who ...

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Free speech amendment headed for committee vote

A proposed constitutional amendment to allow regulation of contributions and spending for political campaigns is headed to the full Senate Committee on the Judiciary for debate. An amended proposal was approved along party lines Wednesday by the Subcommittee on the ...

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Sibley owner calls for vote delay

The Monroe County Legislature may vote Feb. 12 on the $3 million purchase of Eastman Kodak Co. property on State Street, but the owner of the college’s home is calling for a time-out. Gilbert Winn, a principal in the company ...

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Reid postpones vote on anti-piracy bill

WASHINGTON — Facing a storm of protest over online piracy legislation, Senate and House leaders said Friday they will put off further action on the measure. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he was postponing a test vote set ...

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House, Senate at odds over payroll tax cut

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate barreled toward a collision Monday over some of the chief ingredients of President Barack Obama’s recipe for reviving the economy, with tax increases and jobless benefit cuts awaiting millions of Americans on New Year’s ...

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PAETEC shareholders OK Windstream merger

The merger between PAETEC Holding Corp. and Windstream Communications is moving forward with the approval of stockholders. At a special meeting Thursday in Manhattan, approximately 99 percent of the shares voting were in favor of adopting the merger agreement, according to a release.

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