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Construction jobs proposals stall

President Barack Obama hosted low-key talks with congressional leaders Wednesday in what was described as an effort to find potential areas of legislative bipartisanship. Notably absent were any pressing deadlines, feuds or crises.

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GOP promotes plan to help small businesses

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a package of largely uncontroversial measures they said will help small businesses raise capital and create jobs while showing that Congress can put aside its partisan differences and act in the country's economic interests.

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Walker wants lawmakers to break mining impasse (UPDATE)

Gov. Scott Walker encouraged lawmakers Tuesday to break their impasse over legislation that would streamline the state's mining permitting process, saying it should be possible to produce a bill that protects the environment while also giving mining companies enough incentive to bring jobs to the state.

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