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Senate Republicans pass budget plan, eye Obamacare repeal 9:20pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday narrowly passed a Republican budget plan that prescribes deep domestic spending cuts to eliminate deficits by 2024 and aids the party's goal of trying to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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New York holds special congressional election to replace Grimm

NEW YORK - New Yorkers voted in a special election to replace disgraced Representative Michael Grimm on Tuesday,

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Senate Republicans determined to move on fast track trade bill

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans plan to push ahead with legislation key to sealing a Pacific trade pact as soon as possible, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday, despite objections from the chamber's top Democrat.

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Labor Dept to unveil proposed overtime pay rules

WASHINGTON - Overtime pay rules for broad swaths of salaried U.S. workers would be overhauled under a proposal that moved forward on Tuesday, with President Barack Obama pushing to make overtime more widely available.

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Firms could record some phone calls without consent under California bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Companies would no longer have to tell consumers they are recording some cellphone conversations until 20 seconds into the calls under a bill approved Tuesday by a committee in the California legislature.

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