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7:47 AM EDT on August 3, 2009

    • LaHood twists the Senate's arm on re-upping "cash for clunkers" ... (AP)
    • ... while some Republicans sense an opening and start criticizing the car-rebate program (NYT)
    • Can Schumer and Lautenberg coax their colleagues into more high-speed rail money? (NYT)
    • Congress, led by Oberstar, slams agencies for slow stimulus spending (Reuters)

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