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7:49 AM EST on December 31, 2009

    • Obama administration sends $3.5 billion in new taxpayer money to the mortgage arm of auto lender GMAC, making the federal government its majority shareholder (WaPo)
    • The landscape of interest groups lobbying on climate change is getting big -- crazy big (NYT Blogs)
    • Build America Bonds are spurring a big uptick in municipal bond sales for infrastructure (Bloomberg)
    • One proposal to help marshal public support for higher gas taxes: Let people know exactly where their money is going (
    • Massachusetts Gov. Patrick to cancel $18 million in planned school transportation cuts (Globe)

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