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Power Breakfast For May 18, 2010

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The same ol' four-letter word keeps being muttered in the hallways and backrooms of Congress.

Jobs.

At least two bills that focus squarely on job-creation are stuck behind the giant legislative hairball that is financial regulatory reform, which the Senate may or may not succeed in hacking up before the Memorial Day recess.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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5 Things To Know About President Obama's Budget

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