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Here’s what you can expect to hear from Congress this fall

WASHINGTON — High unemployment numbers forced jobs to the top of the agenda, but Congress still must pass a federal budget before the end of the month. And Minnesota lawmakers have roles in key proposals.

Congress and -- especially -- Obama have made job creation their top fall priority.
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Congress and — especially — Obama have made job creation their top fall priority.
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Norm Ornstein
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Norm Ornstein

No Minnesotans sit on this so-called “super committee,” but its work through the fall and the final plan it submits will be among the most watched legislative developments as the leaves change and the snow begins to fall in Washington.

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