Politics Breaking News: Obama Takes on Power Plants as Part of New Climate Plan

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President Barack Obama tried to revive his stalled climate change agenda by promising new rules to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants and other domestic actions including support for renewable energy. Missouri Democratic Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill that would force unions in the state to get written permission before withholding dues from paychecks of public employees. Edward Snowden's disappearance from view has heightened speculation that the former U.S. spy agency contractor may be talking to Russian secret services, which see him as a "tasty morsel" that is too good to miss.

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