Senate GOP blocks Obama infrastructure plan (AP) – 1263th Edition

4 11 2011

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, center, with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo, left, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, to call for Senate action on the jobs bills, known as the 'Forgotten 15' passed by the Republican-led House of Representatives. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)AP – Republicans in the Senate Thursday dealt President Barack Obama the third in a string of defeats on his stimulus-style jobs agenda, blocking a $60 billion measure for building and repairing infrastructure like roads and rail lines.

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