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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: February 4, 2008

Des Moines IA – A vote is likely this week in the U.S. Senate on a revision to the President's economic stimulus package that would extend tax rebates to low-income families, the unemployed and senior citizens. Bruce Koeppl with AARP Iowa says the positive effects on Iowa's economy of providin ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - California is expected to flex some "environmental muscle" on Super Tuesday, according to local groups that have helped lead the state's campaign to place tough pollution standards on cars and trucks. David Allgood with the California League of Conservation Voters says the state's ...Read More

Columbus, OH – President Bush officially unveils his last budget proposal today. One key feature is a set of cuts and/or freezes in domestic spending on programs that provide poverty relief, housing, and healthcare. Ericka Thoms with the Ohio Federal Budget Coalition believes that's the wrong ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Tomorrow, voters in several Great Lakes states head to the polls for Super Tuesday. While Michigan already voted last month, State Senator Patty Birkholz believes there is still a lot at stake for the state. She points out that, as the auto industry has declined, Michigan is beco ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Keep the water here, and keep it clean. Those are the messages being delivered to presidential candidates for Super Tuesday by lawmakers from the Great Lakes region. Illinois State Representative Karen May has signed on; she says it's worth noting that the "Great Lakes Compac ...Read More

Nashville, TN – The economy, the housing crisis and climate change are on the minds of Tennesseeans as they cast their "Super Tuesday" primary votes. Brent Blackwelder with Friends of the Earth says climate change has become so important that both Republican and Democratic presidential hopefu ...Read More

Denver, CO - Health insurance coverage for all Coloradans was the recommendation last week from the Blue Ribbon Commission for Health Care Reform. Now, there's a new push on to insure the state's youngest citizens, according to Tara Trujillo with the Colorado Children's Campaign. "This takes the ne ...Read More

Helena, MT – Scientists in Montana are joining hundreds of experts across the country trying to "light a fire" under Congress. They're concerned about the effects of climate change, including the extreme fire risks that are resulting from prolonged drought and higher summer temperatures. They' ...Read More

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