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Mississippi House Votes To Accept All Stimulus Money, Defying GOP Governor

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Last month, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) criticized "excess spending" in the federal recovery package, saying he (like Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal) would reject $50 million in unemployment benefits for part-time workers. But yesterday, the state legislature passed a bill circumventing Barbour:

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