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Obama withdraws smog regulation, overruling EPA

President Barack Obama Friday announced that he would overrule the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial anti-smog regulations. Business leaders and Republicans had voiced strong objections to the new smog standards, and they count Obama’s decision as a victory. Obama cited a desire to avoid costly regulations as his reason for telling…

Obama sets Boehner straight on regulations

President Barack Obama dealt House Speaker John Boehner the latest blow Tuesday in the lawmakers’ war of words. In response to a letter Boehner sent Obama last week accusing the president of overreaching with “job-crushing” federal regulations, Obama sent his own letter chiding the speaker. “I agree that it is…