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Democrats who wield the gavel in the House and Senate crafted a plan to spend $3 billion of stimulus cash. They also appointed an entirely new slate of judges to the appeals court, expanding its jurisdiction and shifting its politics.

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Big Money for Big Biz, Not as Much for Poor

Lawmakers go on a spending spree with billions of dollars from Uncle Sam.

Big business cleaned up this week, taking home the biggest prizes in the special session to spend $3 billion in stimulus cash. Meanwhile, low-income Virginians didn't fare quite as well.


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