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Obama Vows to Press Ahead on Clean Power Plan After Setback

President Barack Obama at a news conference in the White House Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama at a news conference in the White House Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON—The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his...


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  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign stop at the Rochester Opera House, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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  • This Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 photo provided by NBC shows Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, and Larry David during the "Larry David" episode of the "Steam Ship" sketch on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him. Sanders is the third presidential candidate to appear on "SNL" this season. (Dana Edelson/NBC via AP)

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  • Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio speaks during the Republican Presidential Candidates Debate February 6, 2016 at St. Anselm's College Institute of Politics in Manchester, New Hampshire. 
Seven Republicans campaigning to be US president are in a fight for survival in their last debate Saturday before the New Hampshire primary, battling to win over a significant number of undecided voters. / AFP / Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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