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  • Democratic Rep. John Garamendi, right, gestures as he discusses legislation he and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa, left, are proposing to study the cost of building a reservoir in the Sites Valley during a news conference near Maxwell, Calif., Wednesday, March 19, 2014.   The proposed measure calls for a federal study of the costs of building a reservoir in a valley about an hour's drive north of Sacramento.  The bill would not guarantee federal funding for the reservoir, which is expected to cost between $2 billion and $3 billion dollars. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    2 congressmen seek momentum to build new reservoir

    Two members of California's congressional delegation on Wednesday called for building a new reservoir north of Sacramento, displaying bipartisan agreement on one potential solution to California's long-term water problems.

  • Rep. John Garamendi, California Democrat (left) talks with Del. Donna Christensen, Virgin Islands Democrat, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, July 28, 2011. (AP Photo File/Harry Hamburg)

    Unions, left rally for hiking taxes on rich

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has long abandoned hopes of including any tax increases in ongoing debt-ceiling negotiations, but that didn't stop labor unions and left-leaning groups from calling for a final plan that raises taxes on the wealthy and doesn't cut any entitlement programs.

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