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Article updated: 11/13/2012 9:59 AM

Bears, budgets, farmers top Congress to-do list

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After a seven-week pause, Congress returns Tuesday to a crowded agenda of unfinished business overshadowed by the urgent need for President Barack Obama and lawmakers to avert the economic double hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.

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Bears and budgets top the list as Congress returns Tuesday from a seven-week election break to a long list of unfinished business.
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