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As strike deadline looms for unionized rail workers, Congress prepares to intervene

F. Vincent Vernuccio
Photo: AP

UPDATE: Late Thursday night, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train Dispatchers Association reached a tentative agreement with the nation's major freight railroads. The agreement was reached after mounting congressional pressure urged a settlement, to avoid a strike that could have cost the economy billions.

GOP jobs plan: Rein in ‘rogue’ NLRB

11:08 PM 10/26/2011

In the wake of a Senate failure for the president’s jobs bill, Republicans are advancing their own plans in the House of Representatives.