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FROM THE BLOGS:

The market isn't free, so why make it even less so with right-to-work laws?
At Reason's Hit & Run blog, J.D. Tuccile responds to criticism of a blog post he wrote on right-to-work laws. 

The congressional roots of the Fed's new 'Evans Rule'
The history behind the new "Evans Rule" goes back to Congress in the 1970s, notes Sarah Binder at The Monkey Cage

The right way to do democracy wrong
The passage of right-to-work legislation shows Michigan legislators realized something important: that the best time "to smack representative democracy" is right after an election, argues Alex Koppelman at The New Yorker's News Desk blog

Virginia: Next stop for union battles?
The Corner's Jack Fowler wonders whether Virginia will be the next state to consider controversial legislation relating to unions.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Senate unveils Hurricane Sandy bill
The Senate Appropriations Committee unveiled a proposal to spend $60.4 billion to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, reports The Hill's Erik Wasson. 

Pelosi compares Boehner's tax dilemma to her handling of Iraq war
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) argued House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) should be willing to risk his Speakership to pass a deficit-reduction deal, according to The Hill's Mike Lillis.

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