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Mike Magner

Managing Editor, National Journal Daily

mmagner@nationaljournal.com

A native of South Bend, Ind., and a graduate of Georgetown University, Mike Magner has been a journalist for more than 35 years. He worked for the Kalamazoo Gazette, the Newhouse Newspapers Washington Bureau and an environmental news service before joining National Journal in February 2007. He is the author of Poisoned Legacy: The Human Cost of BP's Rise to Power, published by St. Martin's Press in 2011.

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Defying a veto threat, Republicans push through bill to limit EPA regulation of power plants.

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