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President Barack Obama and his allies in the Senate promise to press ahead with separate votes on pieces of his failed $447 billion jobs measure despite unanimous opposition from Republicans. But there also are signs of slippage among Democrats and some suggestion that the strategy isn't working with voters.

Future votes on individual pieces of the measure aren't likely to fare better than a pared-back jobs measure designed to boost hiring of teachers...

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