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With the 2012 elections not that far off, Republicans are taking on President Obama’s high-speed rail plan.
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President Obama’s vision for high-speed rail has been rejected by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a Republican, and embraced by Illinois governor Patrick Quinn, a Democrat.