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Washington Roundup

The Congressional season had been scheduled to close on Friday, but a backlog of appropriations bills which have got to be cleared will keep legislators stuck in Washington and off the campaign trail for at least one more week. Appropriations bills typically become a vehicle for passing failed leftovers, the sponsors of which remain unable to get through the seven stages of legislative grief.
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Wanted: Taiwanese to confirm Dell-AMD lovefest

Updated Industry sources today confirmed that there was "no plans", imminent or otherwise by Dell to use AMD chips. This evening, Caroline Wilson, corporate PR manager for Dell Europe issued us with a categoric denial, and on the record too.