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White House setbacks on health care, energy

The White House ran into two bumps in the road on domestic policy Tuesday: higher gross costs for healthcare reform and stiffer Senate resistance to wind and solar power subsidies backed by President Barack Obama. The Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the first front, within minutes of a 49-49 Senate roll call in which Democrats failed to get even a simple majority for a nearly $12 billion package of energy-related tax incentives.