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Water Projects-6

FILE - This April 23, 2013 file photo shows workers inspecting a clay levee being built to protect homes on the north side of Fargo, N.D., from expected flooding from the Red River, which is seen in the foreground. Big money water projects used to be a favorite target of good-government types who railed against political pork. Now the same projects are a rare unifying factor in a dysfunctional Congress. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)