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If EnergyTransfer Equity LP's takeover of rival midstream operatorWilliams Cos. Inc. issupposed to be a friendly merger, the friendship appears be on the rocks as thetwo companies feud over the consummation of the corporate marriage that wasproposed in September. "This is theCuban Missile Crisis of mergers," one analyst remarked.

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3. Coalprovides Republicans needed ammunition in battleground state of Ohio

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