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July 18, 2011 7:03 AM

Future of incandescent bulbs looks dim

So, how many members of Congress does it take to screw up a light bulb? It only sounds like a joke. The fate of the incandescent bulb, the oldest and most common of household electrical devices, has morphed into a political litmus test, one championed by conservative leaders from Rush Limbaugh to Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann.

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