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House Votes to Block Arizona Indian Casino Obama Approves

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to block an Indian casino project in Phoenix, Arizona, even as the Obama administration and state and federal courts have given it the green light.

The Tohono O’odham Nation, which has a reservation the geographic size of Connecticut near Tucson, plans to build a 225,000-square-foot gaming facility not far from the Cardinals’ football stadium in the suburb of Glendale.