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WASHINGTON (AP) A publicist for the couple that crashed a White House state dinner denies they are ``shopping'' any interviews or demanding TV network payments to tell their story. The publicist also says Michaele and Tareq Salahi aren't making any formal comments to the media.

WASHINGTON (AP) Republican critics are urging their Senate counterparts to start over on a health care reform bill that comes up for Senate debate in Washington this week. But lawmakers say there's little chance of starting over on a plan the U.S. House already has haggled over at length.

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