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Power Breakfast For August 9, 2010

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Whether by plane, train or automobile, most House members are en route BACK to Washington today. On a phone call with reporters, Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen explained the decision to return early. It's for the children.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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Not My Job: We Quiz The Duplass Brothers On Sibling Rivalry

Mark and Jay Duplass take a break from writing, directing, acting and producing to play a game called "Hating you is like hating myself."
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Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly

Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a West Texas resort on Saturday morning. He was 79.
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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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