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WASHINGTON (AP) Former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is forming an issues-oriented political action committee. For now, she's calling it "Christine PAC." The Republican and tea party favorite says the PAC will allow her to endorse candidates, do independent expenditures in certain races and lobby on issues.

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says he and wife Michelle are deeply saddened by the death of Elizabeth Edwards. Obama defeated Elizabeth Edwards' estranged husband John for the Democratic nomination in 2008. The 61-year-old died yesterday of cancer.

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