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Power Breakfast: Rematches After Redistricting

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Official Washington is a city of contradictions in more ways than one. Memories are long, but second chances are hardly unheard of. Many a fallen politician has risen again.

Outgoing Maryland Democrat Frank Kratovil is already contemplating a rematch with Republican Andy Harris. For Kratovil, the vote-getting prospects could look quite different if he decides to run again for the 1st Congressional District in 2012. In a word: redistricting.

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Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
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More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.
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Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

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How To Help Teens And Children Fight 'Tech Addiction'

Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.

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