Americans Say They Are Dissatisfied With Washington
By: David Greene and Cokie Roberts //
October 3, 2011
A recent poll shows Americans are dissatisfied with lawmakers in Washington, D.C. If the supercommittee fails to agree on a way to reduce the federal deficit, the negative feelings toward Washington could escalate.
Actor James Gandolfini, 51, has reportedly died. Variety magazine reports that he suffered a "sudden stroke." The cause of death is not yet known with certainty, but HBO says the actor may have suffered a heart attack.
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the company's controversial role in American agriculture, it's probably Fraley.
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