The National Republican Congressional Committee is pumping millions into ads that target vulnerable Democrats, among them John Barrow. He is the last white Blue Dog Democrat from the Deep South. His district will be even harder for the Democrat to win this time because of redistricting and strong anti-Obama sentiment. NPR's Kathy Lohr reports.
A short-term fix for the nearly empty Highway Trust Fund is a step closer to President Obama's desk. Congress has been talking about the long-term problems with the construction account, but the two chambers have not agreed on a long-term solution.
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