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Bipartisan Group Agrees To Overhauling Immigration

The proposal would include a pathway to citizenship for millions of people now in the United States illegally. Republicans have led the opposition to that change up to now, commonly calling it amnesty.
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Week In News: A Rocky Start To Obama's Second

Less than a week into his second term, President Obama has already met with resistance over procedural matters, such as his use of the recess appointment to circumvent the Senate confirmation process. Weekends on All Things Considered host Robert Smith speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic.
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Te'o Drama Is Telling In More Ways Than One

In her 'Can I Just Tell You' essay, host Michel Martin says the Manti Te'o fake-girlfriend-drama is just another piece of evidence that adults have failed when it comes to teaching kids about sexuality.
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Week In News: Speculating On Obama's Second Term

With just a couple of days before President Obama receives his second inaugural parade, weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about whether we can expect Obama's second term to fall into the same patterns as previous second-term presidents. Historically, the second term has an emphasis on foreign policy and is often riddled with scandal.
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The Reselling Of Lance: A Job Too Big Even For Oprah

The rapid rollout of an apology tour that culminates with Thursday's airing of his sit-down with Oprah Winfrey gives us a front-row seat to the workings of the modern-day reputation reset. But just what can the hyperaggressive Lance Armstrong accomplish with this orchestrated stab at humility?
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Gun Supporters Dig In Their Heels

Vice President Biden is expected to make his recommendations about ways to curb gun violence Tuesday. Over the weekend, the protagonists played out the debate on the Sunday TV shows.

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