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Week In News: Deal Keeps U.S. Afloat, For Now

Today, the Senate approved a $1 trillion bill to fund the government and a two-month payroll tax cut extension. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about the last minute deal and other top stories from the past week.
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Despite Polls, Obama Says He Should Be Re-Elected

President Obama appeared on the CBS show 60 Minutes Sunday night to answer questions about his prospects for re-election. Meanwhile, Republican presidential contenders took part in another debate over the weekend, where the presumed frontrunner, New Gingrich, defended himself against verbal attacks from the other candidates.
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Week In News: Plan To Save Eurozone Takes A Hit

On Friday, British Prime Minister David Cameron vetoed an E.U. plan to solve its economic woes, which caused a severe rift among Europe's greatest powers. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about the Eurozone crisis and other top stories from the past week.
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GOP Race: Cain Out; Gingrich In Spotlight

Linda Wertheimer speaks with NPR's Cokie Roberts about the latest in politics, including a shakeup in the Republican presidential race.
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The Politics Of Late-Night TV

The couches of late night TV shows have become the new must do on the campaign trail for a presidential candidate. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's political junkie Ken Rudin about how getting a laugh on Leno or Letterman could help a candidate's image.

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