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Analysts Point To Several Factors In Wheldon's Death

The auto racing industry has a long history of taking casualties seriously and sharing the latest safety information with all of the leagues. Analysts are beginning to closely study what led to two-time Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon's death on Sunday.

Week In Politics: Alleged Assassination Attempt; Free Trade Agreements

Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne, of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks, of the New York Times.

Fact Check: Delving Into The Latest GOP Debate

The Republican presidential candidates made a lot of claims at Tuesday's night debate in Hanover, N.H. Steve Inskeep and Bill Adair, editor of the non-partisan, fact-checking website, truth squad the latest GOP debate.

Some In Obama's Party Opposed To Jobs Plan

President Obama has been going around the country trying to rev up crowds demanding Congress pass his jobs bill. But besides Republicans, some Democrats also oppose Obama's plan.

A Nobel Peace Prize For The Arab Spring? Who Would That Go To?

The world will soon learn who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Not surprisingly, there's been much speculation that the prize committee might honor the participants of the Arab Spring. But who, exactly, would get the award?

Americans Say They Are Dissatisfied With Washington

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.

Republican Primary Calendar In Chaos

The Florida Legislature is likely to move its primary up to Jan. 31. That move will have a domino effect on primaries and caucuses in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.