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Some Arizona Counties Still Counting Ballots

The wheels of democracy turn slowly in Arizona. The state is still counting ballots from Election Day in a number of counties — and a number of races hang in the balance.
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Tea Party Assessing Damage From Election 2012?

One group that's picking up the pieces after the election is the Tea Party. Host Michel Martin talks to Tea Party Patriots' Shelby Blakely about what went wrong, and what's next for Tea Party activists.
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Obama Hopes For Another Victory: Avoiding Fiscal Cliff

President Obama is meeting with labor leaders at the White House on Tuesday — the first in a series of meetings aimed at avoiding automatic tax increases and spending cuts in the new year. The newly re-elected president is hoping to translate victory at the ballot box into success in shaping policy.
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Fiscal Cliff Would Only Dent The Deficit

Virtually everyone agrees that allowing the nation to fall off the so-called fiscal cliff would be a bad thing. Government programs would be cut, taxes would rise and experts say the economy would fall back into recession. And after all that, the nation still would be dealing with a budget deficit.
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Conservative Media Caught in the Blame Game

Some Republicans say Romney's loss is partly the fault of conservative media that kept overstating the candidate's real strength.

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