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Boehner: GOP Won't Support Raising Tax Rates

House Speaker John Boehner went before the press on Friday as the White House and Congress quickly shifted from the election to the so-called "fiscal cliff."
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Uprooted By Sandy, Residents Scatter To New Housing

FEMA has put more than 30,000 New York and New Jersey residents in hotels and motels and given out roughly $300 million in rental assistance. Mobile homes are on their way to hard-hit areas, and some with housing are opening their doors.
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Some In GOP Criticize Fox For Failing Its Audience

A lively post-election debate has sprung up in conservative circles — about the conservative media. It's asking if Republicans were well-served by their favorite pundits and bloggers who were insisting that they would win on Election Day. Former Governor Mitt Romney was reported to have been so certain of a victory on Tuesday night, that he didn't even draft a concession speech.
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Obama Insists On Tax Hikes For Wealthy Americans

On Friday, President Obama made his first public remarks since winning re-election. He used the moment to insist on greater revenues from the affluent in any deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
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Thousands Still Living In The Cold After Sandy

In New York City, medical personnel are fanning out to provide care to residents in apartment buildings left cold and powerless by superstorm Sandy. Many people have been living without basic necessities since the storm hit 11 days ago and the teams are going door-to-door to find and treat those with medical needs.
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Palm Beach County Still Counting Votes In Florida

Once all the votes are counted, President Obama is expected to eke out a narrow victory in the battleground state of Florida. But many are asking why voters had to stand in long lines for hours — on Election Day and in early voting — and also why the vote counting is taking so long.
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New York Still Pumping Water Out Of Subway System

Robert Siegel talks to Lieutenant Colonel Michael Clancy, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and George Kern, Director of Bridge and Tunnel Operations for the New York City Department of Transportation, about the millions of gallons of water that has been pumped out from the tunnels after super storm Sandy and the challenges of dealing with a natural disaster of that magnitude.

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