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Some Florida Seniors Divided On '47 Percent'

In politically important Florida, seniors react to Mitt Romney's take on the so-called "47 percent" and the Middle East.
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U.S.-Afghan Patrols Halted After Insider Attacks

The U.S. command in Afghanistan has suspended joint patrols by U.S. and Afghan forces. The move comes as the military tries to figure out how to stop insider attacks by Afghans against U.S. and NATO troops.
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Newsweek's 'Muslim Rage' Cover Mocked On Twitter

Audie Cornish talks to Cairo-based journalist Ashraf Khalil about the sarcastic Twitter response to a Newsweek cover story headlined "Muslim Rage." The story was about violent protests in the Muslim world that were sparked by an online video that denigrates Islam's Prophet Mohammed.
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Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First U.S. Trip In Decades

Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has gone from political prisoner to globe-trotting stateswoman and now she's in Washington to pick up numerous awards, including the highest honor from Congress. Her first public appearance is at the U.S. Institute of Peace, where she will speak along with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who visited Suu Kyi's house in Burma.
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Romney Still Doing Damage Control For '47 Percent'

Anytime a candidate calls an unexpected press conference in the evening, you know it's not good news. We look at the latest news and political fall out from the release of Mitt Romney's remarks at a private fundraiser. The comments were made in May and the recording was released by Mother Jones magazine.
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Biden A Vital Surrogate For Obama On Campaign Trail

Vice President Joe Biden has been an important surrogate for President Obama this year, as he was four years ago. Biden especially excels at connecting with white, working-class voters — a group with which the president has struggled.
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Chicago Teachers Union Delegates Vote On Contract

The Chicago Teachers Union's House of Delegates is set to vote on calling off the strike on Tuesday. On Sunday the delegates voted down a proposed contract offer, saying they needed more time to consider it. The surprise rejection revealed divisions within the union that may make it hard to agree on a contract.

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