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Upstart Car Service Butts Heads With D.C.'s Taxis

Customers have many complaints against the cabs in Washington, D.C., including not all of them take credit cards. But a new service has taken the city by surprise including the cab commission. The service is called Uber and you can request a car from a mobile phone and pay for it by credit card.
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Gingrich Vows To Press On After Florida Primary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has promised his supporters that his campaign will go on to the Republican party's convention. The Florida primary is Tuesday, and Mitt Romney is expected to collect all the delegates in that nominating contest.
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It's A Good Time To Be An L.A. Clippers 'Superfan'

The Lakers have Jack Nicholson. Los Angeles' other NBA team has "Clipper Darrell." He has missed only one home game in the past nine years and shows up in full Clippers gear to taunt the other team. Now that his team is no longer second fiddle in Los Angeles, Clipper Darrell is in his element.
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Here's A Pie In Your Eye: A Brief History Of Food Fights

Whether throwing it, dumping it or serving it, protesters have used food to express their discontent with public figures for centuries. The delivery of 500 tacos to a Connecticut mayor's office is just the latest incarnation.
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Parents Cheat On Booster Seats, Despite Safety Risks

Parents don't always use booster seats for children, even though they're required in 47 states. Only half insisted their child use a booster when riding in the family car with boosterless friends.
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Sen. Jon Tester Decries Citizens United's Impact In Montana, Nationally

Sen. Jon Tester has proposed a constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. On All Things Considered Monday, Tester explained to co-host Melissa Block his opposition to Citizens United and the concerns he has about what he sees as its negative impact on American democracy.
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Mortgage Giant Places Bets Against Homeowners

NPR and ProPublica have found that Freddie Mac, the giant government-owned mortgage company, has been placing financial bets against homeowners. Specifically, Freddie Mac has made targeted investments that pay off if homeowners are unable to refinance their mortgages. At the same time, Freddie has been making it harder for many homeowners to get new loans.
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Gingrich's Other Opponent: Who Is Saul Alinsky?

Most people have never have heard of Saul Alinsky, but Newt Gingrich seems to mention his name every chance he gets. Alinsky wrote the book on community organizing — actually, two books — and he's a hero to the left and a demon to the right. Why does Alinsky inspire so much passion?
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In GOP Primary Race, Can Steadiness Trump Passion?

For almost a year, Mitt Romney has tried to portray himself as the grown-up in the Republican race for the presidential nomination. Now, over the course of two debates and countless Florida campaign stops, the buttoned-up businessman is showing that he can get tough, too.

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