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High Schools Grads 'Scarred' By High Unemployment

A new report by Rutgers University shows only 27 percent of recent high school graduates who are not enrolled in college have full-time jobs. Many young people with only high school diplomas say their hopes for the future have been dashed by the high cost of college.
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Barrett Loses Rematch In Wis. Recall Election

The confetti and balloons have all fallen at Republican Governor Scott Walker's headquarters after his big win in Wisconsin's recall election. Now Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to understand what the results mean for the upcoming presidential election. Mara Liasson talks with Audie Cornish about voter enthusiasm and political fall out.
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Good Times For Airlines, So Where Are The Deals?

As the price of oil trickles down, the airline industry is projected to have a historic good year. Whether passengers will see cheaper airfares or fewer fees as a result is still up in the air.
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Florida To Purge Non-Citizens From Voter Rolls

Florida officials say they plan to go ahead with efforts to purge people believed to be non-citizens from the state's voter rolls. The move comes after efforts by the Justice Department and county election supervisors to halt the purge.
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What's In Store For Unions After Wis. Recall?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was able to fend off a recall effort on Tuesday, defeating Democrat Tom Barrett to stay in office. The recall was backed by unions after Walker eliminated collective bargaining rights for most government employees. Robert Siegel talks with Thea Lee of the AFL-CIO about Tuesday's result in Wisconsin and what it might mean for unions in November.
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Panetta Calls On India To Step Up In Afghanistan

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is traveling in India. It's one stop on a tour to establish new strategic ties between the U.S. and key Asian allies. But improving relations with India might not be so simple.
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Will Failed Wisconsin Recall Boost Tea Party?

Robert Siegel speaks with Jeff Roe, Republican strategist and founder of Axiom Strategies. Roe is known for his often no-holds barred approach to campaigning and has been involved with successful wins for Tea Party candidates. He talks about what the results in the Wisconsin recall effort might mean nationally and what to expect in the 2012 race.

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