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Justice's New Watchdog Meets Fast And Furious

Stepping on big toes is pretty much the job description of the Justice Department's Michael Horowitz. He's boss of about 450 employees who sift through allegations of misconduct at Justice, the FBI and ATF. One looming item: a report on the gunrunning operation called Fast and Furious.
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Campaigns Play The Numbers To Tip Election Favor

Predicting elections is a game of numbers; the unemployment rate, GDP growth and a president's approval ratings among other numbers. But each campaign must also run the numbers on the voters themselves to find out what kinds of people can be persuaded to come to the polls in November.
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Nation's Governors Meet In Virginia This Week

Virginia will host the National Governors Association's annual summer meeting this week.

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Barney Frank Gets Married; The Bridegrooms Wore Black

The first openly gay congressman is now the first sitting congressman to be in a same-sex marriage. Democratic Rep. Barney Frank married his longtime partner James Ready on Saturday, in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick.

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