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Residents Wary Of Costco Gas Station In Wheaton

Residents in Montgomery County are pushing for legislation that will require a proposed Costco gas station to be built at least one thousand feet from homes and recreation areas.


Battle Over Next Year's Budget Begins On Capitol Hill

On Thursday afternoon the House approved a package of billions of dollars in domestic program spending cuts, designed to prevent military spending cuts that would otherwise take effect in January under so-called "sequestration."

The Politics Around Obama's Gay Marriage Support

What's been going on in the White House on same-sex marriage shift? Was this a forced moment or an orchestrated presentation of a policy change? Mara Liasson talks to Audie Cornish about the key elements of the internal and external politics in the days before and after the president's announcement.

Mourdock's Demeanor Masks Conservative Fervor

Republican Richard Mourdock, who crushed longtime Sen. Richard Lugar in Indiana's GOP Senate primary, is a Tea Party conservative with a low-key persona. "I never got hit with the charisma stick," he says. Mourdock equates his political style and his marathon-running mantra: "You just keep going."

Reaction To Obama's Same-Sex Marriage Suppport: From Serious To Silly

The response to the president naturally cut across the ideological spectrum. It also ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Country Reacts To Obama's Approval Of Gay Marriage

Three days after Vice President Joe Biden voiced his own support, President Barack Obama described his "evolution" on the issue and became the first sitting president in U.S. history to declare himself in favor of same-sex marriage. Listeners react to the news.