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Fault Lines Form In GOP After Romney Comments

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney's comment that he lost the election because of "gifts" President Obama gave to the poor, young people and minorities are being rejected by some Republicans.
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HOT Lanes, Hot Mess?

Last weekend, "high occupancy toll lanes" -- commonly called HOT Lanes-- came to the Virginia side of the Capital Beltway. What some hail as the roads of the future, others aren't so sure about.

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Tax Policy Debate: Raising Rates Versus Limiting Deductions

Raising rates versus limiting deductions and loopholes: tax policy debate in Washington and efforts to raise tax revenues by $1.6 trillion over the next decade.

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Did The President Set The Right Tone?

President Obama held his first news conference Wednesday since winning re-election. He addressed the scandal involving former CIA chief David Petraeus, as well as the "fiscal cliff." Host Michel Martin discusses this week's political news with Andrea Seabrook, host of Decode D.C., and Keli Goff, political correspondent for The Root.
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New York City Planning Commissioner, Amanda Burden

Diane talks with Amanda Burden about her work as the New York City Planning Commissioner and the challenges facing the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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The Politics Hour

Forging ahead on a casino at National Harbor, Md., streetcars in Arlington, Va., and school closings in the District. It's our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Meet The New GOP, Same As The Old GOP?

There has been no dearth of post-election Republican self-flagellation. But the party is still sorting out solutions, wrangling over whether its problems lie in its positions on issues ranging from immigration to women's reproductive health, or simply in its sales job with the voting public.

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