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New York City's Mayor Is A Geek At Heart

Did you know Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an engineering degree and built a ham radio as a child? The mayor talks about his passion for science and how it shapes the way he thinks. He also discusses plans for an applied sciences campus in New York and potential spin-offs from the project.
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Obama Is The Best And The Worst President. Discuss

Could it be that President Obama is at once the best and the worst president? Is it perhaps possible that because the world is such a complicated mass of contradictions, we — as a nation — are forced to balance two completely opposing notions of a president at once?
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Ahead Of Pa. Primary, Romney Focuses On The Fall

Mitt Romney has been campaigning in former Sen. Rick Santorum's home state, but says he's trying to win fans for the general election, not for the state's April 24 primary. "I think people expect the senator to win his home state. But I hope to pick up a lot of delegates," Romney said.
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Budget Proposals Have Different Government Vision

Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about how the Republican budget by Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan compares with President Obama's proposal. The plans show differences on spending, taxes and dealing with the government.
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The Most (And Least) Lucrative Committees In Congress

See which committees do the most (and which do the least) to help lawmakers raise money for re-election.
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South Carolina Gov. Haley: Ann Romney Is Mitt's 'Golden Ticket'

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has some unsolicited advice for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on appealing to female voters. "The golden ticket that people need to see and see more of is Ann Romney," Haley said during an interview with NPR.
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Obama's Signing Of JOBS Act Likely Won't Dim GOP Charge He's Anti-Jobs

President Obama's signing of the JOBS Act gives him one more talking point with which to try and blunt the GOP's election-year charges that he's been bad for jobs. And those charges are unlikely to be diminished by his signing legislation for which Republicans claim credit.

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