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Boston Case Casts Shadow Over Senate Immigration Hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee turned its attention back to the immigration overhaul proposal Monday, even as opponents began to use the Boston bombers' journey to the United States as a cautionary tale.
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Montana's Max Baucus To Retire; Republicans Eye 2014 Chances

The influential red-state Democrat from Montana who helped craft Obamacare but bucked his party last week in voting against expanded background checks for gun sales will retire in 2014, according to published reports. He becomes the sixth Senate Democrat to announce a pending retirement.
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Immigration Overhaul Seems On Track Despite Boston Tragedy

Did the Boston bombings slow or derail efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system? Early indications are that it's on track.
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Anthony Weiner Makes Twitter Comeback

The disgraced politician who resigned his congressional seat after sending sexual images to female followers on the social networking site — and then lying about it — rejoined Twitter on Monday. His first tweet was a link to a policy paper he authored.
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Airport Delays Raise Questions About Controller Furloughs

Some travelers faced delays Monday as furloughs of air traffic controllers began taking effect. Thanks to mandated federal budget cuts, the furloughs can't be avoided, the Federal Aviation Administration says. But critics want the Obama administration to cut some other part of the budget instead.
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

A conversation with Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank about his plans to reduce extreme poverty by 2030 and address the effects of climate change in the world's poorest nations.

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