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Romney Releases His Tax Returns

Mitt Romney released his tax returns for 2010 and 2011, after earlier suggesting he would wait until after winning the Republican nomination. While Romney's total tax bill was in the millions, his tax rate was actually lower than that of many middle-class Americans.
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A Few Questions, Answers About Mitt Romney's Taxes

NPR asked three experts to comment on the controversy surrounding the GOP presidential candidate's income and the taxes he pays.
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Obama To Outline Four Pillars Of A Strong Economy

NPR's Scott Horsley previews Tuesday night's State of the Union Address with Melissa Block. President Obama will outline what he describes as four pillars of a strong economy: manufacturing, energy, worker training, and the American values of fairness and responsibility.
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Council Approves CCT Change To Buses

The Montgomery County council voted Tuesday to change the Corridor Cities Transitway from light rail to rapid bus service, citing the relative costs involved with both.

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O'Malley Talks Gay Marriage Legislation

Maryland governor Martin O'Malley talked gay marriage legislation Tuesday, emphasizing the focus on religious freedom he thinks is needed to get it through the General Assembly.

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Congressman Proposes Late-Term Abortion Ban In D.C.

A ban on abortions of fetuses over the age of 20 weeks in D.C. has been proposed by Republican Trent Franks, over the objections of those in D.C. advocating home rule.

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Davos: A Super Bowl For Smart, Rich People

Davos, Switzerland, is the glamorous place where about 2,600 wealthy business executives, top political leaders, central bankers and closely followed economists gather this week. They will discuss ways to hold off a potentially disastrous European financial meltdown that would threaten world growth.
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State Bill Outlaws Use Of Fetuses In Food Industry

An Oklahoma Senate bill that prohibits "the manufacture or sale of food or products which use aborted human fetuses" has some folks scratching their heads, and wondering if it's real.

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