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Panetta Announces Impact Of Defense Cuts

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced cuts in the Pentagon budget on Thursday. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Tom Bowman for more.
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Obama Discusses Details From His Energy Agenda

The Obama administration released more details Thursday about the energy plan he previewed at the State of the Union this week. He announced an oil-and-gas-lease sale on nearly 38 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico — and proposals for new incentives to increase the use of natural gas in heavy trucks and buses.
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Republicans Prepare To Debate In Florida

Melissa Block talks with NPR's Mara Liasson about Thursday night's Republican debate in Jacksonville, Fla.
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Romney To Highlight Olympic 'Rescue' At 10th Anniversary Of Salt Lake Games

The campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney helped pen the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation news release about the February event.
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The Public Respects Civility, But Rewards Rudeness

The flap involving Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and President Obama is the latest example of politicians behaving badly. Behavior that would have been seen as inappropriate in earlier eras now is viewed as principled confrontation.
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The Baffling, Befuddling Primary Season

As the nomination process moves forward and the field of Republican candidates gets smaller and smaller, it is harder and harder to know just who is in the lead.
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Was The Stimulus Package 'Money Well Spent'?

Did the economic stimulus program amount to a costly failure, or save the U.S. from a depression? ProPublica investigative reporter Michael Grabell's new book explains how the 2009 stimulus package was passed and what happened to taxpayers' money.
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Could The Crowd At The Final GOP Debate Make The Difference In Florida Vote?

At Thursday night's debate in Florida, the audience will be allowed to applaud, cheer or boo. That could give former House Speaker Newt Gingrich an edge.

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