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Va. Senate Committee Endorses Crime Bills

Virginia lawmakers have endorsed a plan to crack down on illegal cigarette trafficking and to prevent the elderly and the incapacitated from being the victims of financial crimes.

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Generations Trek To The Mall To Hear Obama's Speech

Morning Edition's David Greene spent Inauguration Day on the National Mall. He followed three generations of the same family as they attended President Obama's second inauguration.
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Republican, Democratic Lawmakers Weigh In On Obama's Speech

When Monday's swearing-in ceremony was over, President Obama had bison and apple pie with members of Congress at the Capitol. When asked about the inaugural address, some lawmakers played it it safe.
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Die-Hard Republicans Rankled By Obama's 2nd Term

As Democrats celebrate President Obama's second inauguration, Republicans are girding themselves for another term of what they view as misguided policies.
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Inaugural Balls Celebrate Obama's 2nd Term

It was a packed house at the Washington Convention Center Monday night, where thousands gathered for two official inaugural balls. The crowd went crazy when President Obama and the first lady arrived.
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GOP Rep. Cole: Obama Laid Out Ideological Debates

Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma about expectations for President Obama's second term, and some of the immediate business ahead. Congressman Cole was recently appointed by House Speaker John Boehner to serve on the powerful House Rules Committee.

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