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Obama's Road Trip To Conclude With Florida Break

President Obama will cap off a busy week of politicking with some R&R in Florida, traveling to the West Palm Beach area for what his spokesman called "some well-deserved downtime."
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Moms Call For Gun Control On Capitol Hill

A group of concerned mothers has used Valentine's Day as a platform to call on Congressional lawmakers to enact what they describe as common sense gun control reforms.

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Chicago Youth Hopeful, Cautious Ahead of President's Visit

President Obama visits Chicago Friday to talk about gun violence. But some of the people most affected say their voices aren't being heard. Host Michel Martin speaks with Aisha Truss-Miller and Chris Buford of the Black Youth Project, the group whose petition led to presidential visit.
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Gavin Newsom: "Citizenville: How To Take The Town Square Digital And Reinvent Government" (Rebroadcast)

California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been on the cutting edge of technology and social issues. The former mayor of San Francisco on making government better in the digital age.

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Maryland On Track To Implement Health Care Reform By 2014

Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown went before state lawmakers this week to outline his plans to implement federal health care reform.

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Virginia House Beats Senate In Annual Basketball Game

One Virginia House member took to the floor in Richmond yesterday to gloat that the House's basketball team beat the Senate's team in an annual friendly grudge match.

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Georgia To Show Off Preschool Successes

President Obama visits a preschool in Decatur, Ga., Thursday morning to tout his proposal for universal preschool. Many experts say preschool is crucial to helping children, especially those from low-income families, succeed in school far beyond their early education.
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In N.C., Obama Pushes For American Manufacturing

President Obama is spending a few days this week pushing his State of the Union message in cities across the country. He began the tour in North Carolina on Wednesday talking about manufacturing and the return of factory jobs.
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Lew Expected To Be Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

President Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary Jack went before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday. Lew appears headed toward confirmation by the full Senate. But he did get some pointed questions from Republicans about his stint as an executive at Citigroup.

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