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Fiscal Cliff Leaves Accountants Hanging, Too

As Congress and the White House wrestle over a variety of expiring tax breaks due to take effect Jan. 1, accountants and other financial professionals face tough questions from their clients. The pros are also in the dark; the best they can offer is advice on various possible outcomes in the fiscal cliff talks.
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Add This Group To Obama's Winning Coalition: 'Religiously Unaffiliated'

The growing number of voters not aligned with a specific religion helped President Obama overcome deficits with Protestants and Catholics in key swing states. The Pew Research Center calls this group "nones" — agnostics, atheist and those who define themselves simply as "religious" or "spiritual but not religious."
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Why This Video Makes One Editor Think Clinton Will Run In 2016

A video tribute to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last weekend convinced New Yorker Editor David Remnick that Clinton is planning to run for president — despite all claims to the contrary.
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It's All Politics, Dec. 7, 2012

Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., announces he will resign, opening up the possibility of a black Republican being appointed to replace him. Plus NPR's Ken Rudin and Ron Elving muse over whether Ashley Judd has a shot at public office.
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Supreme Court Takes Up Same-Sex-Marriage Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that for the first time it will tackle the issue of same-sex marriage. Defying most expectations, the justices said they will examine two cases, presenting the possibility that the court could decide all the basic issues surrounding gay marriage in one fell swoop.
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Changing City, Gentrifying Schools

The changing education landscape in our region and evolving debates about how to serve the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

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