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Fight Over Uranium Mining In Virginia Wages On

Advocates both for and against uranium mining in Virginia have been lobbying hard, but the issue may hinge on the results of a report Friday by a legislative working group.

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Would Raising Taxes On Investment Income Hurt The Economy?

The rates on capital gains and dividends are on the table in the negotiations over the fiscal cliff. Some complain that it would hurt companies' stock prices, giving them less money to invest. But other economists say it's unlikely to have strong effects.
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Camp: We Need Spending Cuts To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Robert Siegel talks to Republican Dave Camp, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, about the fiscal cliff and tax reform.
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Of Top Taxpayers, 1 In 5 A Small Business Owner

Scott Horsley talks to Melissa Block about who's in the top two percent of American taxpayers. That group would have their taxes raised if President Obama gets his way in the fiscal cliff negotiations.
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Senate Committee Approves Stricter Email Privacy

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation to make old emails a little more private on Thursday. The legislation also applies to old Facebook posts, Google documents and anything else you might be hiding online behind a password.
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Obama And Romney Have Lunch, Agree To 'Stay In Touch'

President Obama hosted his recently ousted rival, Mitt Romney, for their first post-election meeting Thursday at the White House, a lunch of turkey chili and Southwestern grilled chicken salad.

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