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Republican Corker On Deficit Plan, Benghazi Attack

Melissa Block speaks to Republican Senator Bob Corker about his plan for dodging the "fiscal cliff."
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Republican Cole Breaks Party Ranks On Fiscal Cliff

President Obama wants House Republicans to simply pass tax-cut extensions for most Americans and argue about the rich later. It looks like he's found at least one ally — Oklahoma congressman Tom Cole.
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Obama Uses Twitter To Ramp Up Fiscal Cliff Pressure

President Obama met with middle class taxpayers on Wednesday who had written to the White House about the impact of tax hikes on their pocket books.
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Roughing Up Rice: GOP Senators Play The Personal And Political

History suggests that Susan Rice will be confirmed, if nominated for secretary of state. But some Republicans may be focusing on her statements about Benghazi to discredit the Obama administration. Here's a look at that possibility, and what else might be part of the Capitol Hill wrangling.
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Who Is Susan Rice?

Rice is young, ambitious and accomplished, with an eye on becoming secretary of state. But she is now embroiled in a lingering controversy over what she knew and what she said in the days after September's attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. A look at Rice's career.

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