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Senate Panel Votes To Repeal Marriage Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved on party lines a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, the first actual vote in Congress to undo the law currently entangled in numerous legal challenges.
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Feds Delay Decision On Pipeline Project

The State Department is delaying a decision for at least a year on whether to approve the Keystone pipeline. The $7 billion pipeline would carry oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, through the U.S. to Gulf of Mexico refineries. Nebraska's state government and environmental groups have put intense pressure on the State Department and White House to reject the pipeline's proposed route. NPR's Richard Harris talks with Robert Siegel about the project.
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Perry Campaign Tries To Right Debate 'Oops'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry drew a blank at last night's GOP presidential debate, forgetting one of three federal agencies he would eliminate if he becomes president.
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Was It 'Survivor,' Or Was It The Presidential Debate?

Can you tell the difference between the quotes from Survivor contestants and the quotes from contenders in Wednesday night's presidential primary debate? Take our quiz and find out.
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Perry Says He 'Stepped In It' At Debate, And Many Agree

His performance at Wednesday night's GOP presidential debate might be the stuff of history — the kind of history that candidates don't like to make. Thursday, he admitted he had "stepped in it" for being unable to remember he wants to eliminate the Department of Energy.
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GOP Says Obama Supporter Pushed For Solyndra Loan

House Republicans have released emails related to solar panel maker Solyndra which got $535 million in government loan guarantees and then went bankrupt. Republicans say the emails show an Obama campaign bundler used his influence at the White House to make the loan happen.

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