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The Politics Of The Keystone XL Pipeline Debate

House members on Tuesday rejected a Senate plan for extending the payroll tax cut. To attract House conservatives, the Senate had included a controversial provision forcing President Barack Obama to decide on the fate of a planned oil pipeline within 60 days.
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The Hill: Democrats Hold Firm On Payroll Tax Holiday

With improved polling numbers, President Obama and Senate Democrats are holding firm on their version of the payroll tax holiday -- which likely won't be passed by the end of the year.

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NewtGingrich.com Is Sending Surfers To Sites And Stories He Wouldn't Like

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's official campaign website — at newt.org — is working fine. But newtgingrich.com is directing surfers to stories and other sites that don't put him in the best light.
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Poll: Kaine, Allen In Dead Heat For Senate Seat

Voters in Virginia are far from having made up their minds between former governors Tim Kaine and George Allen in their race for Virginia's senate seat.

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Top Obama Advisor Makes West Wing Exit

Melody Barnes is leaving her post as director of the administration's Domestic Policy Council. Barnes was influential in crafting some of the president's major initiatives including health care and economic legislation. Host Michel Martin speaks with Barnes about her achievements and the president's popularity.
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5 Things You May Not Know About Jon Huntsman

The presidential candidate has been an ambassador, a governor and a business executive. But he also had an unusual academic career for a presidential candidate. And some of his former endeavors might surprise you.

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