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Assessing Hillary Clinton's Legacy

She is about to step aside as secretary of state and "step off this incredibly high wire." She generally gets high praise, though some critics say her role was limited on the major foreign policy questions of the past four years.
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White House To Host Congressional Leaders Friday For Fiscal Deadline Talks

President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of Congress Friday, to discuss a possible deal that would avoid automatic spending cuts and tax increases in the new year.
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Election Study: Black Turnout May Have Surpassed That Of Whites

Blacks also voted at a higher rate than other minorities in what could turn out to be a historic election, according to the Pew Research Center.
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'Fiscal Cliff' A Major Concern for D.C. Officials

 D.C. would suffer more than any other in the United States from a cut in government spending caused by a fall off the 'fiscal cliff.'

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Maryland Legislature Pushes Campaign Finance Reform

A legislative panel is pushing for major reforms to the state's campaign finance laws so that voters have more information when they head to the polls.

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Holmes To Lobby For District Vote On D.C. Budget

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton wants to have the ability to vote on D.C.'s budget.

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Federal Government Prepares For Uncertain Landing After 'Fiscal Cliff'

If Congress and the president can't reach a deal, budget cuts will go into effect next week. But most agencies won't be hit right away. The biggest planning headaches seem to be for payroll companies and others who deal with taxes — as they wait to see if automatic increases happen Jan. 1.
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With Fiscal Cliff Looming, Washington Scrambles For Deal

Audie Cornish talks with NPR's David Welna about the latest on negations to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.

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