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Tea Party Looks To Recapture Election Magic In 2012

It was one year ago that the Tea Party movement helped Republicans take control of the U.S. House of Representatives. With the presidential election a year away, the movement finds itself searching for ways to have the same kind of impact this time around.
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The Plutonium Problem: Who Pays For Space Fuel?

NASA has relied on a special kind of fuel, called plutonium-238, to power robotic space missions for five decades. that it sometimes seems easier to chart a course across the solar system than to navigate the budget process inside Washington, D.C.
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President Clinton: 'There's Very Little Talk About What Actually Works'

The debate in Washington, says the former president, is "all about 'is the government good or bad or taxes always good or bad?' "
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4th Woman Accuses Cain Of Sexual Harassment

A Chicago woman came forward Monday to publicly accuse Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of making an unwanted sexual advance toward her in 1997 during his stint as head of the National Restaurant Association. This new claim marks a shift in the story, which up until this point, pitted the claims of three anonymous women against a candidate who firmly denied allegations of sexual harassment. Cain's campaign is questioning the motives of the accuser and her attorney.
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Baltimore Mayor Expected To Retain Office

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to retain her position in Tuesday's general election, in the largely Democratic city.

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MoCo Big Box Bill Held Up On Details

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A bill that would require big box stores in Montgomery County to work with community organizations is being held up in the county council because of vague language that could exclude some groups.

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