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Former Sen. Scott Brown May Be Eyeing Quick Return To Washington

The Massachusetts Republican left Congress this week after losing in a contentious race to Democrat Elizabeth Warren. But if John Kerry is confirmed as the next secretary of state, Scott Brown could be back on the campaign trail in weeks.
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Rebel Republicans Tried To Send Boehner A Message

Last week, House Speaker John Boehner narrowly held onto his leadership post after some in his own party voted against him or abstained.
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Seeing The House Through Freshmen Eyes

The 113th Congress convened last week, and introduced a batch of fresh faces to Washington. Host Rachel Martin speaks with two freshmen members of the House of Representatives, Democrat Ami Bera of California and Republican Rodney Davis of Illinois, about the incoming Congress and what they hope to accomplish.
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Kentucky's Andy Barr Says He'll Focus On Compromise In New Congress

The 113th Congress reconvened this week with 84 newly elected members. Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston travels to Lexington, Ky., to meet the newest member of the Kentucky Republican delegation, Andy Barr.
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Obama's On-Again, Off-Again Relationship With Progressives

President Obama handily won re-election, but Congress remains fairly unchanged. Will the status quo prevail during his second term? Or will he follow through on promises that got progressives excited about him in 2008?

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