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For Thanksgiving, Debunk Your Family's Chain Emails

The government is coming for your light bulbs! "Obamacare" is going to put a tax on home sales! Or maybe not. Just in time for Thanksgiving, check out PolitiFact's handy reality check of the crazy political emails and Facebook posts that your uncle always sends you.
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GovExec: Agencies Analyze Super Committee Stalemate

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine, analyzes federal agency hiring policies and worker morale after the super committee failed to reach an agreement this week. 

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In N.H. Trip, Obama Pushes Keeping Payroll Tax Cut

New Hampshire voters have seen plenty of the Republican presidential candidates. But on Tuesday, they got a visit from President Obama, who was promoting part of his jobs plan. The payroll tax cut is due to expire at the end of next month.
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Debate Shows GOP Has Little Unity On Security Issues

Most of the Republican presidential debates in this election cycle have taken place in a swing state, and focused on the economy. Tuesday night's gathering was different. CNN and two conservative think thanks sponsored the eleventh debate of the year in Washington, D.C.
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Fact-Checking The GOP Debate: What The Candidates Said On National Security

The CNN Republican debate on national security Tuesday night had some of the most lively and substantive discussion of the campaign. PolitiFact's Bill Adair takes a look at how the candidates statements rate on the Truth-O-Meter.
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Wall Street Protesters Join Occupy DC Ranks

Wall Street protesters arrive in D.C. after the long walk from New York, as observers wonder just how long the protest will continue.

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Early Primary Date Upheld By S.C. Supreme Court

The South Carolina Supreme Court by a 3-2 vote refused to block the first-in-the-South presidential primary, turning back challenges by counties that the state lacked the authority to hold it.
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Local Lawmakers Worry About Automatic Cuts

Area lawmakers are concerned that the automatic spending cuts triggered by the supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement could have a disproportionate affect on the D.C. region.

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The Hill: Partisan Strategies After The Supercommittee

More was riding on a supercommittee compromise than just deficit reduction, and Alex Bolton from The Hill points out the strategies from both parties moving forward.

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