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Mitt Romney's (Steve) Jobs Plan

Was that a jobs plan Mitt Romney unveiled Tuesday or a Steve Jobs plan? Wanting voters to see him as the political version of the black turtleneck-clad business visionary, Romney said he's got a smartphone approach on how to improve the economy while Obama is more like a coin-op pay phone.
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Congress Debates Where To Get Federal Disaster Funding

Congress is debating whether federal emergency funding of the sort received in the wake of Hurricane Irene will have to be offset by spending cuts.

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Postmaster General Asks Congress For Help

The U.S. Postal Service was established in the eighteenth century. And it is now trying to figure out how to survive in the twenty-first. The postmaster general took his dire case to a Senate committee Tuesday. He said if Congress doesn't act fast, the Postal Service won't be able to keep paying its bills. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Tamara Keith.
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Facing A Full Docket, Congress Returns To D.C.

Congress returns to Washington, D.C., this week, and, among its chores, it must deal quickly with transportation legislation. Without at least an extension, both the gas tax and highway construction could come to a halt.
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Romney Lays Out Job Creation Proposal

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered a jobs speech in Nevada Tuesday.
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Rick Perry's Top Five Texas Debate Moments

The new Republican frontrunner, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, will take part in his first presidential debate Wednesday night. In advance of his debut, we looked back at key moments from the previous debate performances of the longest-serving governor in Texas history.

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