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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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CQ Roll Call: Congress Is Back, Jobs On Agenda, No Threat Of Shutdown

CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing Editor David Hawkings talks with Morning Edition on what to expect during the first week Congress is back after the summer recess.

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Rep. Bobby Scott Won't Run For Senate

Rep. Bobby Scott

Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott of Virginia has decided to stay out of next year's U.S. Senate race. 

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