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Philippine Ambassador Responds To Barry's Comments

The ambassador to the Philippines weighed in on former mayor and D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's comments Monday about Filipino nurses, calling them"deplorable."

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Gingrich's Unconventional White House Bid: A Retrospective

Newt Gingrich has experienced a long slide since March 6, when he won Georgia's Republican primary. It was his second and final victory of the campaign season, but Gingrich fought to stay in the race through a Southern strategy that never caught on.
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Senate Passes Plan To Keep Post Offices Running

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday aimed at shoring up the U.S. Postal Service while delaying proposed cutbacks. The debate over the possibility of closing hundreds of post offices has pitted rural lawmakers against urban ones. Unless the House acts as well, closings could begin May 15.
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Obama Takes Youth Vote Pitch To Iowa

President Obama wrapped up a two-day tour of three major public universities on Wednesday. The final stop was at the University of Iowa, where students have a high rate of student loan debt.
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Ambulance Fees Draw Skepticism On Montgomery County Council

Voters in Montgomery County may have to face down another referendum on ambulance fees in the county, but first it has to get passed members of the county council, who have been critical of the idea.

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Republicans Contrast Serious Romney With Slow Jammin' Obama

The RNC video was a clear attempt by the GOP to take Obama's coolness asset and turn it into a liability while at the same time taking Romney's serious and stiff managerial style and trying to make it a plus by sending the message that serious times called for a serious man.

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