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Christie Allies Freed To Support Other Candidates

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced this week they would not be seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Among the most enthusiastic advocates of a Christie presidential bid were a handful of Northeastern investors. Some of them have already jumped to join Mitt Romney.

Senate Democrats Propose Surtax On Millionaires

Senate Democrats are making a change to President Obama's jobs bill. They want to pay for it by putting a five percent surtax on earnings over $1 million. Congressional Republicans were quick to dismiss the surtax idea.

Bipartisan Support For China Tariffs Ahead Of Vote

The legislation would put trade sanctions on China, the United States' largest trading partner. Supporters say it could boost American jobs by punishing China's efforts to keep its currency undervalued and its exports underpriced. Opponents warn that it could touch off a devastating trade war.

Palin Says She Won't Run For President

Melissa Block talks with NPR's Don Gonyea about Sarah Palin's announcement that she won't run for president.

Millionaire Surtax A 'Desperate' Act To Conservatives, 'Sensible' To Liberals

From the Democratic perspective, the beauty of such a surtax comes from how voters across the ideological spectrum have expressed approval for higher taxes on the wealthy to reduce federal deficits and for job creation. Not surprisingly, Democratic voters show the strongest support but there's significant support among Republicans, too.

Sarah Palin Says She Will Not Run For President In 2012 Election

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin will not be adding her name to the pool of candidates running for president in 2012. In a statement provided to the Mark Levin radio show, Palin said, "I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for president of the United States."
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Landscaping Contracts Spurs Controversy In D.C.

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Mayor Vincent Gray is incensed at the controversy surrounding his choice to choose a D.C.-based landscaping  company to cut the city's grass.


Can That Mouth Guard Really Prevent A Concussion?

With sport-related head injuries at an all-time high, more companies are promoting anti-concussion products. Researchers say consumers should be wary of misleading safety claims about these new products.