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    Prospects for Deal to Avert Sequester Appear Grim

    Feb 25, 2013 08:50 AM EDT

    ... signs of reaching agreement? It's not an entirely lost cause, by some accounts. Roll Call's David Drucker and Jonathan Strong preview one tax hike that Republicans might agree to -- the carried interest loophole. (And it's worth pointing out that Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell won a major ...

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    'The Scream': For Love or Money?

    May 10, 2012 03:51 PM EDT

    ... dollar Monet, especially considering how fast he painted and how long he lived. But economists have come to understand that a Munch or a Monet, like a drug, car or diamond, is simply worth what it will bring, and that in turn depends on the amount available (the supply) relative ...

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    For Some Veterans, the Battle Continues Against PTSD

    Nov 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT

    ... Health Unit, a partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. BETTY ANN BOWSER: It's a beautiful, crisp fall day in Northern Virginia, as Staff Sargent Jeremiah Workman, his wife, Jessica, and their 2.5-year-old son, Devon, play outdoors, a tranquil family scene, but one that masks the ...

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    Other News: Firefighters Gain on Calif. Blaze; Biden Defends Stimulus Program

    Sep 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT

    ... it burned more than 140,000 acres. That made it one of the largest wildfires in Southern California's history. Los Angeles Deputy Fire Chief Mike Bryant toured the damage today with Governor Schwarzenegger. MIKE BRYANT: I just can't say enough of the efforts by firefighters. You look at ...

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    Long Lines, Broken Machines Reported, But Turnout Appears to be Record Breaking

    Nov 04, 2008 01:20 PM EDT

    ... Wednesday, according to CNN.In Kansas City, Missouri, there were lines of over three hours because precincts had received the wrong voter registration lists, Jessie Sargent told CNN."There have been quite a few people leaving because of work and school, and they have no provisional ballots or books to ...

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    California struggles to breathe after year of climate-fueled wildfires

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — As the deadliest fires in California history swept through leafy neighborhoods here, Kathleen Sarmento fled her home in the dark, drove to an evacuation center and began setting up a medical triage unit. Patients with burns and other severe injuries were dispatched to hospitals. She set about ...

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    News Wrap: French Shootings Suspect Killed in Raid After Standoff

    Mar 22, 2012 12:00 AM EDT

    ... We have a report from Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News. JONATHAN RUGMAN: At 11:30 this morning, a firefight broke out in the Rue Sergent Vigne, so ferocious that it lasted almost five minutes, as security forces stormed the apartment where Mohamed Merah had been holed up for more ...

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    Cartographic Clout: GOP, Democrats Vie for Redistricting Dominance

    Oct 20, 2010 05:14 PM EDT

    ... translating into control of 15 to 25 U.S. House seats for the next five cycles. KWAME HOLMAN: Democrats have their own target list. Michael Sargeant directs the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. MICHAEL SARGEANT, executive director, Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee: Democrats have a great opportunity in the state of Texas ...

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    Gustavo Santaolalla, Making Music For Both Stage and Screen

    Oct 14, 2009 11:49 AM EDT

    ... and even some hip-hop. The result is a sonic reverie that acts more like a personal journal, a collection of bits and pieces that make up Santaolalla: his Argentine roots, his rock background and his new interest in electronic music. “I feel complete when I do it all,” he ...

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    Argentina: Troubled Nation

    Jan 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT

    ... SUAREZ: Okay. Well let's keep the military in the barracks for the moment and talk about the choices that face the new leadership in Argentina. If Duhalde makes some of the tough choices that economists are saying he has to make, can he keep his job in a democracy ...

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