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At Long Last, Female Ski Jumpers Can Go For Olympic Gold
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How House Speaker Boehner Survived A Roller-Coaster Year
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How The Government Spent $2 Billion Paying Workers To Not Work
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Obama, Biden Won't Go To 2014 Olympics, But Gay Athletes Will
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Senators Laugh And Joke During Secret Santa Exchange
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Hard-Fought Budget Deal On Its Way To The Senate
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Boehner Pushes Back Against Conservative Groups' Budget Opposition
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On Both Sides Of The Aisle, Little To Like In Budget Deal
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Budget Proposal Is No 'Grand Bargain'
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House, Senate Negotiators Announce Deal To Avert Another Shutdown
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Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., during a Dec. 4 break in negotiations on the farm bill. On Tuesday, Stabenow said the bill likely won't pass Congress until January. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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To Get Olympic Snow, Machines Give Nature A Nudge
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Congress Tries To Craft Budget Deal Before Holiday Break
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Add This To The Fiscal Cliff: Congress Faces A 'Milk Cliff' Too
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