Obama Closes Year With Legislative Wins

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Review: Afghan Progress Is 'Fragile And Reversible'

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Obama, CEOs Discuss Ways To Spur Growth

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Obama's Move To The Middle Unnerves Democrats

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Democrats Frustrated Over Obama Tax Deal With GOP

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Debt Commission Recommends Shared Sacrifices

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Consensus Eludes Debt Commission; Vote Postponed

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Obama Wants Lame-Duck Congress To Pass START

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Can Deficit Reduction Panels Get Congress' Attention

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Debt Debate Offers Something For Everyone To Hate

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Democrats Split On Way Forward After Losses

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Rand Paul, a Tea Party favorite elected to the Senate from Kentucky, greets supporters during an election night party in Bowling Green. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

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Tea Party Clout: How Will It Affect Congress, 2012?

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Advice For A President Facing Midterm Losses

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Mark Meckler, national coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots, wears a Tea Party pin at a July 21 news conference on Capitol Hill. After the elections, Meckler says, the movement with "really find its stride." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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What Happens To The Tea Party After Election Day?

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