Can Washington Embrace The Value-Added Tax?

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Washington Girds For Deficit, Debt Debate

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President Obama, pictured last week at a signing ceremony at the Department of Interior, said in his January State of the Union address that the government "faces a deficit of trust" that has been growing for years. A new Pew poll supports his contention. Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Distrust Of Government Undermines Obama's Support

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Obama, Lawmakers Discuss Financial Overhaul

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Obama Turns Attention To Energy, Wall Street

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After being accused of back-room dealmaking during the health care negotiations, President Obama works to restore public confidence in his administration. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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White House Tries To Restore Public Trust

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Health Care Bill Returns From The Dead

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Obama Lauds Health Care Vote

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Immigration: The Next Mountain To Climb?

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Stakes High For Obama Presidency In Health Care Bill

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President Obama speaks during the Organizing for America National Health Care Forum in 2009. The organization helped get Obama elected. But can it turn out voters for Democrats in November? Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Can Obama's Grass Roots Sway Midterm Elections?

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President Obama Pushes Health Care In Ohio

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GOP's Message To Voters Seems To Hinge On Fear

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Marco Rubio has surged past the GOP-endorsed Gov. Charlie Crist to seize control of the race for a Senate seat in Florida. Robert Giroux/Getty Images hide caption

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For GOP, Tea Party Offers New Energy And New Woes

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Obama To Urge Congress To Act Fast On Health Care

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