Debt Projection Leaves Congress With Tough Choices

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CBO Projects Record Federal Deficit

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Democrats Stopped The Clock. Will They Alter Rules?

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Does Health Law Repeal Have A Chance In Senate?

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Shooting suspect Jared Loughner allegedly customized a Glock semiautomatic pistol like the one above to hold an extended ammunition magazine that would have been illegal six years ago. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shooting Prompts New Debate On Gun Magazine Ban

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Many Lawmakers Wary Of More Security Restrictions

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13 New Senators Sworn In, As Senate Gets To Work

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Tom Udall of New Mexico, shown in a 2008 file photo, is leading the fight to change the rules on filibusters in the Senate. Ron Edmonds/AP hide caption

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Some Democrats Try To Rewrite Rules On Filibusters

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'Lame Duck' Congress Ends With Accomplishments

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START Appears On Path To Ratification

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START Lurches To Finish In Lame-Duck Congress

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Senate Votes To Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

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Senate Passes Repeal Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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Lame-Duck Session Brings Out Yuletide Nastiness

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Senate Appears Ready To Pass Tax Package

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