Congress Hesitates To Act On Deficit

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens during the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hearing on his nomination for another term as head of the nation's central bank on Dec. 3. Jim Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Democrats Balk At Second Term For Bernanke

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Democrats Hope Scott Brown Has Moderate Streak

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Democrats Ponder Loss Of Filibuster-Proof Majority

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Opponents Threaten Court Battle On Health Mandate

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Quake Prompts Respite For Haitians Illegally In U.S.

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Sen. Dodd Latest Democrat To Announce Retirement

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Senate Passes Health Care Bill. Now What?

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Senate Health Care Bill Passes Without GOP Votes

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Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada listens as Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd (left) speaks during a Democratic health care rally on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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On Health Bill, Reid Proves The Ultimate Deal Maker

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Health Care Bill Heads For Passage

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Senate Democrats Pay Dearly For 60 Votes

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Senate Dems Get Needed Votes For Health Bill

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