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In September 1994, then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich addressed Republican congressional candidates on Capitol Hill during a rally where they pledged a new "Contract with America." Months later, Republicans gained control of both houses of Congress for the first time in decades, and Gingrich became speaker of the House. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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Gingrich talks to a breakfast crowd during a campaign stop at the Circle Restaurant in Epsom, N.H., on Friday. A new CBS poll of Republican primary voters finds him tied for second place with Mitt Romney, behind Herman Cain. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Passengers wait to clear security next to the newly opened pre-check lane at Miami International Airport. The airport is one of four that is allowing frequent fliers to use a special security line where they can keep their shoes on and their laptops in their bags. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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An air traffic controller monitors flights in July at the Denver International Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to modernize its traffic control system, but has faced a number of obstacles.

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Last summer, immigration rights activists in Los Angeles gathered for a rally calling on the government to act on immigration overhaul legislation. Strong Latino support helped President Obama win in 2008, but his support among those voters is slipping.

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Acting West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, shown at the National Governors Association meeting in February, is running in a special election for the seat Tuesday. The conservative Democrat has been endorsed by several groups, from the NRA to the mineworkers' union. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop, destroyed by flooding caused by Irene on Sept. 1 in Prattsville, N.Y. FEMA will run out of money to help disaster victims by early next week unless Congress acts. Monika Graff/Getty Images hide caption

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Cities across the country are investing more money in infrastructure to make roads safer for bikes. Last week, a highway bill faced resistance from lawmakers who saw those kinds of projects as an inappropriate use of federal funds. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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