Federal Government Prepares For Uncertain Landing After 'Fiscal Cliff'

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Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association's executive vice president, speaks in response to the Connecticut school shootings, at a news conference in Washington on Friday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Democrats Slam NRA's Response To School Shooting

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One of these snow globes doesn't belong onboard. The one on the left, which is about the size of a tennis ball, is permitted in your carry-on luggage. The one on the right is not. Ryan Smith /NPR hide caption

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New TSA Standards: Carry On Small Snow Globes And Pies, Keep Checking Jam

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The Federal Aviation Administration is under pressure to allow more widespread use of e-readers on commercial flights — including during takeoff and landing. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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FAA Pressured To Give E-Readers A Pass During Takeoff, Landing

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DeMint's Replacement Has Had Quick Political Rise

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Details Of Sandy Hook Shooter Remain Hazy

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Farm Bill Becomes Fodder In 'Fiscal Cliff' Wrangling

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South Carolina's Jim DeMint To Leave U.S. Senate

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Cleanup continues on the site of a demolished home on the Rockaway Peninsula in New York on Nov. 29. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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White House To Seek Emergency Sandy Funds

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Fiscal Cliff Debate Moves To TV, In Ad War

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Senators 'More Troubled' After Meeting With Rice

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Should Taxpayers Rebuild Sandy-Stricken Northeast?

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo meets Nov. 10 with residents of the Far Rockaways section of Queens, which was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Cuomo is seeking $30 billion in federal assistance to help rebuild his state at a time when Congress is already consumed with reducing the deficit. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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As FEMA's Sandy Cleanup Continues, Questions Arise About Long-Term Help

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The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of This Year's Campaign Ads

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