Has FEMA Recovered From Hurricane Katrina?

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Rep. Markey Challenges U.S. Claims About Gulf Spill

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left) endorsed Washington, D.C., Mayor Adrian Fenty on Tuesday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Bloomberg Busy Backing Candidates Of Both Parties

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Cindy Lohman is seen holding a photo of her son Ryan, who was killed by a bomb in Afghanistan. She says she feels betrayed by Prudential, his life insurance company. Bill Cramer/Bloomberg hide caption

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House Panel Investigates Military Death Benefits

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Ted Stevens served Alaska in the Senate for four decades, but lost a re-election bid amid corruption charges in 2008. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Stevens, Fiery, Unapologetic, Fought For Alaska

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Well Plugged, Washington Breathes Sigh Of Relief

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Sherrod Debacle Frustrates Black Farmers

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Former Interior Secretaries Grilled On Capitol Hill

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Lew To Get Second Swipe As OMB Director

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Republican Senate candidates Jerry Moran (left) and Todd Tiahrt shake hands after their first televised debate July 6 at the studio of NBC affiliate KSNT-27, in Topeka. The debate was moderated by Bob Beatty and Kelli Stegeman. Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal/AP hide caption

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Kansas Senate Foes Fight Over Who's Most Right

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Michael Bromwich, the new director of what is now the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, testifies before a Senate panel as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar listens on June 23. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pressure On For Swift Makeover Of Drilling Regulator

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Oil-soaked booms sit on top of a marsh in Barataria Bay. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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Booms Delay The Inevitable; Cleanup Efforts Struggle

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Flood Of Tasks, Trickle Of Resources For Coast Guard

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Under Obama, Agencies Step Up Rule-Making

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Lawmakers Question Salazar On Drilling, Oil Spill

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