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President Obama, speaking at the White House in January, is surrounded by some of his economic advisers at the time including Christina Romer, Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers. The president is now considering candidates to direct the National Economic Council when Summers departs later this year. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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MALI SAJIO SONGHAI (KETAMA, TOUMANI DIABATE, JOSE SOTO AND DANNY THOMPSON 0:28

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Once he got to Congress, first-time Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) showed he was not afraid to attack Republicans directly. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Santa Cruz Slacker Metheny-Mehldau Quartet 1:28

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"What's the first piece of classical music you fell in love with?" The question launched a blog, and an avalanche of powerful stories. Getty Images hide caption

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Albert Einstein's theory of relativity challenges how we perceive time in our everyday lives. Now, researchers have a device precise and accurate enough to measure its effects in the laboratory. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Studies (4), for guitar Various 0:31

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Mexican policemen and soldiers guard the place where the bodies of two alleged kidnappers remain after being killed by an angry mob in Ascencion, Mexico, on Tuesday. Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Love and Mathematics Broken Social Scene 1:30

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