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Mark Meckler, national coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots, wears a Tea Party pin at a July 21 news conference on Capitol Hill. After the elections, Meckler says, the movement with "really find its stride." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Keyboard Sonata in B minor, H. 16/32 [3. Finale: Presto] Leif Ove Andsnes 0:10

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Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce, pictured here at Tea Party rally on Oct. 22, was instrumental in drafting the state's immigration law. He also sits on a American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) task force, a group that helped shape the law. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Walk at Low Tide Ralph E. Hayes 0:06

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Philomena Josephat and her father Joseph at St. Nicholas Hospital. Joseph, who has recovered from cholera, said: "I've never felt sick like that before, but I lost a child, and since then my health left me. And with this, that's even worse. I felt like I was dying." Carl Thalemaque for NPR hide caption

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Quartet, Op. 131 (in C-sharp minor): Presto Cleveland Quartet 0:04

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Quartet, Op. 131 (in C-sharp minor): Allegro Cleveland Quartet 1:31

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Earlier this month, Mexican soldiers stack bails of marijuana -- 134 tons of it -- to be burned near the city of Tijuana. Many people in the Mexican border town do not believe that legalizing recreational marijuana use in California will change the level of violence driven by Mexico's drug trade. Francisco Vega/Getty Images hide caption

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Star Wars Main Title/The Arrival at Naboo The London Symphony Orchestra 0:09

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Waves breaking on the shore in Orange Beach, Ala., leave behind an oily residue. Mayor Tony Kennon expects BP to restore the town's beaches to sugar white condition. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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.38 Special Charlie Musselwhite 0:32

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