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Former Sen. Rick Santorum shakes hands with supporters before speaking at a campaign stop in Fort Mill, S.C., on Friday. Fort Mill is just over the line from North Carolina, and some voters wish they could cross over for the primary Saturday. John W. Adkisson/Getty Images hide caption

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Carolina Blues: N.C. GOP Looks South With EnvyWFAE-FM

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House Speaker John Boehner, surrounded by Republican House members, speaks during a news conference in Washington in December. The House initially rejected a plan to extend a tax cut for two months to buy time for talks on a full-year renewal. It later compromised — a rare event in 2011. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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This Year In Congress: Much Drama, Little To Show

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The world's forests act as massive sponges, sucking carbon from the atmosphere. Above, an aerial photo from 2009 shows massive deforestation in the Brazilian state of Para. Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Strategists: Focus On Forests To Cut Emissions

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has seen a recent bump in the polls. More criticism is sure to come, but Gingrich says he doesn't think attacks from other candidates will be effective. Richard Shiro/AP hide caption

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Gingrich's Popularity: A Winning Boost?

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testifies on Capitol Hill on Nov. 15. Debate over Pentagon spending cuts is heating up as a bipartisan congressional panel tries to come up with a plan to cut the federal deficit. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Where Defense Cuts Could Be Aimed

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