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Obama: Focus On The Next 4 Years, Not The Last Ones

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Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren holds up a poster of herself as Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., looks on during the annual St. Patrick's Day Breakfast in Boston on March 18. A civility pledge between the candidates has kept attack ads largely on the sidelines in their race. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Warren-Brown Pledge Keeps Attack Ads At Bay

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Winslow Sherrill has two daughters who are lesbian. While he loves them and gets along with their partners, he's going to vote in favor of banning gay marriage in North Carolina. John Biewen/for NPR hide caption

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Black Christians Struggle Over N.C. Gay Marriage Ban

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The Dinosaurs' Nemeses: Giant, Jurassic Fleas

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The Story Of 'How You Met Your Other' Can Say A Lot

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Pogo: Harnessing The Innate Rhythm Of Pop Culture

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