California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger OKed a bill that requires school districts to offer students free water. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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People gather at a rally in Washington, D.C., organized by conservative Fox News commentator Glenn Beck, one of the de facto leaders of the Tea Party movement. While the Tea Party says it doesn't take a stance on religious and social issues, many of its supporters are conservative Christians. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sherry Shaffer and her husband, Alex Vila-Roger, with their dogs, outside the Pittsburgh home where they now live with in-laws. They occupy the attic -- a huge change from what was their own six-bedroom home in Memphis. Vaughn Wallace for NPR hide caption

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