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Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with troops during a visit April 7 at Camp Victory in Baghdad. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A 'Radical' Plan To Cut Military Spending

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Wisconsin's Political Split Hardens Into Great Divide

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Debt Crisis Hangs Over Washington Politics

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Demonstrators hold signs at a protest against the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) near the White House in 2009 during a visit by then-Colombian President Alvaro Uribe. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Pushes Forward With Trade Deals

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Slow GDP Growth May Not Be Cause For Concern

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Bernanke Expects Jobs Market To Strengthen

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Wall Street Responds To Bernanke Press Conference

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Fed Holds First-Ever Press Conference

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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will kick off a series of regular press conferences, to be held four times a year. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Taking Questions: A New Move For Fed Transparency

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Rep. Webster Defends GOP Plan To Change Medicare

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Grover Norquist (left), of the anti-tax lobbying group Americans for Tax Reform, and Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK, right) have been in an unusually public spat. Coburn, who seven years ago signed Norquist's so-called Taxpayer Protection Pledge, now says a solution to the deficit could involve an increase in tax revenues. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images (Norquist photo); Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (Coburn photo) hide caption

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Conservative Heavyweights Trade Jabs Over Taxes

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Bernanke To Hold First-Ever Press Conference

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