Justice Dept. To Launch Indigent Defense Program
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President Obama's health care summit with Republicans and Democrats will take center stage Thursday. But the compromise most of Washington is focused on will come post-summit: Before Democrats can turn to a parliamentary maneuver to pass health legislation, they must resolve disputes within their own ranks. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Governors Focus On Health Care Reform
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Do Smart Phones Thwart Public Records Laws?
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With Nominees On Hold, Obama May Rely On Recess
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GOP Struggles For Consensus On Health Care
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Debating President Obama's First Year On The Job
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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick looks on as President Obama speaks at a Boston fundraiser for the governor in October 2009. Gerald Herbert/AP Photo hide caption

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For Mass. City, Black Leaders Are 'Business As Usual'
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Senators Propose Commission To Explore Deficit
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Budget Office Director Peter Orszag (far right) has found a way to turn walking into a competitive sport on Capitol Hill. Here, he walks through the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with Vice President Biden, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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White House Stresses Results That Can Be Measured
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GOP Hopes 'Fresh Face' Will Unseat Calif. Incumbent
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