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Sen.-elect Ted Cruz of Texas answers a question from a television reporter on Nov. 6 in Houston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Tea Party Texan Cruz Gives GOP Hope In Hunt For Hispanic Votes
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'Fiscal Cliff' Action Moves To The House
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Rep.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., appears at a news conference with newly elected Democratic House members in Washington on Nov. 13. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Sinema, First Openly Bisexual Member Of Congress, Represents 'Changing Arizona'
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How Will The Budget Deal Affect The U.S. Economy?
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House Prepares To Take Up Senate Budget Compromise
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How 'Deferred Action' Will Affect Classrooms
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Rep. Cole Predicts 'Very Strong Majority' Will Approve Budget Deal In House
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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden make a statement regarding the passage of the fiscal cliff bill in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House late Tuesday evening. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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What Does Senate Budget Deal Mean For You?
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Senate Ushers In New Year With 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal
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Hillary Clinton Expected To Make A Full Recovery
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The Capitol is illuminated in Washington, where the House and Senate remain in session. The two chambers will miss a deadline to avoid the "fiscal cliff" tonight, as 2013 begins. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's coverage of President Obama's comments on the "fiscal cliff" talks
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Chief Justice John Roberts speaks in Farmington, Pa., in June. Ann Wilkins/AP hide caption

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