The Treasury Department announced this week it will pay down some of its debt for the first time in six years. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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The Federal Deficit Is Actually Shrinking

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Obama Taps Congressman To Oversee Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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The Strategy Of Putting Politics On TV

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May 1 Junkie segment on TOTN

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez speaks last month in South Boston, Mass. On Tuesday, Gomez won the GOP nomination and will face Democratic Rep. Ed Markey in a June 25 special election. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Obama Crosses The Border

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Republican Senate hopeful Gabriel Gomez celebrates with supporters as he makes his way to the stage to deliver a victory speech Tuesday in Cohasset, Mass. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Markey, Gomez Vie For John Kerry's Senate Seat

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President Obama answers questions during his news conference at the White House on Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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April 24 TOTN Junkie segment

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Sequester Puts Some Needing Housing Aid 'Back To Square One'

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American farms like this iceberg lettuce field owned by Duda Farm Fresh Foods outside Salinas, Calif., are facing a dwindling supply of farmworkers from rural Mexico. Kirk Siegler hide caption

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Why An Immigration Deal Won't Solve The Farmworker Shortage

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Obama Renews Call To Close Guantanamo Amid Hunger Strike

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