House Rejects Debt Limit Increase Without Cuts

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What Does The Head Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff Do?

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, center, visits a Civil War-era cemetery, Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Gettysburg National Military Park. Timothy Jacobsen/AP hide caption

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Asma Jehangir, a human rights advocate and lawyer in Lahore, Pakistan, is an outspoken critic of the military. Jim Wildman/NPR hide caption

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Criticizing Pakistan's Military: Dangerous, As Is Life

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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey pauses before speaking to family members of fallen service members at a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seminar. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Obama Taps Army General To Lead Joint Chiefs

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Obama Taps Army Leader As New Joint Chiefs Head

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President Obama, with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, speaks during a town hall meeting April 20 at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook Has Powerful Friends; Will Users Suffer?

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin greets some of the thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and military veterans participating in the Rolling Thunder rally on Sunday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Palin Kick-Starts Bus Tour On Back Of Motorcycle

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Corn is big business in Iowa, which has usually made anything but support for ethanol subsidies off-limits for presidential hopefuls. Steve Pope/AP hide caption

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Who's Afraid Of Ethanol? The 2012 Race Will Tell

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David Kay: WMDs That Never Were, A War That Ever Was

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Obama Visits Storm-Devastated Joplin, Mo.

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Obama Visit Underscores America's European Ties

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a Tea Party Town Hall meeting in February at the National Press Club in Washington. The freshman lawmaker is being hailed by civil libertarians for putting privacy concerns over the Patriot Act back in the spotlight. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Week In Politics: N.Y. Special Election; 2012 Presidential Race

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