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Abortion Foes Push To Redefine Personhood
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Weiner Denies Sending Lewd Photo
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Potential Presidential Hopefuls Head To N.H.
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Texas Scrambles To Redistrict Lone Star State
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House Speaker John Boehner speaks to the media Wednesday after meeting with the president about the debt limit. "We know what the problems are — let's not kick the can down the road one more time," he said. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama, House GOP Talk Debt; Neither Side Blinks
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Obama Nominates Bryson For Commerce Secretary
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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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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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