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Listen To NPR's Special Report On Day 2 Of Elena Kagan's Hearing

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Kagan Confirmation Hearings Near End

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Remembering Robert Byrd, Longest Serving Senator

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TARP Puts Some Republicans On The Defensive

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Democrats Make Final Push On Financial Overhaul

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Senate Likely To Confirm Petraeus Quickly

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'Military Recruiters Had Access To Harvard Students

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