Week In News: Bachmann's Decision, Obama To Meet China's President

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What's On Obama's Agenda With China's President?

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President Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. He said the economy is seeing progress but added that too many people are still struggling. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Economic View: A Glass Half-Full And Half-Empty

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Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., in March. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Obama Pushes To Keep Student Loan Rates Down

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Week In Politics: Taking Stock Of Obama, GOP

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Should Journalists Attend Holder's Off-The-Record Meeting?

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Should Art Sale Help Save Detroit?

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How Will Bachmann's Departure Affect Politics?

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2 Years Added To Expected Life Of Medicare Trust Fund

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Smithfield hams hang outside the Taste of Smithfield restaurant and gourmet market in Smithfield, Va. Shuanghui International Holdings plans to buy Smithfield Foods, the world's biggest hog producer. Rich-Joseph Facun/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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It's All Politics, May 30, 2013

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Rep. Cole speaks as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and others listen during a news conference in Moore last week. Brett Deering/Getty Images hide caption

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Okla. Recovery Spotlights Rep. Cole's Support For Sandy Aid

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President Obama, with Education Secretary Arne Duncan at his side, calls on Congress on June 21, 2012, to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling. He is going to make that appeal again Friday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obama Presses Congress On Student Loan Rates

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In this photo provided by Mouaz Moustafa and the Syrian Emergency Task Force, Sen. John McCain, accompanied by Moustafa (right) visits rebels in Syria on Monday. McCain, who slipped into the country for a surprise visit, favors providing arms to rebel forces in Syria. Mouaz Moustafa/AP hide caption

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