Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. speaks to the media at the Capitol in March.
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August 8, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is taking fire from the Senate majority leader over his decision not to release more of his tax returns. In Reid, Romney is up against someone who's not on the ballot and clearly enjoys a fight.
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Volunteer firefighter Jason Collard at a wildfire in Strawn, Texas, in April.
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September 13, 2011 It's very unusual for so many disasters to have hit so many states in a single year. The only ones not on the list: Michigan and South Carolina.
The White House lights may be burning a lot in coming months.
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April 9, 2011 It was literally reached at the 11th hour. And in this era of divided government, that could happen a lot in coming months. We look at some of the morning-after analyses of the deal.
April 7, 2011 President Obama and congressional leaders met last night. Lawmakers will resume their negotiations today.
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