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Congress Leaves Unfinished Business

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Congress Leaves Unfinished Business

Congress Leaves Unfinished Business

Congress Leaves Unfinished Business

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When Congress returns from a two-week Thanksgiving recess, lawmakers will face some legislative leftovers. They left behind unfinished spending bills and postponed decisions on the war in Iraq. But even as they left town, they made certain that President Bush would not be able to make any appointments while they're gone.

Meanwhile, the presidential campaign is picking up steam in Iowa — and Sen. Hillary Clinton finds herself targeted by fellow Democratic White House hopefuls.

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