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Democrats May Drop Medicare Expansion

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Obama Hosts Jobs Summit At White House

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Senate Weighs Health Care Overhaul

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Obama To Announce Afghan Strategy

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Birmingham, Ala., Mayor Found Guilty Of Corruption

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Deadly October For U.S. In Afghanistan

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Obama: More Afghan Troops 'Solemn Decision'

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