Ina Jaffe Ina Jaffe is a National Desk correspondent based at NPR West, NPR's production center in Culver City, California.
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Eddie Murphy Is Out As 2012 Oscar Host

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (left) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry got into a heated exchange about immigration during Tuesday's GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas.

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Herman Cain (left) watched as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (center) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke during what became a heated Republican presidential debate Tuesday night in Las Vegas.

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Gloves Come Off At GOP Debate In Las Vegas

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An unmanned ROV (remotely operated vehicle) is launched 900 feet underwater to study the wreckage of the SS Montebello.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kept his fans guessing about whether he'll make a run for president during an appearance Tuesday night at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Political Ads Target TV, But Not Everyone Is Tuning In

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Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann arrives for a rally in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Friday. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Perry, Romney Capture Spotlight At GOP Debate

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California Rep. Xavier Becerra was one of six Democrats chosen to join six Republicans on a panel tasked with finding a way to cut about $1 trillion from the federal deficit. Kris Connor/Getty Images hide caption

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Dysfunction In D.C. Doesn't Stop For A Downgrade

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