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President Obama is joined by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner as he makes a statement urging Congress to pass a bill for middle class tax cuts last Wednesday.  Obama thanked Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH) and Sen. George LeMieux (R-FL) for voting with Democrats to move the bill closer to final passage. Chip Somodevilla/AP hide caption

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Legislators Divided On How Far To Extend Tax Cuts

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Republican gubernatorial hopeful Carl Paladino makes a point at a campaign event at the Elks Lodge in Riverhead, N.Y., on Sept. 10, 2010. Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke/AP hide caption

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'Mad As Hell': Behind a Political-Season Refrain

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A television advertisement from the Corn Refiners Association. The Corn Refiners Association hide caption

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The Corn Refiners Association

'Corn Sugar' Makers Hope You'll Buy The New Name

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Work It: When smart-aleck Olive (Emma Stone) becomes suddenly notorious for something she only sort-of did, she decides to roll with it — and share a little lesson from The Scarlet Letter. Adam Taylor/Sony Pictures hide caption

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'Easy A': Reputation Management, With Hiccups

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Mates of State's cover of Tom Waits' "Long Way Home" takes an unexpected approach to the morose original. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Best Of 'Song Of The Day'

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