Last month in Des Moines, Iowa, President Obama held a backyard discussion on the economy. With unemployment near 10 percent, the president and his fellow Democrats have had trouble touting positive economic news -- like the lower-than-expected TARP bill.
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A man shops for milk powder at a supermarket in Guangzhou, south Guangdong Province, on Aug. 12. In 2008, melamine in Chinese milk powder caused the deaths of at least six children and made nearly 300,000 children ill. Now some Chinese say they're choosing foods more carefully.
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Even though Kilbride is running unopposed, his race to keep his seat on the Illinois Supreme Court has become the second most expensive judicial retention campaign in American history.