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Sen. Carl Levin (left) huddles with his brother and fellow Michigan Democrat, Rep. Sandy Levin, during testimony on the automotive industry bailout in 2008. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Brothers Levin Near The End Of A 32-Year Congressional Partnership

Last March, Sen. Carl Levin announced his final term. But his brother, Rep. Sandy Levin, will run for re-election next year. "It's difficult for me to imagine Carl's not being a partner and my closest friend," Sandy says. Tuesday's State of the Union speech will be the last where they sit, as they always have, side by side.

Pete Seeger was an environmentalist, an activist and the most prominent folk musician of his generation. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Folk Activist Pete Seeger, Icon Of Passion And Ideals, Dies At 94

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Brothers Levin Near The End Of A 32-Year Congressional Partnership

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Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del., has begun implementing the national Common Core State Standards for academics. The GOP largely backs the standards that are rolling out in 45 states, but Tea Party conservatives have been critical — and liberals increasingly have the same complaints. Steve Ruark/AP hide caption

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Political Rivals Find Common Ground Over Common Core

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'Founding Mothers' Helps Kids 'Remember The Ladies'

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