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Economy. Haggling over farm bill hurts those on food aid "The continued failure of Congress to approve a final version of the 2007 farm bill could adversely affect low-income families who rely on food stamps and other federal nutrition assistance as food prices continue their dramatic rise,"

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McCain on poverty. McCain talks poverty in Appalachia "Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) tried to position himself somewhere between Johnson and Reagan

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Pennsylvania primary. Clinton Takes Pennsylvania "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton won the Pennsylvania presidential primary decisively, running up a 10-percentage-point victory that bolstered her case for staying in the race for the Democratic nomination."

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Pensylvania primary. Clinton needs big win today "Senator Hillary Clinton faces the toughest test yet of her struggle to capture the Democratic nomination in today's Pennsylvania primary: Not only must she score an expected win, she must beat her rival, Senator Barack Obama, by a large enough margin to convince party leaders that she would be the stronger nominee in the fall."

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Benedict XVI visit. Pope Ends Visit With Yankee Stadium Mass "Before a crowd of nearly 60,000 people at Yankee Stadium, Pope Benedict XVI ended his first visit to the United States as leader of the Roman Catholic Church with a reminder to the faithful that "obedience" to the authority of the church,"

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Economy. Foreclosures surge "Home foreclosure filings surged 57 percent in the 12 month-period ended in March and bank repossessions soared 129 percent from a year ago, as homeowners struggled to make mortgage payments," Retailing Chains Caught in a Wave of Bankruptcies "The consumer spending slump and tightening credit markets are unleashing a widening wave of bankruptcies in American ...

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Compassion Forum. Democrats Wrangle Over Words and Beliefs "A candidate forum devoted to issues of faith and justice became another flash point for Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to spar in their intensifying nominating fight," Clinton, Obama discuss ...

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Iraq-US troops. Bush Backs Petraeus on Indefinite Suspension of Troop Pullout in Iraq "President Bush ordered an indefinite suspension of troop withdrawals from Iraq this summer but promised that the war "is not endless" Bush Signals No Further Reduction of Troops in ...

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Iraq-military. Bush to Cut Army Tours to 12 Months "President Bush plans to announce that he will cut Army combat tours in Iraq from 15 months to 12 months, returning rotations to where they were before last year's troop buildup in an effort to alleviate the tremendous stress on the military,"

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Iraq-Congress. A Plea From Petraeus "Army Gen. David H. Petraeus returned to Congress yesterday seeking more time to consolidate security gains in Iraq by halting withdrawals of U.S. forces this summer," Petraeus Urges Halt in Weighing New Cut in ...

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