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Iraq-US. Congress To Hear Of Gains In Iraq "In a reprise of their testimony last September, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker plan to tell Congress that security has improved in Iraq and that the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has taken steps toward political reconciliation and economic stability." Few see ...

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Unemployment. March data show sharpest job losses in 5 years "With the government reporting the third straight month of job losses and wages lagging behind inflation, the problems that originally centered on housing and financial markets now appear to have spread through almost every segment of the economy." Democrats Call for New Aid Package as ...

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Economy. Economy sheds 80,000 jobs in March "The employers cut payrolls for a third month in a row in March, slashing 80,000 jobs for the biggest monthly job decline in five years as the economy headed into a downturn," Surge in jobless claims stokes fears about recession "In another scary sign for the sluggish U.S. economy, the Labor ...

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AIDS Funding. Bush AIDS initiative gets bipartisan renewal "A bipartisan coalition in the House voted to significantly expand a popular program aimed at combating HIV and AIDS around the world, renewing the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief by authorizing $50 billion -- $20 billion more than the White House requested -- over five years."

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Housing foreclosures. Senate ready to help stem tide of foreclosures "Under pressure to help Main Street after the government saved a Wall Street firm from bankruptcy, senators ended weeks of partisan stalemate and agreed to try to quickly pass legislation that could help some homeowners avoid foreclosure."

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Economy. Proposed Revamp Taps Fed As Uber Cop "It's a Herculean task: revamping a financial regulatory system dating back to the Civil War to deal with 21st century crises imperiling the country." Doubts Greet Treasury Plan Regulation As Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. laid ...

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Economy-Mainstreet. States Are Hit Hard by Economic Downturn "At least half of the nation's states are facing budget shortfalls, some of them severe, and policymakers in most of the states affected are proposing and passing often-painful measures to trim costs and close the gaps."

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Rice on race. Rice hits U.S. 'birth defect' "Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that the United States still has trouble dealing with race because of a national "birth defect" that denied black Americans the opportunities given to whites at the country's very founding."


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McCain-foreign policy. McCain, in Foreign Policy Talk, Turns His Back on Unilateralism "In a wide-ranging speech on foreign policy, Senator John McCain sought to distance himself from the unilateralism that has been a hallmark of the Bush administration,"

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Supreme Court. Justices Rebuff Bush and World Court "The Supreme Court issued a broad ruling limiting presidential power and the reach of international treaties, saying neither President Bush nor the World Court has the authority to order a Texas court to reopen a death penalty case involving a foreign national." Supreme ...

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