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Presidential campaigns. Romney out; McCain seeks unity "Sen. John McCain yesterday told conservatives to overcome past disagreements and trust him to carry their banner on national security and cutting spending," Romney Out, McCain Looks Ahead "Sen. John McCain effectively sealed the Republican presidential nomination yesterday when ...

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Stimulus. Senate's Stimulus Measure Blocked "A $158 billion economic stimulus plan drafted by Senate Democrats that included relief for low-income seniors, disabled veterans and the unemployed was blocked by a Republican filibuster when the Senate fell a single vote short of the 60 needed to consider the measure."

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Politics isn't the most important news. Please pray for everyone affected by these storms. Southern Residents Assess Tornado Damage "Residents in five Southern states tried to salvage what they could from homes reduced to piles of debris, a day after the deadliest cluster of tornadoes in nearly a decade tore through the region, ...

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Super Tuesday. As 24 States Vote, a Grab for Delegates, and an Edge"There will be plenty of trends to track in Tuesday's free-for-all, as 43 contests in 24 states allocate 3,156 delegates on what could be the most significant day of the race to date."

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Budget. Bush budget sees bigger deficits as economy slows "U.S. President George W. Bush acknowledged on Monday a weaker economy would lead to higher budget deficits, as he unveiled a $3.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2009 that would nearly freeze domestic programs. The budget makes military spending and the Iraq war its centerpiece, proposing a 7.5 percent increase for the Pentagon to $515 billion. On top of that Bush also sought $70 billion more for the conflicts in ...

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Budget. 2009 Budget Seeks Spending Freeze "President Bush's $3 trillion budget for fiscal 2009, scheduled for release Monday, will seek a virtual freeze on domestic spending programs while cutting billions of dollars from federal health programs to reach his goal of balancing the budget by 2012,"

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Republican debate. Accusations fly at Republican debate "John McCain and Mitt Romney carried their bitter Florida clash into California, each impugning the other's honesty in a hot-tempered debate as they sought to attract voters casting ballots in five days in a coast-to-coast array of primaries and caucuses. "

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Candidates withdraw. Edwards suspends presidential campaign "Democrat John Edwards bowed out of the race for the White House on Wednesday, saying it was time to step aside "so that history can blaze its path" in a campaign now left to Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama."

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State of the Union. Bush Speech Focuses on War and Taxes"Facing an unstable economy and an unfinished war, President Bush used his final State of the Union address to call for quick passage of his tax rebate package, patience in Iraq and a modest concluding agenda." Bush lays out a ...

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State of the Union. State of Union To Touch On War, Economy "For years, President Bush and his advisers expressed frustration that the White House received little credit for the nation's strong economic performance because of public discontent about the Iraq war. Today, the president is getting little credit for improved security in Iraq, as the public increasingly focuses on a struggling U.S. economy."

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