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Daily Archives: March 13, 2012


Senators Joe Lieberman, left, and Lindsey Graham, conduct a news conference.

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Senators Joe Lieberman, left, and Lindsey Graham, conduct a news conference.

Gingrich Gets Afghanistan Rebuke From Graham

With only a few hours left before polls close in today’s two Southern contests, Newt Gingrich may not appreciate comments by fellow Republican southerner Lindsay Graham. Graham told reporters that politicians are undercutting the forces on the ground when they...

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President Barack Obama, right, with David Cameron, U.K. prime minister, in New York, on Sept. 21, 2011.

Photograph by Aaron Showalter/Pool via Bloomberg

President Barack Obama, right, with David Cameron, U.K. prime minister, in New York, on Sept. 21, 2011.

Magic Number of the Day: 269,400

  That’s how many manufacturing jobs Ohio has lost in the past 10 years. President Obama heads to Ohio today with British Prime Minister David Cameron, not to talk manufacturing jobs, but to watch the start of March Madness. The...

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