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Headlines from Tuesday, December 10:
World Leaders Extol Mandela Before Crowd of Thousands — New York Times
The tribute to Mr. Mandela drew an unprecedented crowd of global V.I.P.'s, including at least 91 heads of state and government.
The GOP Civil War Just Got Worse — Washington Post
Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn will face Rep. Steve Stockman in the GOP primary for Senate next year in Texas.
The government can save $8 billion by eliminating a loophole that enables states to help some low-income residents with nominal subsidies for heating to trigger higher food stamp benefits.
Senators Enter Into “Post Nuclear” World — The Hill
In the first nomination vote since Reid’s invocation of the “nuclear option,” the Senate votes today to approve Obama’s nominees to a powerful appellate court.
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“Over the last three years, Governor Branstad has engaged in a campaign of deception about job growth in Iowa. By only counting jobs gained -- and not any that were lost -- he falsely inflated the numbers to make his jobs record look better. Add your name.
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