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Massachusetts Primary Battles Heat Up
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Republicans and Democrats are bracing for bruising primaries as five candidates begin to campaign in earnest to fill the United States Senate seat left vacant by John Kerry.

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White House Says It Was Not Involved in Detainee Release
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The decision to release hundreds of immigrants from detention centers was made by officials at Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a White House spokesman said.

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Congress passes bill renewing Violence Against Women Act
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Calling a truce in the partisan battles, the House passed a far-reaching extension of the Violence Against Women Act Thursday. It now goes to President Obama for his signature.  

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Deadline arrives for White House to weigh in on Prop 8 gay marriage case
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The next phase of President Obama’s evolution on gay marriage may come with the deadline for his administration to weigh in on a landmark Supreme Court case that could determine whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed. 

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Revised estimate shows economy grew in 4th quarter, but only at 0.1 percent rate
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The U.S. economy grew at a 0.1 percent annual rate from October through December, the weakest performance in nearly two years. 

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High-flying Holder: Report shows AG, FBI director used luxury jets for personal travel
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Two high-tech luxury jets that the FBI convinced Congress were needed for the fight against global terrorism have instead been used to ferry around Attorney General Eric Holder and his predecessors, as well as FBI Director Robert Mueller, according to a government report released Thursday.

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Cuts: What's Congress doing?
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We now have only two days left before $85 billion in widely disliked spending cuts start to take effect. So what’s Congress doing Wednesday to deal with this self-inflicted crisis?

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