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House Votes for New Abortions Limits
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The Republican-led House voted to impose the strictest new limits on abortion in a decade, revisiting an issue that energizes the GOP’s conservative base.

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Health-Insurance Exchanges Behind Schedule
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Government officials have missed several deadlines to set up new health-insurance exchanges for small businesses and consumers—a key part of the federal health overhaul, Congress’s watchdog arm said.

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U.S. to Propose New Phase In Nuclear-Arms Cuts
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Obama is set to make the case for a new phase in nuclear-weapons reductions in a major foreign-policy speech in Berlin.

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In Partisan Vote, House Approves Ban on Abortions After 22 Weeks
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The House of Representatives approved a bill that would ban abortions after 22 weeks of pregnancy in a largely symbolic vote.     

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Fraud Used to Frame Farm Bill Debate
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While Congress debates cuts to the federal food stamp program, it has been reluctant to make changes to the crop insurance program, despite several recent fraud cases.     

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The Caucus: Testy Debate in Mass. Senate Race Over Term Limits
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The Democrat, Edward J. Markey, accuses the Republican, Gabriel Gomez, of shading the truth about his discussions with Senator John McCain and term limits.     

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Dissent Festers in States That Obama Forgot
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In a country splintered by partisanship and race, President Obama’s near-complete absence from more than 25 percent of states may have consequences.     

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