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Slovenian Bonds Rally After $3.5 Billion Government Debt Sale
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Slovenia's bonds gained for a third day after the government's $3.5 billion bond sale eased concern that the Adriatic nation will be forced to ask for a bailout. The yields on the government's dollar notes due 2022 tumbled 15 basis points from …

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Video: Biden to foreign service: "We owe you"
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Recognizing the foreign service officers killed in the line of duty and the sacrifices made by the families of Americans serving their country abroad, Vice President Biden said, “We owe you, we really do,” adding, “We can never stop striving to be a country worthy of their sacrifice.”

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Tucson Shooting Survivors Gave John McCain 19 Roses to Thank Him for His Gun Vote
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Image source: Slate Survivors of the 2011 Tucson, Ariz. shooting rampage presented Sen. John McCain with 19 roses — one for each victim — to thank him for being one of four Republicans to cross party lines and vote for last month’s failed gun bill. Slate’s Dave Weigel witnessed the moment Thursday at an Arizona […]

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Oldest-Ever Member of Congress May Run Again
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Republican Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas turns 90 years old on Friday, becoming the first congressman ever to reach that mark. Hall, who last year broke the age record for a member of the House previously held by North Carolina Democrat Charles Stedman who died at 89 in 1930 …

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GOP Prospects Rebuff Run for Iowa Senate Seat
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Many of the GOP s top prospects are passing on the opportunity to run for the Iowa Senate seat that will be up for grabs in 2014, Politico reports. Next year s Senate race is seen as a golden opportunity for Republicans to win the seat since Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin…

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Alex Ovechkin Leads Caps to 1-0 Series Lead over Rangers
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Sports fans in the nation’s capital get to watch young stars in all four major sports, but their best of all is Alex Ovechkin, who was prevented from joining 10 Hall of Famers as the only players to score 50 goals in five different NHL regular seasons only by a shortened season this year that […]

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Renewed Push to Close Gitmo Faces Test
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Obama’s renewed call to close the Guantanamo Bay prison faces its first Capitol Hill test, as lawmakers take up a bill expected to include restrictions on repatriating detainees or resettling them in third countries.

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