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Controversy surrounding IRS plan to recover money from kids of dead taxpayers far from over

The legal issue of garnishing money from the children of deceased parents remains legally contentious, and a senior senator is demanding answers from the agencies involved. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah speaks during an interview in Kabul

Abdullah leads in first official results from Afghan vote

By Mirwais Harooni and Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) – Initial election results put Afghan opposition figure Abdullah Abdullah in the lead on Sunday, but with less than 10 percent of votes counted and widespread allegations of fraud, there was no clear indication of who would succeed Hamid Karzai. Results based on 10 percent of votes […]

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Government suspends controversial program to recover money from adult children of dead taxpayers

The Social Security Administration announced Monday it is suspending a controversial program that goes after adult children of deceased taxpayers who the government claims were recipients of overpayments more than a decade ago. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Letter From Washington: Remembering L.B.J. for More Than Vietnam

Lyndon B. Johnson’s many achievements that still profoundly affect American lives today have been overshadowed by the disaster of the Vietnam War. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Tom Petri, G.O.P. Congressman From Wisconsin, Is Retiring

Mr. Petri, 73, has represented the Sixth Congressional District in Wisconsin for 35 years. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Sebelius’s Slow-Motion Resignation From the Cabinet

By Thanksgiving, it was clear that Kathleen Sebelius, the departing Health and Human Services secretary, would eventually have to go. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Jeb Bush Gets Standing Ovation From Connecticut Republicans

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Florida governor and possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush says Republicans need to present a “hopeful, optimistic” vision to voters, restoring opportunities for social mobility and reforming immigration laws. Bush’s remarks garnered a standing ovation from 800 Connecticut Republicans who turned out Thursday for the state party’s annual fundraising dinner, named […]

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Zeituni Onyango, Obama’s Aunt From Kenya, Dies at 61

Ms. Onyango, who received asylum in the United States after years of living illegally in Boston, had served as Mr. Obama’s guide when he visited Kenya in the 1980s. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Election-Year Posturing From Congress Defines Campaigns

Congress is now doing what it normally does, in an election year. This is not intended to sound cynical, as I actually think it is a good thing for a divided Congress to stand up for its divided beliefs — even while knowing that almost none of the bills it now votes on have a […]

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Republicans Kiss Votes From Women Bye

Dana Milbank, Washington PostThis was not the way Republican leaders had planned to observe Equal Pay Day. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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