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Topic: Max Baucus
Repealing tax breaks for oil companies: common sense vs. congressional thuggery
Reform Social Security now? Demographics of electorate say yes.
Oil CEOs warn senators of downside to axing industry tax breaks
Democrats' deficit-cutting plan: Big Oil subsidies the first target
Medicare vouchers plan shelved for now
Any place for budget caps?
US debt crisis: Can a deeply divided 'Gang of Seven' make any progress?
Global warming: Congress set to decide if EPA can regulate greenhouse gases
Health care law's future: four scenarios
Conrad makes a case against tax subsidies
Hyperinflation led to Hitler and Mao. What will China's currency manipulation lead to?
Can Obama, Lee sell lawmakers on US-South Korea free trade deal?
Deficit commission's work is finished. What happens next?
Congress lets unemployment benefits expire: 'What now' and six other questions
Who will get Bush tax cuts? Congress can't decide.
The Monitor's View
Campaign financing machine cranks up for midterm elections
Senate enters total gridlock as Election 2010 nears
The Postcatastrophe Economy
Unemployment insurance benefits extension clears hurdle
GOP's jobs ideas: Keep Bush tax cuts, freeze regulations
David R. Francis
Wealthy Americans shoulder health care tax burden
Obama signs healthcare bill with 22 pens. Who started that idea?
Will healthcare reform nix any Senate bipartisanship on other bills?
At White House: 14 senators discuss climate-energy legislation
Jim Bunning delays vote; unemployed face first week without check
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NSA chief: Snooping helped thwart 50 terrorist attacks in 20 countries
In the end, NSA might not need to snoop so secretly
Latin America Monitor
Chile: LED light bulb heist highlights high cost of energy
G8 wraps with progress on tax evasion - but not on Syria
Can fragmented Egypt find 15 million who want President Morsi out?
As Taliban prepares for peace talks, US braces for disappointment
Why Colorado's Black Forest wildfire is now being called a crime scene
Ireland forever: images of the emerald isle
Photos of the Day
Photos of the day 06/17
The Monitor's View
Brazil protests in a global trend
Monitor Political Cartoons
Put our kids first, Mr. Holder, and enforce federal law against marijuana
School prayer: 50 years after the ban, God and faith more present than ever
'The Voice' winner: Who will triumph tonight? (+video)
NASA's new astronaut class marks changing of guard for US spaceflight (+video)
Blake Griffin Lakers deal? Clippers want top billing in LA
Gun control: Why Vice President Biden is trying again
India to send world's last telegram. Stop.
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