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Building Prospects.

Subjects: *DRUG legalization -- United States; *MEDICAL marijuanaUNITED StatesUNITED States. Dept. of Justice -- Officials & employees...

  • Source: Nation. 12/27/2010, Vol. 291 Issue 26, p22-25. 4p. 1 Illustration.

  • Abstract: The article examines the movement to legalize marijuana in the United States. The article was written following ...

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The Sacred Cows.

Subjects: *BUDGET deficits; *MILITARY spending; *MILITARY budgetsUNITED States

  • Source: TIME Magazine. 12/13/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 24, p55-58. 4p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Diagram, 3 Graphs.

  • Abstract: The article examines the U.S. budget. Possible economic consequences of the country's large budget deficits are considered, particularly a rise in interest rates for ...

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The War on Secrecy.

Subjects: *CONFIDENTIAL communications; *OFFICIAL secrets; *SECURITY classification (Government documents)UNITED StatesWIKILEAKS (Organization) ; UNITED States. Dept. of State -- Records & correspondence...

  • Source: TIME Magazine. 12/13/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 24, p30-37. 7p. 7 Color Photographs, 3 Graphs.

  • Abstract: The article examines the disclosure of over 250,000 classified documents of the U.S. Department of State by the organization WikiLeaks. Possible consequences of the release ...

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2000: A Nation Divided.

Subjects: *PUNCHED card systems; *VOTING machines; *CONFLICT of interestsFLORIDA; UNITED StatesNATIONAL Opinion Research Center ; UNITED States. Supreme Court ; FLORIDA. Supreme Court...

  • Source: TIME Magazine. 12/6/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 23, p34-39. 6p. 8 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on the 2000 U.S. Presidential election between U.S. President George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore which was decided by ...

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Waste Land.

Subjects: *MILITARY spending; *MILITARY policy; *BUDGET -- Law & legislationUNITED StatesUNITED States. Dept. of Defense -- Appropriations & expenditures...

  • Source: New Republic. 12/2/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 19, p20-23. 4p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the increasing U.S. defense budget and criticizes U.S. Department of Defense policies that have caused the budget to swell to ...

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Franken Sense.

Subjects: *UNITED States legislatorsUNITED StatesUNITED States. Congress. Senate...

  • Source: New Republic. 12/2/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 19, p16-19. 4p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph.

  • Abstract: The article profiles comedian and U.S. Senator for Minnesota Al Franken. Franken's relationships with other senators such as Orrin Hatch are described along with ...

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Food Insecurity in the United States.

Subjects: *FOOD security; *CHILD nutrition; *HOUSEHOLDSUNITED StatesUNITED States. Dept. of Agriculture

  • Source: Congressional Digest. Dec2010, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p301-306. 6p.

  • Abstract: The article looks at food security in the U.S., focusing on the effects of food insecurity on households with children. The annual spending of ...

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Federal Child Nutrition Programs.

Subjects: *CHILD nutrition; *NATIONAL school lunch program; *SCHOOL breakfast programsUNITED StatesUNITED States. Dept. of Agriculture. Food & Consumer Services

  • Source: Congressional Digest. Dec2010, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p292-320. 4p.

  • Abstract: The article looks at federal child nutrition assistance programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service. Programs discussed include the ...

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After the Fall: A Progressive Game Plan.

Subjects: *UNITED States elections; UNITED States politics & government, 2009-2017UNITED StatesDEMOCRATIC Party (U.S.) ; REPUBLICAN Party (U.S. : 1854- )...

  • Source: Nation. 11/29/2010, Vol. 291 Issue 22, p17-20. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

  • Abstract: In this article the authors discuss the strategies necessary for the U.S. Democratic Party following the significant electoral defeat it suffered in the

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THE MONEY & MEDIA ELECTION COMPLEX.

Subjects: *UNITED States elections; *CORPORATE political activity; *POLITICAL participationUNITED StatesREPUBLICAN Party (U.S. : 1854- )

  • Source: Nation. 11/29/2010, Vol. 291 Issue 22, p11-17. 5p. 1 Color Photograph.

  • Abstract: In this article the authors discuss the significant infusions of cash in the 2010 U.S. midterm elections. It is the authors' ...

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