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Google fights search seizures

Mar 14, 2006
Google seems to be have no fear about taking on the government. Today, the search engine does battle with the Justice Department at a hearing in California. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Recognizing drug courts' success

Mar 14, 2006
In Washington today, an event to celebrate the success of the nation's drug courts -- and to elbow the folks in Congress who slashed the program's funding last year. Jeff Tyler reports.
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Now playing: Debt ceiling drama

Mar 14, 2006
The debt ceiling is supposed to put a limit on how much the US Treasury can borrow. But, historically, this issue's provided a lot more heat than light. Scott Tong reports.
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Senate looking into oil mergers

Mar 14, 2006
Today, executives from the nation's six largest oil companies go before a Senate committee. They'll be asked to explain whether mergers have anything to do with their gushing profits. Sam Eaton reports.
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Budget battle

Mar 13, 2006
Forget the Democrats, Senate Republicans can't even agree among themselves over how to proceed with the 2007 federal budget, which hits the Senate floor today for debate. Hillary Wicai has more.
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Cities look to forestall cuts

Mar 13, 2006
Municipal officials from across the country gather in Washington D.C. today to lobby Congress to preserve funding given to cities through Community Development Block Grants. Helen Palmer reports.
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Debt ceiling

Mar 10, 2006
The federal budget deficit hit a new high in February -- almost $120 billion. That means the government's going to have to lift the ceiling on how much it can borrow soon. Commentator and humorist Tim Bedore has some ideas of his own about the debt ceiling.
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Dubai Ports World deal

Mar 10, 2006
In the wake of Dubai Ports World's announcement to transfer operations of US ports to a US entity, Sam Eaton looks at whether the arrangement could be a template for future deals involving foreign control of US assets.
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Leaving ports

Mar 9, 2006
Dubai Ports World has thrown in the towel. Its decision gets the president off the political hook. But it didn't do much to calm Congress. John Dimsdale picks up the story from there.
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H-1B Visas

Mar 9, 2006
Skilled foreign workers come to the US on H-1B visas. But a government cap on the number of documents awarded means talented workers are heading to other countries to work. Curt Nickisch reports.
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