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  1. BP: Our well is NOT leaking. Much.

  2. Halliburton: Earnings up 83%. The future? Don't ask.

  3. Obama: Extend jobless benefits, Senate. Senate Republicans: With what money?

  4. TARP inspector report: Obama, you closed too many car dealerships without considering economic impact. Obama: You issued a report without considering the factory jobs we saved, the car parts jobs we saved, the pension stocks we saved.

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