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A letter addressed to President Obama containing a substance that initially tested positive for the toxin ricin was intercepted Tuesday by authorities at a remote White House mail screening facility, according to the FBI. The letter follows the discovery Tuesday of a ricin-laced letter sent to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and came as authorities were […]

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WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina, whose appointment to the Senate on Monday made history, has a lot of hands to shake if he wants to keep his job longer than two years. Only 25% of people living in South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District, far from the district Scott represents now, know […]

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Jay Leno and Tavis Smiley discussed gun control in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting tragedy. Smiley said that it’s time the nation and legislature prioritize gun control. He explained to Leno what the considers “reasonable” gun restrictions.  

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As part of the NBC News 2012 “Education Nation” Summit this week, President Barack Obama sat down with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie to discuss his vision for the future of education in America. The exclusive interview aired Tuesday on “TODAY” and this afternoon on MSNBC. MANDATORY CREDIT: NBC News / Education Nation SAVANNAH GUTHRIE: Mr. President, […]

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