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August 11th, 2011
11:11 PM ET

Bachmann's eyes raise eyebrows

Comedians eye Michele Bachmann's eyes on Newsweek cover. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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BLITZER’S BLOG: How much more blood and treasure?
August 11th, 2011
01:57 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: How much more blood and treasure?

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) – Five more American troops were killed in Afghanistan. They died from an improvised explosive device. This comes after 30 Americans were killed last weekend in a Chinook helicopter shot down by the Taliban.

It’s appropriate to put the numbers into context.

The cost in blood and treasure for the United States has been enormous.
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