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December 22nd, 2011
06:26 PM ET

Sen. Schumer on payroll tax deal

Sen. Schumer calls the payroll tax cut agreement a "win for the American people."

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Filed under: Chuck Schumer • Congress • Taxes
BLITZER'S BLOG: Civil war dangers in Iraq
December 22nd, 2011
04:32 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Civil war dangers in Iraq

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

(CNN) - It’s not even a week since all U.S. troops have been pulled out of Iraq, but the situation there is quickly deteriorating. I don’t think it’s by any means out of the question that civil war is possible.

The terror attacks in the country Thursday were brutal – scores dead, many more innocents wounded. The pictures are horrendous.
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December 22nd, 2011
12:58 PM ET

Top YouTube videos of 2011

Top ten YouTube videos of 2011 include a talking dog and Lady Gaga. CNN's Jeanne Moos counts them down.

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