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Jan 24, 2011

Former Virginia Senator George Allen tries a comeback

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former senator George Allen is attempting a comeback six years after the Republican narrowly lost his seat to Democrat Jim Webb, following comments critics said were racist and that became viral on YouTube.

Allen announced he would run for his former seat in 2012 in an email to his supporters and on his website.

Jan 23, 2011

Cold hits much of nation, Northeast faces storm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Temperatures in most of the country stayed near or below freezing on Sunday, with dangerous sub-zero wind chills threatening the Northeast and the Midwest into Monday, according to forecasters.

The severely cold weather will set the stage for “a potent winter storm” early next week, forecasters for the Weather Channel said.

Jan 14, 2011

USDA announces expanded child supper program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ever since Kimberly Hill lost her job as a real estate title processor in 2008, she has struggled to feed her three children, she says.

But after her two younger children’s Baltimore city school adopted an after-school meal program that feeds students a nutritious supper, she has felt a sense of relief.

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      "Wendell Hassan Marsh is an intern in Reuter's Washington, D.C. bureau where he is on the Economics team. His journalistic interests are wide and varied include politics, economics, globalization, energy, climate, technology, and culture. Wendell has lived and studied in Senegal, Switzerland, and France and speaks French and some Wolof. He has just started studying Arabic for his year long Fulbright fellowship in Egypt that he starts in the fall. Wendell plans spending much of his career as a journalist in Africa and the Middle East. He is a graduate of Morehouse College where he studied English Literature and French. ..."
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