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  1. FACT CHECK: Are rich taxed less than secretaries? – Stephen Ohlechmacher, Associated Press
  2. Billionaire Backer Disputes Charges That Company Sought White House Help to Influence Testimony – James Rosen,
  3. Afghanistan: Lessons in War and Peace-building for US – David Arnold, Voice of America
  4. Political Scandals Heat Up In Russia – Ariel Cohen, The National Interest
  5. Look what we’ve ‘made in Taiwan’ – Ed Feulner, The Washington Times
  6. EPA grants air permit to Shell for Arctic offshore drilling in Chukchi sea off Alaska coast – Associated Press, The Washington Post
  7. UBS Scandal Is A Reminder About Why Dodd-Frank Came to Be – Adrienne Carter and Ben Protess, DealBook
  8. Obama: I’ll Veto Any Deficit Plan That Doesn’t Raise Taxes – Eric Pianin and Jennifer DePaul, The Fiscal Times
  9. President Obama’s deficit plan delivers help to USPS – Seung Min Kim, POLITICO
  10. Attorney General in Mexico: 200 Murders Result of Operation Fast and Furious – Katie Pavlich,