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Dianne Feinstein torture report may conflict with Bin Laden movie

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Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., will hold a a committee vote Thursday on a comprehensive report on U.S. torture (“enhanced interrogation techniques”) since 9/11, but anti-torture advocates said its findings could be swamped by a hot new movie that glorifies torture. Zero Dark Thirty, set for release Dec. 19 in New York and [...] [Read More]

Poll: Public demands deal — but opposes almost every deficit-reduction option

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Wonder why we can’t get a deficit-reduction deal? Well, look in the mirror. A new McClatchy-Marist Poll highlights the dilemma of the so-called “fiscal cliff.” Seventy-one percent of Americans, the poll finds, say it’s important that Congress and the White House reach a deal to avoid automatic spending cuts and tax hikes triggered at the [...] [Read More]