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The Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department has been building a national database to track vehicles across the U.S. Here are answers to five questions about the program.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the close relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
Why Data on Health-Care Price Variation Doesn?t Itself Solve the Problem
Drew Altman: It is revealing to see a group that represents large insurers suggest that the main answer to price variation is to empower consumers with information to fend for themselves, as if all insurers can do is collect price data and that they somehow lack the clout to do much about the problem themselves.
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Michael Kugelman: Arguably the most memorable image of the trip was Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeting Mr. Obama with a long, deep embrace. This wasn?t done only for the cameras.
Spending Debate: Partisan Divide on Deficit Problem Signals More Tension Ahead
Stark partisan differences in the importance attached to making further deficit reductions, combined with the new deficit estimates, could spell more tension in the annual spending debate in Washington.
Seib Video: The Politics of Obama?s Trip to Saudi Arabia
President Barack Obama and a powerful entourage are showing their respects to the late King Abdullah, as both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia try to patch up a frayed relationship. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the politics of the president's visit.
Twitter has a little fun with Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. over the drone that landed at the White House early Monday.
Senate Democrats Delay G.O.P. Attempt to Force Keystone Vote
Senate Democrats prevented Republicans from ending debate on the Keystone pipeline bill, although it is almost guaranteed to pass.
David Wessel: CBO is growing steadily gloomier about the U.S. economy's capacity to grow. If CBO is right, that means it would be harder to bring down the historically high ratio of government debt to GDP and that living standards in the U.S. will improve more slowly.
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