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The washington Post Afternonn edition : Most Read Articles.- Arms treaty approval a win for Obama, but GOP critics are gaining momentum.

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1) GOP leaders criticize Obama's Iran policy in rally for opposition group PARIS - A group of prominent U.S. Republicans associated with homeland security told a forum of cheering Iranian exiles here Wednesday that President Obama's policy toward Iran amounts to futile appeasement that will never persuade Tehran to abandon its nuclear projects. 2) How 50 Cent scored a half-billion In "The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop," author Dan Charnas traces how rap grew from its obscure roots in the ghettos of 1970s New York to its culmination as the world's predominant youth pop culture and a multibillion-dollar industry. 3) Dave Camp's plan: Taxes made simple His target: a tax code that's '10 times longer than the Bible, without the good news.' 4) Obama the Great - if he does say so himself The comeback president could pay a big price if he forgets a humility lesson. 5) Purse from Fla. school board shooti

The Washington Post Afternoon Editiom: Most read Articles. Oct..6th., 2010

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Most Viewed Articles on washingtonpost.com 1) A Clinton-Biden swap 'on the table'? Absolutely not, says Axelrod. A tantalizing notion has gained steam around Washington in recent months: President Obama will toss Vice President Biden off the ticket in 2012 and replace him with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. 2) Amid backlash and budget deficits, government workers' pensions are targets PHILADELPHIA - Faced with deep budget deficits and overextended pension plans, state and local leaders are increasingly looking to trim the lucrative retirement benefits that have long been associated with government employment. 3) Taliban in talks with Karzai government Taliban representatives and the government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai have begun secret, high-level talks over a negotiated end to the war, according to Afghan and Arab sources. 4) Taliban in high-level talks with Karzai government, sources say Taliban representatives and the government of

The Washington Post : Afternoon Edition: Most Read Articles. Oct 5th., 2010

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Most Viewed Articles on washingtonpost.com 1) Democrats gain in poll but GOP still leads as midterm elections near Less than a month before the midterm elections, the political landscape remains strongly tilted toward Republicans, although Democrats have made modest improvements with voters since their late-summer low point, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. 2) When words can kill On the right, hateful rhetoric is fired like bullets. 3) What to expect from Google TV Google TV - the Web giant's software package for finding and watching TV programming over the Internet and through traditional subscription services - looks less vaporous now. Just in time for introductions of Google TV-enabled hardware from Sony and Logitech, Google announced further details abo... 4) Anthropologists adopt a more favorable view of Neanderthals Scientists are broadly rethinking the nature, skills and demise of the Neanderthals of Europe and Asia, steadily findin

The Washington Post Afternoon Edition: Today's 10 Most read Articles. Sept. 27th., 2010

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Most Viewed Articles on washingtonpost.com 1) Woodward excerpts: Military thwarted president seeking choice in Afghanistan The first of three articles adapted from "Obama's Wars" by Bob Woodward. 2) Obama blasts 'irresponsible' GOP policies With the midterm elections approaching, President Obama lashed out Monday at what he called the "irresponsible policies" of Republican leaders and said he welcomes a national debate over their proposals. 3) For the NFL's worst, it always gets better when they play the Redskins ST. LOUIS If Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb had any doubts about what they were getting into, now they know. 4) Obama: D.C. schools don't measure up to his daughters' private school President Obama tells NBC interviewer that schools must improve for the nation to compete in the global economy. 5) D.C. police try to unravel mystery of man found dead in car trunk The "unidentified decedent," reposing in

The Washington Post: Today's Headlines Afternoon Edition. April 26th, 2010

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1) Courtesy of Arizona, immigration moves higher on Obama's agenda Has Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) suddenly revived a major item on President Obama's agenda and moved it to the top of his to-do list? 2) GOP, Democrats at an impasse before key vote on financial overhaul Senators will face a crucial test vote Monday that could clear the way for debate on far-reaching legislation to overhaul the nation's financial regulatory system -- or end in a partisan standoff -- as Wall Street once again takes center stage on Capitol Hill. 3) Obama's quiet choices Why so many are disappointed in the president. 4) Democrats target 2008's new voters President Obama is declaring his stake in the November midterm elections, as his Democratic Party prepares to announce an ambitious strategy to appeal to independent voters in its quest to maintain control of Congress. 5) Sharpton vows to protest Arizona immigration bill NEW YORK -- The Rev. Al Sharpton says he's

The Washigton Post: Today's Opinions, Afternoon Edition

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1) Goldman's non-scanda l The allegations of wrongdoing by Goldman Sachs appear shaky. 2) George Washington read here If only more Americans had Washington's reading and studying habits. 3) Yes, we can fix the filibuster There are four and a half steps to mending the filibuster. 4) Goldman's rendezvous with reality It's unclear whether the Securities and Exchange Commission can prevail over Goldman Sachs in court. Goldman's legal obligations in this complex and contested transaction are murky. But whatever happens in court, the complaint against Goldman represents a watershed. It challenges a moral... 5) Setting the trap on Iran What options would the U.S. have, short of war, to stop Iran's nuclear buildup? 6) Can we stop the speculators? The Goldman Sachs scandal has done the unthinkable. 7) The revolt of the lower upper class Fraud charges against Goldman Sachs could spark a revolt of the "lower upper class." 8) The Oval Of

The Washington Post: Today's Headlines Afternoon Edition. April 20th, 2010

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1) Supreme Court voids law aimed at banning animal cruelty videos The Supreme Court struck down a federal law Tuesday aimed at banning videos depicting graphic violence against animals, saying that it violates the constitutional right to free speech. 2) Appreciation: Dorothy Height lived a life of service The first time I met Dorothy Height, she seemed out of place. 3) Some schools drifting back into segregation TYLERTOWN, MISS. -- During her elementary school years in this rural Mississippi town, Addreal Harness, a competitive teenager with plans to be a doctor, said her classes had about the same numbers of white and black students. It was a fact she took little note of until the white kids began leaving. 4) FDA readies first legal limits on amount of salt in foods The Food and Drug Administration is planning an unprecedented effort to gradually reduce the salt consumed each day by Americans, saying that less sodium in everything from soup to nuts would prevent t

The Washington Post: Today's Headlines Afternoon Edition. April 19th, 2010

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1) Militia movement will be packing heat at rally on the Potomac Daniel Almond, a three-tour veteran of Iraq, is ready to "muster outside D.C." on Monday with several dozen other self-proclaimed patriots, all of them armed. They intend to make history as the first people to take their guns to a demonstration in a national park, and the Virginia rally is... 2) First European airports reopen to limited traffic LONDON -- Britain sent warships across the English Channel on Monday to rescue Britons stranded by the volcanic ash cloud, wire services reported, while a few small European airports reopened and airline officials blasted widespread closures that they said were overzealous and costing airlines "a... 3) al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders killed, prime minister says BAGHDAD -- The two leaders of the Sunni insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq have been killed in an air strike carried out by American troops, Iraqi and U.S. officials announced Monday. 4) Labor group