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Pulling out all the stops

President Obama, putting his political capital on the line, swept into town yesterday to bolster Martha Coakley’s campaign in the final days of an unexpectedly tight US Senate race, saying that a Democratic victory tomorrow is vital to moving his agenda forward. (By Matt Viser and Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)

With Senate seat in jeopardy,
Democrats seek health options

Faced with the possibility that Republican Scott Brown could win tomorrow’s US Senate election, Democrats in Washington are discussing with great urgency how they could keep his vote from scuttling comprehensive health care legislation, President Obama’s top domestic priority. (By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff)

US cloaks case files involving civil rights

Nearly half a century after the height of the civil rights movement, hundreds of thousands of pages of government files about the volatile era remain shielded from the American public. (By Bryan Bender, Globe Staff)

Frustrated throngs flee Haiti's capital

Thousands of injured and homeless Haitians fled the ruined capital yesterday in a chaotic cloud of dust, squeezing onto motorcycles, piling into pickup trucks, and clinging to the roofs of dangerously crowded buses headed for the countryside. (By Maria Sacchetti, Globe Staff)


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