The nation in brief

Posted: January 24, 2013 at 5:27 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The good news is that our Republican colleagues finally recognized that America must pay its bill and meet its financial obligations without conditions.The bad news is they only want to do it for three months.” Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.

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