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President Barack Obama said Monday that he was ready to play “any role” requested by India and Pakistan to foster peace between them as he moved delicately to address tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

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South Carolina Republican Sen. Jim DeMint says he believes tea party activists deserve serious credit for the GOP’s gains in last Tuesday’s elections, and he hopes Republicans in Washington will “embrace a lot” of the movement’s ideas.

Republicans rallied Sunday behind an agenda based on unwavering opposition to the Obama White House and federal spending, laying the groundwork for gridlock until their 2012 goal: a new president, a “better Senate” and ridding the country of that demonized health care law.

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Republican Sen.-elect Rand Paul says GOP lawmakers must be open to cutting military spending as Congress tries to reduce government spending.