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Republican Mark Amodei just won the special election for Nevada's Second Congressional District in a landslide -- but he could already be facing a potential primary challenge from a familiar name: Sharron Angle.

The local NBC affiliate in Reno reports that Angle spokesman Jerry Stacy is not closing the door on the prospect.

"I'm guessing that (Sharron) Angle's options are open, and I expect that she and others will be paying close attention to Amodei's performance," said Stacy. "What is important now is that Amodei pays close attention to his constituents in this district and give them the representation that they want if he expects to keep this job."

Of course, given Angle's history of blowing a top-tier Senate election that the GOP could have won with another candidate, it's not a big mystery as to whether or not Amodei would get all of the party's actual backing in a primary.

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It has only been days since President Obama "inflicted" his jobs bill on the country, and Stephen Colbert already knows the legislation is terrible. But don't take his word for it.

"The friendly friends at Fox and Friends put their researchers on the case, and they zeroed in on the fatal flaw," Colbert said Wednesday. The culprit? A "chintzy" paper clip.

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Jon Stewart on Wednesday turned his attention to a local story: the special election in New York's 9th district for a House seat that most recently belonged to Anthony Weiner.

The district includes parts of Brooklyn and Queens and has long been a Democratic stronghold. It hasn't sent a Republican to Washington since 1923.

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President Obama is awarding former Marine Dakota Meyer the Medal of Honor. Watch the ceremony below:



It seems that the combination of brinkmanship and lukewarm reception to most anything President Obama proposes has caught up with Republicans in Congress.

The debt fight caused Washington's approval ratings to drop to new lows, but new data from a Bloomberg national poll shows that it hit the Congressional GOP the strongest: of the Americans who said they were frustrated with Washington, 45 percent said it was because of the GOP.

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In speech to the Economic Club of Washington, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Thursday called the tax cuts in President Obama’s jobs bill ‘gimmicks’, saying he cannot support them. This despite the fact that many are proposals previously supported by his party.

Rick Perry further backed away from his 2007 decision to require schoolgirls to be vaccinated against HPV, saying he should have made the treatment available only when parents requested it.

"We should have had an opt-in instead of an opt-out," he said at a fundraiser in Virginia, according to Politico.

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