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(New York Times) — President Obama returned from Asia on Sunday to face the new post-election reality at home: in an unpredictable lame-duck session of Congress starting Monday, emboldened Republicans are poised to try to force an extension of the Bush-era tax rates for the wealthy and block action on a variety of domestic and foreign initiatives.  Yet even as Air Force One approached Washington, Mr. Obama issued something of a warning to Republicans. “Campaigning is very different from governing,” he told reporters on board. “All of us learn that. And they’re still flush with victory, having run a strategy that was all about saying no. But I am very confident that the American people were not issuing a mandate for gridlock.”

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