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Domestic News | February 22, 2013

This is News -- Feb. 21, 2013

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Jesse Jackson pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds, controversy surrounding who should become the next pope, budget cuts will hit the military due to the sequester, Obama Administration considers striking down DOMA, Wall Street takes a tumble

Jesse Jackson pleads guilty to using three-quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds to purchase luxury items. Controversy ensues over who should become the next pope. The Pentagon braces for budget cuts as reports say the sequester will hit the military hard. The Obama Administration considers filing a brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Wall Street took a tumble after traders got a look at the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes from its January session. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Jesse Jackson pleads guilty to using three-quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds to purchase luxury items. Controversy ensues over who should become the next pope. The Pentagon braces for budget cuts as reports say the sequester will hit the military hard. The Obama Administration considers filing a brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Wall Street took a tumble after traders got a look at the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes from its January session.