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Some question pep rally atmosphere at Obama speech

Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday he and other aides didn't expect the president's remarks at the school's basketball arena to receive as much rousing applause as it did. Gibbs said the crowd's response, at times cheering and shouting, was understandable.

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Senator asks Brewer to hold off on immigration law

A prominent Senate Democrat is asking Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to put off her state's controversial new immigration law for a year to give Congress a chance to pass a federal law - a long-shot request on a bill that even the White House says is nearly dead.

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