Opening Act: Francais
Opening Act: Francais
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Nov. 7 2011 8:48 AM

Opening Act: Francais

On the agenda this week: Candidate interviews all day Tuesday in the Yahoo! borg, a presidential debate Wednesday in the not-at-all-depressing environs of Detroit. Things that won't happen: Congress passing any bills, and Herman Cain answering any questions about his sex scandal.

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David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post. 

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David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post. 

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