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How did your life collide with the headlines in 2007?
Iraq, the subprime crisis, Facebook, immigration, oil prices - 2007 had no shortage of hefty headlines. We'd like to hear about how these and other major news events of the past year affected you. Where did your life collide with the news in 2007?

What's your holiday performance story?
The office talent show, the neighborhood caroling posse, the school pageant ... At holiday time we often sing, dance, and dress as shepherds. Did you bloom in the warmth of your audience's adulation, or freeze up like the snowman you'd rather be building? Did your holiday performance change your life or that of someone close to you?

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On the Hill November 18, 2006
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Nancy Pelosi
Women are making a mark on the Capitol. Nancy Pelosi became the first female speaker of the House and of the newly-elected members of Congress, at least 12 are women (some races were still undecided Saturday). That brings the total number of women in Congress to at least 87.

Reporter Jill Morrison catches up with some of the freshman females, to see if they think more women in Congress will make a difference on Capitol Hill. Thanks to the Capitol News Connection in Washington, D.C., for this story.

Then, Bill and Barbara chat with former congresswoman Pat Schroeder, who reflects on how things have changed since she was first elected to congress in 1972. She was one of just 15 women in congress at the time. Ms. Schroeder served 12 terms in congress and also ran for president.