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House Republicans have unveiled a massive one trillion dollar plus year -- spending package. The measure curbs agency budgets but drops many policy provision sought by conservatives. The White House is asking for additional talks on a handful of provisions opposed by President Obama. A vote could come as early as tomorrow to avert a government shutdown. A record number of cars and trucks made the insurance industry's list of top safety pick award winners this year. The list of 115 vehicles includes eighteen new recipients ten of which are Honda models. The Toyota Camry also received its first ever top safety net. The vehicles are tested to see how well they hold up in front side rear and rollover crashes. The southern Baptist convention's publishing division is recalling -- pink Bible saying some of the money raised through their sale was going to Planned Parenthood. The Susan G. Komen foundation says that proceeds from the Bible were going to breast cancer screenings but. Some komen affiliates were paying for screenings -- Planned Parenthood. Which also provides abortions. The federal government has issued a scathing report against the sheriff of Maricopa County Arizona home to the city of Phoenix. Sheriff Joseph Arpaio has been accused of a wide range of civil rights violations against Latinos. Including a pattern of racial profiling and discrimination. In carrying out immigration patrols are -- office has until January 4 to discuss a possible settlement. The GOP candidates get one more chance to try to stop Newt Gingrich's surge in the polls they'll debate again tonight in Iowa for the last time before the crucial Iowa caucus. And is ABC's Karen Travers reports -- TV ads in Iowa are flying. Again -- on the campaign trail today as the Republican contenders prepare for tonight's critical details. But that doesn't need the mud -- his stops today. You Gingrich is that with the new television that he's sticking with his pledged to stay positive mothers seem to be more focused on the tax. Rather than moving the country former. That's a -- -- actually be taking the high road but he really hammered on air by attacks from Ron Paul it's about cereals -- -- And attacks from well from outside groups that support Mitt Romney and rhetoric that has -- we going to stealing my dollars and 82 at bats against the -- In terms and -- -- -- web video by. Governor Romney and his business career created more jobs -- the entire Obama cabinet. This follows a barrage of attacks in an interview CBS -- slammed didn't out of Titus. He's a wealthy man a very wealthy man but -- if you have a half a million dollar purchased from -- Tiffany's you're not an. Take a middle class Americans that he -- of the New York Times Romney and Gingrich is not fit to be president. Zinni is great in a campaign. It's great on and talk radio but in terms of -- president when he leader. The constant attacks against Gingrich may be working. Sources from the Romney campaign -- ABC news they see signs in Iowa polls they Gingrich's support is softening. Tonight's debate is the last one before the Iowa Caucuses and it may be the last chance for a game changing moment. Karen Travers ABC news Washington.

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