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Authorities are investigating the possibility the South Korean ferry was off course, reports that few of its lifeboats made it into the water and that the captain was among the first to escape.
December 1st, 2011
07:57 PM ET

Avlon's Political Play of the Day: 'excessive celebration'

It's more often seen in the NFL, where a post-touchdown performance can quickly earn a player a costly (well, for mere mortals) fine. But as John Avlon explains, it also happens in politics, and you might want to keep your eyes on current Republican poll-topper Newt Gingrich. As Avlon explains in the Political Play of the Day, getting too excited by your score–before the game is finished–can be a big mistake.

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