Partisan Divide On National Security Debate Shrinks
By: Mara Liasson
October 7, 2011
GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney travels to the Citadel in South Carolina to deliver a speech on national security Friday. The issue has traditionally been a bright line between Republicans and Democrats. But even since President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize nearly three years ago, the politics are no longer clear cut.
Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
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