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Week In News: Courting The Latino Vote

Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz is joined by James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly. They discuss immigration policy in an election year. Both President Obama and his rival Republican Mitt Romney addressed Latino politicians this week, and both candidates are vying for Latino voters this fall.
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Facing Up To Bullies, Everywhere But On Reality TV

The fight against bullying has become increasingly high profile over the past couple of years, drawing in many big-name celebrities. But in the world of reality TV, says commentator Eric Deggans, bullying is alive and well as a profitable career move.
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President Obama's Immigration Shift Could Bolster Latino Support In November

Both sides say President Obama's decision to stop deporting young, otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants could have an affect on the general election. Republican Mitt Romney called it a weak "short-term" approach to a big problem, but did not say he'd reverse the directive if elected.
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Analysis: Virginia GOP Moves To Take Back Seats On The Hill

George Allen emerges as Republican front-runner for U.S. Senate,  Connolly seeks to maintain his seat and lawmakers await SCOTUS health care ruling.

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The Venus Transit: Who Cares?

There is far deeper and far more intimate reason why the Venus transit matters and it's all about Time.
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Week In News: Jobs And The Campaign Trail

With the unemployment rate climbing to 8.2 percent, the Mitt Romney presidential campaign can focus on the economy as issue No. 1 this November. Host Guy Raz speaks with news analyst James Fallows of The Atlantic about the economic malaise and how it may affect the election.
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Politicians Disagree On Fix To U.S. Economy

Members of the G8 were at Camp David, Md., over the weekend, debating how to speed up the world economy. At the same time, U.S. officials are debating ways to promote economic growth versus cutting back.
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Change Comes To Saudi Arabia, In Slow Motion

After the Arab Spring, Saudi rulers still have a firm hand on the country and its oil wealth. But in a country known for its restrictions, many people here are speaking openly about the need for democratic change.

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