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Stephen Colbert Looks For Fresh Face In GOP Race And Sees Himself

We've been through this with him before, so talk from Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert about running for president needs to be viewed with suspicion. He's at it again and promises a "major announcement" on his show tonight.
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Connie Rice: Conscience Of The City

In Power Concedes Nothing, civil rights attorney Connie Rice describes brokering peace between the Los Angeles Police Department and minority populations.
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Bain Attacks On Romney Recall Notorious 'Willie Horton' Ads

The real danger of the Bain story will not be manifest among Republicans this winter and spring. The real danger is that the story bobs back up in the summer and fall.
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'Down And Dirty,' South Carolina Has History Of Quashing Challengers

Ever since 1980, the state's voters have correctly chosen the eventual Republican nominee, who has invariably been the candidate the party's establishment types have chosen to rally around. It's not for nothing that it's called the South Carolina Firewall.
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Romney On Glide Path As Campaign Heads South

Even before his big win in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney was opening up a lead in South Carolina, the next state to host a GOP primary. It's possible support will solidify behind a challenger, but time is already running short.
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If You Pay For Cable, You're A Hostage Of Sports

In television, sports is where the money is. And whether or not they watch live sporting events, cable subscribers pay to subsidize that coverage, every month. ESPN now collects an average of $4.69 for every cable home –– four times more than any other network.
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Romney Enters Danger Zone In Weeks Ahead

Mitt Romney came away from the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary with a comfortable win, and an uncomfortable reality. His chief detractor, who has launched a savage campaign to undermine Romney's successful-businessman-makes-best-president narrative, is just getting warmed up.
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Romney Wins N.H. Primary; Paul Takes Second Place

It's just the first Republican primary. But a convincing win in New Hampshire should give Mitt Romney considerable momentum in his quest toward the GOP nomination. Romney easily captured New Hampshire a week after barely winning the Iowa caucuses. Texas Rep. Ron Paul finished second.
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A New 'Morning' On CBS, But Will It Work?

CBS has revamped its morning show, which now has new hosts, a new set and a new focus: more hard news, less soft entertainment. TV critic David Bianculli says the new format works — as long as the network makes good on its news-oriented focus.
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Michelle And Barack Obama: A Powerful Partnership

New York Times Washington correspondent Jodi Kantor interviewed more than 200 sources, including White House aides and friends of the Obamas, to paint a portrait of the first family's life inside the White House.

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