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Evolving American Attitudes On Same-Sex Marriage

A public rift in the Cheney family highlights the ongoing debate and controversy over the rights of gays and lesbians to marry. Diane and her guests explore evolving American attitudes on same-sex marriage.

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Analysis: Mikulski Supports Clinton In 2016 Presidential Run

David Hawkings talks about the latest behind the health care exchanges and Sen. Barbara Mikulski's public support in Hilary Clinton running for president.

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Barrage Of Scandals In Virginia Expose Weak Disclosure Laws

Scandals that have befallen both of Virginia's top gubernatorial contenders have made clear that the commonwealth's disclosure laws are lacking, say political analysts.
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Takoma Park Opens Voter Rolls To 16-Year-Olds

Teenagers in Takoma Park, Md. will be reaching a certain political milestone a bit earlier than most, thanks to a City Council vote.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Coming Of Age

This week we'll bring you stories of how we grow up, grow wise, and come into our own.

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Gansler Won't Apologize For Comments About Md. Gubernatorial Contender

Maryland attorney general and likely gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler will not apologize for recorded comments in which he said that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown was relying on his race to win the state's top office.

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New Guilty Plea Sheds More Light On Shadow Campaign That Helped Gray

The guilty plea entered by campaign operative Vernon Hawkins this week is helping shed more light on the $653,000 shadow campaign that helped Mayor Vince Gray get elected in 2010.

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Gansler Says Brown Relying On Race To Get Elected To Maryland's Top Office

In a recording of a speech to campaign volunteers, Maryland Attorney General and likely gubernatorial contender Doug Gansler said Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown—who is African American—is relying on the color of his skin to get elected.

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Dan Balz: "Collision 2012: Obama Vs. Romney And The Future Of Elections In America" (Rebroadcast)

Behind the scenes of the 2012 presidential race and how the campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney could shape future American elections.

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Online Ballots In The Works For Active Duty Military

A Joint Commission on Technology and Science panel has recommended online voting for military service members, citing problems with using the postal service to get ballots for local elections.

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