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With Millions Spent, GOP 'Investors' Saw Little Return Election Night

A "return on investment" is a concept better known to Wall Street than to Washington. But after President Obama and the Democrats won most of the close elections last week, there are questions about the seven- and eight-figure "investments" made by dozens of conservative donors.
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Senate Win In Wis. A 'Turning Point' For Gay Rights

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin is the first openly gay candidate to be elected to the U.S. Senate. But advocates say the fact her sexual orientation wasn't part of the campaign is the real signal of change.
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Will Fact Checks Always Be Ignored By Politicians?

As a stream of falsehoods and half-truths fell during the 2012 campaign, a swarm of fact checkers hustled to catch them. Fact checking hasn't stopped deception, but could it be more effective in interrupting politicians' narratives?
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Republicans Scramble To Repair Breach With Hispanics

The election thumping Republicans got Tuesday at the hands of Latino voters was severe. To formulate a fix for what went wrong, the party will need help from influential Republicans like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
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Four Days Later, Florida Declares For Obama

Florida officials said the president had 50 percent of the vote to Romney's 49.1 percent. His win of the state's 29 electoral votes gives Obama a total of 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney's 206.
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Fairfax County Looks To Streamline Voting Process

The long lines to vote in Fairfax County Tuesday evening have some officials looking to speed up the process.

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