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Public Still Mostly Hates Health Law With Supreme Court Ruling Just Weeks Off

The latest major poll, commissioned by CBS News/NY Times just weeks before the Supreme Court is expected to deliver its ruling on the constitutionality of the health-care law. The survey found that nothing has happened to change the minds of a majority of the public that the law should be overturned.
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On The Ground In Wisconsin: Lessons From The Winning Side

An influential Republican in Wisconsin says Gov. Scott Walker's win in Tuesday's recall election shows the GOP governor's action on the state's budget resonated beyond the base. But, says Don Taylor, the chairman of the GOP in Waukesha County, its effect on the presidential election in November is uncertain.
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On The Ground in Wisconsin: Lessons From The Losing Side

Democratic activists in Wisconsin say they're not angry with President Obama for avoiding recall politics. But they worry that the president's absence may have embittered some volunteers the campaign will need for the competitive presidential race in November.
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Walker Moves Forward As The Right's Newest 'Hero'

Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker made history by pushing back an effort to recall him from office. Walker's salvation was already a vital cause for the conservative movement. Now, there's speculation about what the future holds for the 45-year-old governor.
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Bad Day For Unions Made Worse By Calif. Public Pension Initiatives

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's victory Tuesday wasn't the only defeat for organized labor. Adding to the day being a memorably rotten one for unions were voter initiatives in two of California's largest cities, San Diego and San Jose, aimed at reducing the burden of public employees' pensions on taxpayers.
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N.D. Senate Race Could Be Next National Battleground

Republicans need to pick up four seats to win control of the U.S. Senate in November. One race they're eyeing is in North Dakota, where longtime Democratic incumbent Kent Conrad is retiring. Outside spending is already in play, and the Democratic candidate is distancing herself from President Obama.

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