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When Will We Get To Know The 'Real' Mitt Romney?

Despite Mitt Romney's time as governor, his previous presidential run and quite a few years in the spotlight, many people still feel they don't know much about him. The clean-cut, buttoned-up candidate is notoriously quiet about his private life, and his former colleagues and friends haven't revealed much, either.
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As Population Shifts, So Do Political Tactics

In the last decade, population growth in Western swing states outpaced the national average, according to David Damore, a professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. With the Nevada Republican caucus underway, guest host David Greene talks with Damore about the electoral shift and the issues potential voters in the region view as priorities.
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What The People Want Out West

As the primary season pushes westward, voters in big Western states share what they like and want, plus why they feel they're a different kind of electorate.
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Out West, GOP Candidates Mine For Caucus Votes

Saturday is Republican presidential caucus day in Nevada. Mitt Romney is counting on another win to keep him on the path to the nomination. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul have also been campaigning in the state, while Rick Santorum is looking ahead to later contests.
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'Buffett Rule' Becomes A Bill, And Congress Bickers

President Obama wants Congress to end certain tax breaks for the very wealthy. In response, Senate Democrats introduced legislation that would require those earning $1 million annually to pay no less than 30 percent in taxes. The bill faces Republican opposition, and is likely to be an election year issue.
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Nevada A Safe Bet For Romney And Start Of Likely Bad Month For Rivals

Nevada is, in part, such friendly territory for Romney because of its place in the Mormon Corridor, a group of states fanning out from Utah which, besides Nevada, include Arizona, Wyoming, Idaho and southern California with significant populations of Romney's fellow Mormons.
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Voting Heads West: A Nevada Republican Presidential Caucus Primer

While hotels along the Vegas Strip are full of Super Bowl fans and convention attendees this weekend, another event will be playing out Saturday at more than 100 locations across the state. Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses will be taking place, and mostly in low-key places.

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