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A War On Women?

Democrats used the first day of their convention to make the case that Republicans are waging "war on women." We explore the politics of issues like abortion and pay equity.

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Election 2012: The Latino Vote

We speak to Republican delegates from Maryland and Virginia about the party's challenges in wooing Hispanic voters and where they feel Republicans may actually have an advantage.

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Analysis: Maryland Referenda and Virginia's GOP VP Fallout

Maryland's list of referenda are now floating at four, after the gaming bill passed, and as Washington Post columnist Bob McDonnell explains how the dynamics of Virginia politics have shifted after Ryan's VP nod.

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Richard Hasen: "The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown"

Since the 2000 presidential election, the U.S. has witnessed a partisan war over election rules. Litigation has skyrocketed, and each election cycle brings out accusations by political partisans of voter fraud and voter suppression. Diane and her guest discuss why he thinks future election disputes will be worse than previous ones and amplified by social media.

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Democrats Enlist Universities For Voter Registration

Democrats are calling on colleges and universities to help them get out the vote by encouraging students to register, after the youth vote proved so vital in 2008.

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Maryland Voter Registration Goes Online

New voters in Maryland will now be able to turn to the web in order to register to vote, as the Maryland Board of Elections launched their new Online Voter Registration system Wednesday.

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Referendums Galore For Montgomery County Residents

The fall ballot in Maryland keeps getting longer, particularly in Montgomery County, where the four possible referendums on the ballot are joined by several local measures.

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Behind The Battles Over Voter ID Laws

A wave of states recently passed new laws requiring that citizens provide identification -- sometimes photo ID -- before they are allowed to vote. Advocates say the measures are necessary to combat voter fraud, but others say the new laws...

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The Future Of Neighborhood Communication

Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way people communicate with family and friends. But tools like LISTSERV and Yahoo! Groups dominate at the neighborhood level.

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Primary For Alexandria City Council Heating Up

A Democratic primary race for the Alexandria City Council is a crowded field, with 14 candidates pursuing candidacy for six seats. 

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