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Despite Drought, Some Corn Farmers Reap Bounty

For every farmer who is hurting this year during the drought, others are benefiting. Many fields in the South, Northwest and Upper Midwest are producing bountiful corn crops. And because the drought has pushed prices to record highs, farmers who have corn to sell expect a terrific payday.
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GOP Delegates Say Romney Must Focus On Economy

Robert Siegel talked to scores of delegates of all types to find out what they think Mitt Romney should say in his acceptance speech tonight. The economy and jobs were the most mentioned topics.
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Ron Paul Supporters Get One Last Shout At RNC

Melissa Block talks to Robert Siegel who is on the floor at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Robert reports that around 200 Ron Paul and Rick Santorum supporters say they plan to walk off the floor Thursday night. They are protesting a rule change that they feel hurt them.
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Ryan's Speech Provides Fodder For Fact-Checkers

Melissa Block talks to Glenn Kassler, who writes "The Fact Checker" column for The Washington Post. He separates the fact from fiction in Wednesday night's speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
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Republicans Still Need To Win Over Female Voters

For Mitt Romney to win the presidency, he'll have to close the gender gap. Polls show female voters favor President Obama over Romney by wide margins. Robert Siegel sat down with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire to ask her about women and the GOP.
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Federal Court Rejects Texas' Voter ID Law As Unfair

A federal three judge panel has struck down a new voter ID law in Texas, ruling that it would disproportionately harm Hispanic and African American voters, who are less likely to have the required photo identification. Pam Fessler talks to Melissa Block.

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