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Super Tuesday: 10 States Holding Nominating Contests

Republican presidential candidates have a chance to win hundreds of convention delegates after voters cast their ballots in Super Tuesday contests. The delegate count wouldn't be enough for any candidate to clinch the nomination, but it would help.
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Obama Campaign Ramps Up Efforts Early In Virginia

While Republican candidates slug it out for their party's White House nomination, President Obama is getting a head start on the general election. His campaign is opening offices, lining up volunteers and identifying supporters in swing states, including Virginia, which holds its GOP primary Tuesday.
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Obama, Netanyahu Differ On How To Deal With Iran

President Obama said he prefers diplomacy and pressure to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. The Israeli leader made clear his country reserves the right for a pre-emptive attack, saying Israel must remain master of its fate.
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Romney's Wins Have Come With Negative Messages

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney hopes he can firm up his front-runner status in the 10 Super Tuesday nominating contests. But that status, an NPR analysis shows, has so far involved his campaign and a pro-Romney superPAC burying the opposition with negative messages.
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Holder Spells Out Why Drones Target U.S. Citizens

In a speech at Northwestern University Law School, the attorney general said the president "may use force abroad against a senior operational leader of a foreign terrorist organization with which the United States is at war — even if that individual happens to be a U.S. citizen." That position bothers civil libertarians.
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As Elkhart's Electric Dreams Fizzle, RVs Come Back

The Indiana city known as the RV capital of the world took a hit when the economy — and with it, the demand for recreational vehicles — took a nosedive. Soon, the manufacturing-dependent area had the nation's highest jobless rate. Local officials pinned recovery hopes, and a lot of government money, on electric vehicles — a bet that didn't pay off. But now the RV business is picking up again.
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Let A Stranger Drive Your Car? More Owners Say 'Yes'

Several new startups are connecting people who need a car with strangers who want to make a few extra bucks renting theirs out. Wheelz is one such peer-to-peer car-sharing company. The Silicon Valley startup is gaining traction on college campuses in the Bay Area.
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Rush To Judgment: Advertisers Flee Limbaugh's Show

Advertisers and conservative commentators have denounced the undisputed king of political radio talk in the wake of sexually charged comments he made about a Georgetown law student. It is far from Limbaugh's first such episode, but two things make this incident stand out: the nature of the target and the timing of his comments.
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On Super Tuesday Eve, All Eyes On The Buckeye State Prize

In a final day of campaigning before Super Tuesday, Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum focused on the economy in Ohio, the most sought after prize of the 10 states voting or caucusing. A week ago, Santorum had a substantial lead in Ohio polls; now he's in a statistical dead heat with Romney.

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