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Wis. Board To Set Date Of Governor's Recall Election

Next week's Republican presidential primary in Wisconsin is being overshadowed by the upcoming recall election of Gov. Scott Walker. On Friday, a state board is expected to order the recall election a couple months from now. If Walker were to lose, he'd be only the third Governor in U.S. history to suffer that fate.
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Former MF Global Exec Takes 5th At Hearing

Members of the House Financial Services Committee were hoping assistant treasurer Edith O'Brien would shed some light on the actions of the firm's CEO, ex-New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine.
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Romney's Support For Ryan Budget Has Democrats Crying Foul

The Republican presidential candidate has hammered President Obama's health care law for cutting $500 billion out of Medicare. He has also endorsed Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan, which cuts the same amount out of the program.
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National Trend 'Mobs' Local Businesses With Cash

In a "flash mob," hundreds of people invade a public space to do something in unison. But a "cash mob" adds a mission to that idea. All over the country, crowds of people are being organized on social media sites to invade mom-and-pop stores at a specific day and time to spend money locally.
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Can A Small Town Survive Without Its Bank?

Alburgh, Vt., is on a remote peninsula near the Canadian border. But even though the town is rural, it's always had a bank. So when its citizens learned the People's United Bank branch on Main Street was closing, they feared their community would turn into a ghost town.
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Justices Ask: Can Health Law Stand If Mandate Fails?

By the end of Wednesday's argument, it seemed pretty clear that if there are five votes to strike down the individual mandate, there likely are five votes to strike down the entire Obama health care overhaul.
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Latina Gov. A Rising Star, Just Not To Some Hispanics

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is the ultimate immigrant success story and, with an overall approval rating of about two-thirds of residents in her state, she's arguably the most popular Republican governor in the country. But that popularity doesn't always translate to Hispanics.

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