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For Evangelicals, Romney Is The Lesser Of Two Evils

A recent poll found that evangelicals favor GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney over President Obama 67 to 22 percent, but a visit to a Dallas church shows they're doing so grudgingly. "This is a call to arms," says one parishioner. "Whether or not we like the choices, we must make a choice."
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On Citizenship Question, Bachmann Not So Neutral

Under assault from conservative blogs and facing some skepticism in Minnesota, where she's up for re-election, Rep. Michele Bachmann wants to give back her just-revealed Swiss citizenship. But apparently it's a status she has enjoyed — at least technically — for three decades.
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Big Losing Bet Tarnishes Wall Street Titan JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase was one of the few major banking companies to emerge from the financial crisis with its reputation intact. Now, with revelations that it lost at least $2 billion in a hedging strategy gone wrong, that reputation is in tatters. And analysts say the loss raises doubts about other U.S. banks.
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JPMorgan's 'London Whale' Behind Major Losses

Audie Cornish speaks with Bloomberg TV's Wall Street Inside Track correspondent Stephanie Ruhle. She's been reporting on the story of the "London Whale" since last month.
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Wis. Justices Deadlocked Over Chokehold Allegation

Justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court are deadlocked over or whether to discipline one of their own. The state Judicial Council has accused one of them of violating the ethics code by putting one of his colleagues in a chokehold during an argument over a controversial ruling. But all the justices watched it happen so how can they be impartial judges in the matter? One justice has already recused herself. The aggressor and the victim can't sit on the case. If one more Justice does that, then there can't be a quorum.
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Obama's Gay Marriage Stance Stirs Black Community

President Barack Obama's announcement this week that he supports same-sex marriage has spurred a heated dialogue among the African-American community. Audie Cornish talks to Corey Dade about the ramifications of the president's remarks and what would it mean for Democrats.
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ALEC Act Would Give Legislatures Power Over AGs

The conservative group that helped spread Florida's Stand Your Ground gun law across the country holds a closed-door issues conference in Charlotte on Friday. On its agenda is legislation that would prevent a state's attorney general from pursuing lawsuits except as authorized by the state legislature. Peter Overby is at the conference and talks with Audie Cornish.
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It's All Politics, May 10, 2012

Gay marriage gets an advocate in the White House, but only after Biden has his say. Obama's announcement came a day after N.C. voters rejected the concept. Dick Lugar's Senate career comes to an end in Indiana. And in the W. Va. primary, Obama defeats a jailed felon from Texas, 59-41 percent.
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Why Race Could Color The Vote Against Obama

A new study shows eligible voters who favored whites over blacks- either consciously or unconsciously- also favored Republican candidates relative to Barack Obama. Psychologist Anthony Greenwald discusses the results and why racial attitudes continue to predict voter preference in 2012.

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