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Shareholders Want Political Spending Transparency

Corporate America is entering proxy season, when annual meetings give shareholders a forum to voice their concerns. A report released Tuesday by corporate watchdog groups shows that shareholders' top concern is disclosure of business spending on politics and lobbying.
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Santorum Tells Mich. Tea Partiers He Can Beat Obama

Weeks ago, GOP rival Rick Santorum had caught up to front-runner Mitt Romney in the polls in Michigan. On Monday, he spent the final day before Michigan's primary campaigning in the state.
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Romney Tells Mich. Voters He Can Beat Obama

Arizona and Michigan voters cast their ballots Tuesday in the Republican presidential primary. A month ago, nobody expected these states to be consequential, but it's clear that the results could dramatically change the direction of the race.
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Wyoming's GOP Caucuses: The Process Is Drawn Out And Confusing

Republicans in Wyoming pick delegates for the national convention in a process that stretches from early February to mid-April.
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Michigan Primary A Test Of Romney's Family Legacy

There is much at stake for Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary in Michigan — and not just because he's in a close race with Rick Santorum. Romney has close personal ties to the state where his late father, George Romney, was a popular governor. The younger Romney will find out if that history can help his presidential bid.
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Human Rights Victims Seek Remedy At High Court

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears two cases testing how American law intersects with international law. One case involves a lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell Oil, which is accused of aiding and abetting the Nigerian government in committing atrocities in the 1990s.
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In Kentucky, 2015 Derby Winner Could Arrive Any Day Now

From January into June, about 8,000 registered thoroughbred colts and fillies will be born in Kentucky. As 3-year-olds, a few may be Triple Crown contenders. NPR's Noah Adams was there as one was born.
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Santorum, Romney Spar Over Economy Ahead Of Michigan Primary

Rick Santorum tried to outflank Mitt Romney on a fairly sensitive issue in Detroit: government bailouts. Santorum blasted Romney for supporting the government's Wall Street bailout while loudly opposing the auto industry bailout.
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Afghan Violence Raises Questions About U.S. Strategy

The U.S. military plans to steadily wind down its role in Afghanistan over the next three years. But with the recent attacks against U.S. forces, will the military have to revise its approach?
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Straight Out Of Flint: Girl Boxer Aims For Olympics

A 16-year-old from Michigan named Claressa Shields is the youngest fighter competing for a place on the first-ever U.S. Olympic women's boxing team. She's facing fighters almost a decade older and much more experienced — but she's beaten the odds before.

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