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Presidential Campaigns Spar Via NAACP Convention

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today at the NAACP's annual convention, where GOP Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney already faced a tough crowd. Guest host Maria Hinojosa discusses that and other political news of the week with Michael Fauntroy, professor of public policy at George Mason University and syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette.
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NAACP Boos Romney's Pledge To Repeal Obamacare

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told members of the NAACP that he is the better choice for African Americans than President Obama. Romney's comments at the convention in Houston received many boos including when he said he would work to repeal the health care law.
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Arizona Immigration Activists Mobilize Latino Vote

Maricopa County, Ariz., which for years has been ground zero in the debate over immigration, is now the center of an interesting trend. Undocumented immigrants inspired by the state's tough immigration law are among those mobilizing Latino citizens to vote in the November presidential election.
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Area Lawmakers Weigh In On Another Health Care Vote

Republican lawmakers in the House held what, by some counts, is the 32nd attempt to repeal some or all of the healthcare law upheld by the Supreme Court last month.

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The Politics Hour

Irvin Nathan, the attorney general for the District of Columbia, joins the Politics Hour gang in the studio.

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