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It's All Politics, Dec. 7, 2012

Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., announces he will resign, opening up the possibility of a black Republican being appointed to replace him. Plus NPR's Ken Rudin and Ron Elving muse over whether Ashley Judd has a shot at public office.
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Supreme Court Takes Up Same-Sex-Marriage Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that for the first time it will tackle the issue of same-sex marriage. Defying most expectations, the justices said they will examine two cases, presenting the possibility that the court could decide all the basic issues surrounding gay marriage in one fell swoop.
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Changing City, Gentrifying Schools

The changing education landscape in our region and evolving debates about how to serve the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

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Obama, Romney Each Raised More Than $1 Billion

The final fundraising numbers from this election season were filed on Thursday.
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Black, Latino Groups: It's Our Turn, Mr. President

After lifting President Obama to re-election, African-American and Hispanic advocacy groups want him to champion initiatives that will specifically benefit minorities.
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Most Expensive Presidential Campaign Ended In Sprint To Spend

A campaign marked by money, fundraisers (including the infamous one that produced Mitt Romney's "47 percent" moment) and superPACs finished with spending sprees across the board, according to final campaign finance reports. In all, more than $2 billion was spent on the presidential race.

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