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Sen. Paul Holds Up Federal Funding Bill

A bill to fund the federal government until well after the November elections has hit a snag in the Senate.

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Michael Brown Wants Publicly Financed Council Races

One D.C. Council member is calling on the city to examine publicly financed campaigns after some recent trouble with his own campaign accounts.

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Romney: Immigration System Needs To Be Fixed

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney promised to pursue a permanent fix for the country's "broken" immigration system during a Univision forum. Despite pointed questioning, Romney offered few details about how he would deal with millions of immigrants who are already in this country illegally.
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Warren's Senate Bid Gets A Boost From DNC Speech

One person, other than President Obama, who appears to have benefited from the Democratic National Convention is Elizabeth Warren, the party's nominee for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts. Polls out this week show Warren opening a lead over her Republican rival Senator Scott Brown.
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Military Vote Seen As A Key To Capturing Virginia

Both presidential campaigns are focusing on just a few swing states, and the relatively few undecided voters remaining. One of those states is Virginia, where a key swing constituency is military veterans.
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Voter Purges Under Review Ahead Of Election Day

As some states try to weed noncitizens from their voter registration rolls, there have been a few catches, and many mistakes. Advocacy groups worry that some of these people will be challenged at the polls or discouraged from voting on Election Day.
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Mitt Romney Tells Univision Audience His Campaign Is About 'The 100 Percent'

The GOP presidential nominee was asked about his remarks about the "47 percent" of voters who support Obama. His answer showed that his approach to the issue continues to evolve. Romney also articulated his position on the economy and immigration.

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