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As Election Nears, Keeping Donors A Secret Is Trickier

Some of the groups paying for ads haven't had to disclose where their money comes from — until now. For certain types of ads, that legal window has closed. Now, keeping donors under wraps is a riskier business.
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Red Hot Patriot: Kathleen Turner

Oscar-nominated actress Kathleen Turner stars in a one-woman show on the life of firebrand Texas journalist Molly Ivins.

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Fallout: Chicago's Teachers Go On Strike

Teachers in Chicago, home of the nation's third-largest public school system, went on strike on Monday. We measure the fallout.

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Russia Talk Throws DNC And RNC Back To Cold War

Robert Siegel speaks with Susan Glasser, editor-in-chief of Foreign Affairs magazine, about Russia. Speakers at both the Republican and Democratic conventions brought up America's relations with the country.
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A Few 'Baloney' Facts In Biden, Obama's Speeches

Melissa Block talks to Robert Farley, deputy managing editor of FactCheck.org, to truth squad some of the comments made Thursday night by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Obama Administration: 'Recovery Has Been Resilient'

Robert Siegel talks to Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, about Friday's new jobs report. It was weaker than expected, with only 96,000 jobs added to payrolls.
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Obama, Romney Spin New Jobs Report Differently

With the conventions over and the latest jobs report out, both President Obama and Mitt Romney were on the road Friday. Mr. Obama began in New Hampshire and ended in Iowa, and his Republican challenger did just the opposite.
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Editorial Cartoons And The 2012 Campaign

A picture and a punch line are worth a thousand words in the maelstrom of campaign season. We meet two editorial cartoonists who offer their take on the candidates and the issues.

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