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Obama, Romney Trade Barbs Over Bain Capital

While the presidential campaigns traded attack ads on Friday, President Obama was on the road in Virginia. The state is a prime target for both candidates.
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D.C. Mayor Under Fire For Unreported Campaign Cash

The city of Washington, D.C., has seen plenty of political scandals and this year is no exception. Two city council members have pleaded guilty to fraud, and now D.C. mayor Vincent Grey is under pressure to resign amid charges of corruption.
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Texas Voter ID Law Now In Hands Of Three-Judge Panel

The judges are expected to make a decision by late August, and a lot of people outside Texas are interested in the outcome. A number of states have passed voter ID laws, and several await Justice Department "preclearance." If Texas loses, it will almost certainly appeal to the Supreme Court.
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Analysis: Congress Kicks The Can On Farm Bill, Postal Service, Tax Cuts

Congress isn't expected to get much done this summer. As David Hawkings of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing explains, the lame duck sessionis the soonest we'll see any action on Capitol Hill.

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Analysis: Campaign Scandal Weighing On Gray's Political Capital

It's been a busy week at the Wilson Building. D.C. reporter Patrick Madden explains the possible implications of the latest developments in the probe into Mayor Gray's 2010 campaign.

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It's All Politics, July 12, 2012

Mitt Romney, hearing boos at the NAACP convention, now knows what we go through each week on the podcast. President Obama, facing poor economic news, changes the subject with an assault on Romney and the GOP on taxes. Plus updates on Reps Charlie Rangel (victory), Jesse Jackson Jr. (health), Shelley Berkley (ethics) and Thad McCotter (skadoodle).
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Cheney: If There's Another Sept. 11, I Want Romney In The Oval Office

"Sooner or later there is going to be a big surprise. Usually a very unpleasant one," the former vice president said. When that happens, he's hoping Romney will be president.
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Nation's Governors Get What Federal Leaders Miss?

The bipartisan National Governors Association is meeting in Virginia, where they aim to tackle big issues, like how to grow state economies amid national uncertainty. Guest host Maria Hinojosa speaks with Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, a Republican and outgoing chair of the National Governors Association.

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