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Economy One Of Biggest Issues For Latino Voters

President Obama and Mitt Romney are scheduled to address the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference in Orlando. Robert Siegel speaks with Arturo Vargas, executive director of the group, about what issues attendees would like to hear about.
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House Committee Cites Attorney General Holder For Contempt

The panel's decision next goes to the full House. It was a vote along partisan lines over whether the Justice Department has fully cooperated with the committee's investigation of the Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation.
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Obama's Shift On Immigration And The Latino Vote

Among the issues raised by President Obama's new plan to defer deportation for some young undocumented immigrants is growing political outreach to Latino voters. He and Governor Romney both plan to speak at the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
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In Vice Presidential Buzz, Pawlenty Is Up While Rubio's Status Is Muddled

The contours of the Republican veepstakes have shifted this week. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's stock seems to be rising, while conflicting reports about whether Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is being vetted have muddied the waters. Here, a look at the potential contenders.
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White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

The political battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government has ratcheted up another notch.
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Debate Over The Senate’s Use Of The Filibuster

Just 17 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, according to a new Gallup poll. Many are surprised the rating is that high given the gridlock, dysfunction and general inability of Congress to get anything done. And many...

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Congressional Republicans Take Aim At Attorney General Eric Holder

Congressional Republicans take aim at Attorney General Eric Holder with questions over the Fast and Furious weapons program and alleged security leaks.

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Complaint Questions Payments To Gray Campaign Treasurer

A complaint filed last week is asking for a probe of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign and questioning why his campaign treasurer was paid more than $100,000.

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