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Political Battles Still Dog Redistricting In California

Voters in the state took the job of drawing district lines out of the hands of legislators and instead created an independent commission. But the resulting maps still sparked legal challenges and charges of a tainted process.
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Why Bob Dole's Advice To His Party Fell Flat

While Bob Dole was the kind of conservative who could cut deals with Democrats, that's exactly the kind of image that doesn't work in GOP primaries anymore.
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Head Of White House Economic Council To Step Down

The chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers will return to Princeton in the fall to resume his post as a professor of economics.
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For Chris Christie, Obama Connection Has Risks, Rewards

Could New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential aspirations be damaged by his friendly relationship with President Obama?
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Sen. Reid Threatens Nuclear Option To Confirm Nominees

Senate Republicans have continued blocking a number of President Obama's appointees to run his executive agencies. Majority Leader Harry Reid again has threatened a rules change to permit appointment confirmations with a simple majority vote.
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Obama's Next Big Campaign: Selling Health Care To The Public

President Obama often tells audiences that he has waged his last campaign. But that's not exactly true. The White House is gearing up for a massive push this summer to get uninsured people to buy health care when sign-ups begin Oct. 1.

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