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No Energy Tax Relief In Sight In Montgomery County

A gloomy fiscal outlook in Montgomery County next year makes it appear to some on the county council that the county's energy tax is unlikely to be rolled back as originally planned.


Supreme Court's Arizona Ruling Could Aid Obama While Vexing Romney

Political analysts say that President Obama is most likely to reap political benefits from the Supreme Court decision striking down three of four provisions of Arizona's immigration enforcement law.
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Mexico's Presidential Election

Diane and her guests discuss how the results of Mexico's presidential election will impact the drug wars, the country's changing economic picture and U.S.-Mexico relations.


Supreme Court Says Montana Cannot Ignore 'Citizens United' Ruling

The justices say a state law cannot supersede its 2010 Citizens United ruling, which let corporations deploy their money to help or attack specific candidates. Montana had argued that a history of corporate-financed corruption in state government should let tough state laws remain in force.
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Analysis: Congress Continues Talks On Student Loans, Highway Bill

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, discusses the latest on the negotiations surrounding the student loan interest hike and funding to transportation.

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Marion Barry's Former Drug Supplier Tied To Jeffrey Thompson Network

The investigation continues into the vast political donor network of D.C. businessman Jeffrey Thompson, and new documents released show a connection between Thompson and former Mayor Marion Barry's one-time drug dealer. 


Age, Demographics And Ethics Make For A Tough Primary For Charlie Rangel

Charles Rangel's long career in Congress is at risk in Tuesday's New York primary. He is 82, faces a redrawn district, and is coming off being censured by his colleagues.

Locals Watch As Romney Donors Flood Park City

Donors, fundraisers and Republican luminaries gathered in Park City, Utah, over the weekend for the Romney Victory Leadership Retreat. Those who attended received briefings from Romney campaign officials and had opportunities to interact with Romney.