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Adviser: Romney's VP 'Short List' Could Contain 20 Names

If history holds, Mitt Romney is still months away from announcing a vice presidential running mate on the Republican ticket. But he continues to make appearances with those who could be on the so-called short list. Or in Romney's case, it may still be a rather long list.
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Obama 'Forward' Video: President's Case For Re-Election In A Nutshell

The video titled "Forward" distills much of Obama's argument for his re-election. It opens with news footage meant to recall how truly perilous was the state of the economy leading into his election, then leads into his achievements in office — the economic stimulus, health-care reform, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and the killing of Osama bin Laden, among them.
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Graham Voices Opposition To Last Call Extension In D.C.

D.C. Councilman Jim Graham voiced his opposition to an extension of D.C.'s 3 a.m. last call, amidst a larger discussion about budget issues in the District.

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Politics of the Plate

Perfectly red, unblemished winter tomatoes don't just disappoint when it comes to taste and nutrition: they may be the product of modern-day slavery. Barry Estabrook's exposé of abuses in the Florida tomato industry earned him a James Beard award.

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Riverdale Park Residents Rebuff Development Plan

Residents of the Riverdale Park neighborhood of Prince George's County voiced their objections Monday to a planned high-density development, which would include, amongst other things, a Whole Foods market.

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Farmers Cheer Administration's About-Face On Limiting Teen Farm Work

The Obama administration backed off a proposal to restrict teens from working on farms after a major push by conservatives and farm state Democrats. But farmers themselves weren't too happy about the restrictions, either.
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Romney Campaign Tries To Reopen Obama-Clinton Primary Fight Wounds

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is highlighting some not-so-nice things former President Clinton had to say about Barack Obama. Of course, those statements were made during the bitter 2008 Democratic primary, when Obama was battling Hillary Clinton.
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Romney Pulls Jimmy Carter Into His Bin Laden Fight With Obama

Talking to reporters Monday in New Hampshire, the unofficial GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, summoned Jimmy Carter's name in defending himself against Democratic attempts to raise doubts about whether Romney, like President Obama, would have ordered the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

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