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Obama News Conference Focuses On Foreign Policy

President Obama held a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, his first since November. While the president opened by announcing yet another initiative to help homeowners through the on going foreclosure crisis, nearly all of the questions involved foreign policy. His answers took aim at his Republican challengers: "This is not a game," he said.
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A Look At The Ohio Exit Polls

Voters headed to the polls in 10 states on Tuesday. Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center talks to Robert Siegel about the race in Ohio. He shares a picture of who turned out to vote — what issues were on their minds, as well as how conservative and religious they see themselves.
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Ohio The Highlight Of Super Tuesday

Ohio is one of 10 states voting on Super Tuesday. Although it doesn't have the largest haul of delegates, it has received the most attention in the run-up to voting. That's due to the pitched battle between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum there. Melissa Block talks with Ari Shapiro and Don Gonyea.
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Weighing In On Super Tuesday

Host Robert Siegel talks with Mara Liasson about Tuesday's 10 primaries and caucuses, known collectively as Super Tuesday. More than 400 delegates are at stake in the voting.
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GOP Candidates Criticize Obama On Iran

The GOP presidential hopefuls addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington, D.C., on a day their campaigns battled in 10 state contests. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all criticized President Obama for his handling of Iran, and the president returned fire during an afternoon news conference.
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Activists March For Fracking Tax In Maryland

Opponents of the controversial fracking techniqueare marching in support of a bill introduced in Maryland that would impose a tax on land leased for extracting natural gas.

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Remembering New Jersey's First Black Congressman

New Jersey's first black Congressman, Donald Payne, died today at the age of 77. He was known as a strong advocate for education and civil rights during his 23 years in office. He also championed international causes like HIV prevention, malaria treatment and famine aid. Host Michel Martin remembers Congressman Payne's legacy.
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Super Tuesday: 4 Things To Watch

In a race where the first candidate to reach 1,144 delegates wins the GOP nomination, Mitt Romney starts the day with the wind at his back. With 437 delegates up for grabs in 10 states, Super Tuesday voting could reshape the race.
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In GOP Primary, Va. Voters See Limited Influence

Virginia voters will vote in the presidential primary today, but some are worried that their limited ballot choices will mean diminished influence for the primary's results.

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