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It's All Politics, April 26, 2012

Mitt Romney sweeps five primaries and all but locks up the GOP nomination. Even Newt Gingrich agrees Romney will be the nominee. More veepstakes speculation on Sens. Marco Rubio and Rob Portman. Two centrist House Democrats fall in Pa., while Utah GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch lives to fight another day.
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Robert Caro: The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro has spent nearly four decades researching and writing about President Lyndon Johnson. His fourth book on the LBJ, "The Passage of Power," follows Johnson from 1958 to 1964. Lyndon Johnson was...

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What French and Greek Election Results Mean for European Economic Unity

Voters in France and Greece weigh in on German-led austerity measures: What weekend election results mean for efforts to manage the European debt crisis.

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U.S. Role In Afghanistan

Following President Obama's surprise visit to Afghanistan on the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden by American special forces, Diane and panelists discuss the U.S.-Afghanistan strategic partnership and America's role there after 2014.

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Analysis: Marion Barry Makes Second Racial Comment, Maryland To Hold Sessions For Budget, Gambling

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks about D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry's second controversial comment this month about immigrants from Asia and Metro's train derailment earlier this week.

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Analysis: Obama To Campaign In Va., Delaney Vs. Bartlett Heats Up

CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing editor David Hawkings talks about Virginia taking top billing in Obama's re-election campaign, the high stakes Congressional race in Maryland, and this weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington.

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Violence Against Women Act Faces Challenges

The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act faces challenges, as lawmakers try to combine the passed Senate version of the bill with the House version.

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Obama, Romney Focus On Fall Presidential Election

It's been a busy week in politics including Mitt Romney's five primary wins — making him the de facto Republican presidential nominee. Newt Gingrich, however, has still not pulled out of the GOP presidential race.
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House Divided Over How To Pay For Student Loan Bill

Lawmakers in the House plan to vote Friday on a measure that would prevent a doubling of the student loan interest rate on July 1. The House would pay for the decreased revenue by raiding the new health care law's fund for preventive care.

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