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Virginia Father Fights For More Communication Between Schools, Parents

A father in Fairfax County is pushing for legislation that would require school administrators to involve parents before questioning students for serious violations of the rules.

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Romney Renews Attack On Gingrich Over His Role At Freddie Mac

Newt Gingrich is under attack by his rival GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his consulting role at mortgage firm Freddie Mac. Romney, campaigning in Florida, is calling on the former House speaker to release his contract with Freddie Mac.
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Gingrich On Jobless: 'We Shouldn't Give People 99 Weeks To Do Nothing'

He made the case today that those who have been out of work for extended periods should have to sign up for job training programs in order to receive unemployment benefits. Tonight, he and other GOP presidential contenders debate again.
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GOP Candidates Prepare To Debate In Fla.

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson joins Melissa Block from Florida to discuss Monday night's Republican presidential debate.
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Tucson, Ariz., Reacts To Giffords Resignation

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is stepping down from her seat. She made the announcement Sunday, and Monday she spent time with the people who were with her last January when she was shot through the head at a community event in her home district.
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Johnson Discusses Political Landscape In Fla.

Robert Siegel talks to David Johnson, former executive director of Florida's Republican Party, about the state's political landscape — and what that means for the GOP presidential candidates.

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