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Limbaugh Apologizes For Insulting Law Student

The conservative radio host had called Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute" after she testified on Capitol Hill that insurers should provide no-cost contraception.
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Politics Gets Dirtier: Attack Ad Goes After Cat

If American politicians are going to quarrel like cats and dogs, why not just elect cats and dogs? Yet even pets can't hide from the political caterwauling; attacks against the candidacy of Hank the Cat may have reached a new low.

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Can A Win In Georgia Bring Gingrich's Campaign Back From The Dead Again?

To hear him tell it, the rumors of Newt Gingrich's demise have been greatly exaggerated. The former House speaker is banking on a big showing Tuesday in his home state of Georgia to salvage a campaign that's been declared dead a number of times.
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Where GOP Women Stand On The Political Race

As the candidates battle it out, there's a key fact worth remembering: Fifty-three percent of those who cast votes in the last presidential election were women. Host Scott Simon talks with political analyst Michelle Bernard for her take on what right-leaning women are looking for in a presidential candidate.
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What Does Obama's Foreign Policy Stand For?

President Obama has withdrawn U.S. forces from Iraq and hopes to do the same in Afghanistan. He's a Nobel Peace Prize winner and the man who "got" Osama bin Laden. What does that mean for his re-election prospects? Foreign affairs columnist David Rhode of The Atlantic tells host Scott Simon about what he calls the "Obama Doctrine."
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In Ohio, A Battle To Prove Electability

It may not bring the most delegates, but Ohio has clearly become the most coveted state on Super Tuesday. Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney will all be campaigning there Saturday. NPR's Tamara Keith has this campaign update from Cleveland.
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Occupy May Seem To Be Receding, But Look Closer

If you ask strangers on the street about the Occupy movement, they might say, "It's over." Yet, Occupiers say they are preparing the ground and that, come spring, numbers and visibility will increase.
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Fight To Defend Same-Sex Marriage Bill Begins In Maryland

As political observers expected, the fight over same-sex marriage in Maryland started promptly on Friday, as both sides of the issue begin to gear up for an expected referendum on the issue in November.

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