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Shareholders Want Political Spending Transparency

Corporate America is entering proxy season, when annual meetings give shareholders a forum to voice their concerns. A report released Tuesday by corporate watchdog groups shows that shareholders' top concern is disclosure of business spending on politics and lobbying.
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Santorum Tells Mich. Tea Partiers He Can Beat Obama

Weeks ago, GOP rival Rick Santorum had caught up to front-runner Mitt Romney in the polls in Michigan. On Monday, he spent the final day before Michigan's primary campaigning in the state.
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Romney Tells Mich. Voters He Can Beat Obama

Arizona and Michigan voters cast their ballots Tuesday in the Republican presidential primary. A month ago, nobody expected these states to be consequential, but it's clear that the results could dramatically change the direction of the race.
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Wyoming's GOP Caucuses: The Process Is Drawn Out And Confusing

Republicans in Wyoming pick delegates for the national convention in a process that stretches from early February to mid-April.
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Michigan Primary A Test Of Romney's Family Legacy

There is much at stake for Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary in Michigan — and not just because he's in a close race with Rick Santorum. Romney has close personal ties to the state where his late father, George Romney, was a popular governor. The younger Romney will find out if that history can help his presidential bid.
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Harry Thomas Jr.'s Nonprofit Under Scrutiny

An organization that offers programs for D.C.'s youth is under scrutiny for its role in the embezzlement charges to which former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. has pleaded guilty.

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Virginia Legislators Pass Competing Voter Requirement Bills

The Virginia House and Senate are at an impasse after revising each others' legislation on voter requirements -- preventing either from being signed until the differences are ironed out.

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Santorum, Romney Spar Over Economy Ahead Of Michigan Primary

Rick Santorum tried to outflank Mitt Romney on a fairly sensitive issue in Detroit: government bailouts. Santorum blasted Romney for supporting the government's Wall Street bailout while loudly opposing the auto industry bailout.
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Casting Himself As Outsider, Santorum Benefited From D.C. 'Revolving Door'

According to his financial statement, in 2010 Rick Santorum brought in six-figure paychecks from a number of different sources, including lobbying groups.

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