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Does The GOP Have A National Security Candidate?

Active duty and retired members of the military are an important voting bloc in Florida, which holds its primary Tuesday. But which of the remaining four GOP candidates best represents the issues of military voters?
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Romney Leads Gingrich Ahead Of Florida's Primary

Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich spent the weekend chasing voters and trading barbs in Florida, which holds its primary Tuesday. New polls give Romney a commanding lead in the state, and he was greeted by enthusiastic supporters Sunday. But Gingrich too drew big crowds, and pledged that the race is far from over.
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The Clash Over Fingerprinting For Food Stamps

If New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has his way, New York City will no longer fingerprint food stamp recipients. He says fingerprinting stigmatizes needy people and stops them from applying for assistance. But Mayor Michael Bloomberg disagrees, arguing that without fingerprinting, fraud would escalate.
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'Consent' Asks: Who Owns The Internet?

In Consent of the Networked, Rebecca MacKinnon investigates how the governments and corporations that control the digital world can impinge on civil liberties.
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Bilingualism A Political Liability?

John McWhorter, a contributing editor for The New Republic, wrote recently about past presidents, the current presidential candidates and the languages they speak. He explains why being bilingual may be considered a political liability today.
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Gingrich Attacks Front-Runner Romney

Newt Gingrich sharpened his attacks on Republican rival Mitt Romney on Sunday. A new poll shows Romney leading the former House speaker just days ahead of Tuesday's presidential primary in Florida.
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Gingrich Attacks Romney Ahead Of Florida Vote

The former House speaker is trying to cut into the resurgent front-runner's lead before Tuesday's primary in the Sunshine State. Newt Gingrich accused the former Massachusetts governor of "carpet-bombing" his record. Mitt Romney meanwhile shifted his focus back to President Obama's record.
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Fla. Restaurant Puts National Politics On Local Stage

The Fish House, a restaurant in Pensacola, Fla., has become a regular stop for GOP candidates. Mike Huckabee and John McCain came by in 2008 and Joe Scarborough has done his Morning Joe show here. In fact, as congressman, Scarborough used to play on weekends in the restaurant's house band. NPR's Greg Allen goes behind the scenes at the Fish House.

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