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CQ Roll Call: McDonnell Supports D.C. Autonomy, Pelosi Promotes DISCLOSE Act On Colbert Show

This week, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he supports the plan to give the District more control over its own budget, and House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi promotes the DISCLOSE Act on The Colbert Show.

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Friday's Political Grab Bag: Romney Leans On Bush's Economic Team Etc.

Romney is relying on some of George W. Bush economic advisers to refine his message; Santorum is gaining support from GOP according to a poll, and comedian Bill Maher gave $1 million during a live San Jose, CA stage show to President Obama's superPAC.
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Romney Reaches Out To Skeptical Tea Partiers In Michigan

In Michigan, Rick Santorum is counting on the Tea Party to see him as the true conservative option in the race, but Mitt Romney is challenging that claim.
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Citizen Coalition Fighting O'Malley's Teacher Pension Shift

Maryland government employees, educators and taxpayers are joining forces to fight proposal to shift some of the burden of teacher pensions onto the counties. 

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Obama's Tax Plan Is 'Step Forward,' But Not Enough, Key Republican Says

But Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., added that he thinks the Democratic president "missed the boat by not addressing the fact that the U.S. is the only country ... left in the world" that taxes corporations twice for earnings from overseas.
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From Palin's Emails: 'Are You Flipping Kidding???'

Emails from 2009 released on Thursday show her frustration over ethics accusations in the months before she resigned from her post as Alaska governor.
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N.H. GOP Moves To Revise State's Contraception Law

Until the current fight over a similar federal regulation, the New Hampshire law requiring contraceptive coverage was on the books for more than a decade without controversy. Now Republicans in the state Legislature are trying to carve out a religious exemption.
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In Michigan, Obama Team Builds On 2008 Foundation

Democrats are using next week's GOP presidential primary in Michigan as an opportunity to energize President Obama's core base of support there. The campaign and a superPAC have ads on the air in the state. And the campaign is organizing activities for the president's supporters.
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Economy Bogs Down Other Issues For Young Voters

In 2008, Renee Montagne talked to Martinique Chavez, 18, at a presidential debate party in Albuquerque, N.M. At the time, Chavez was undecided but leaning towards John McCain. Four years later, we catch up with her as she prepares to graduate from college and faces a tough economy. They're joined by Martinique's 18-year-old brother Zeke, a Ron Paul supporter.

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