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How SuperPACs Are 'Gaming' The 2012 Campaign

Journalist Joe Hagan says the upcoming election will be "the ugliest campaign ever." He details how superPACs have changed the election game, bringing an unprecedented flood of outside money to fund opposition research and negative ads.
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Perspectives On Foreign Policy - Madeleine Albright and Bruce Riedel

A look back at America's role on the global stage since World War II and a look forward at how the U.S. can best use its position of power as it navigates conflicts and crises around the world.

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The Slimary Process: Is This The Nastiest Race Ever?

The prolonged procedure of picking a Republican presidential candidate just gets nastier and nastier. One man maligns another; the victim viciously bites back. And everybody piles on President Obama. A look at why this primary season has taken on a noticeably negative chill.
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D.C. Housing Agency Fires Staffer After Reports Of Misspent Funds

D.C.'s housing agency has fired and employee and District officials are now launching an investagion after allegations that a local nonprofit misspent millions of dollars in affordable housing funds. 

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As Florida Votes, Polls Put Mitt Romney Comfortably Ahead

Analysts expect that a big win by Romney will put him at cruising altitude through February.
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The Golden Age: Florida Primary Centers On Seniors

Just how important is the senior vote in Florida? Nearly one in five Floridians is retired. And a survey conducted by AARP predicts that as many as 60 percent of those who cast ballots in Tuesday's Republican primary will be retirees. Front-runners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich have taken notice.
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Romney Counts On Florida To Be Front-Runner Again

The Florida Republican primary is here, and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney leads former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by a wide margin. When Romney came to Florida last week after a solid thumping in South Carolina, Gingrich seemed to be a serious threat to his candidacy. But Romney's lead in polls has been growing.
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Gingrich Vows To Press On After Florida Primary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has promised his supporters that his campaign will go on to the Republican party's convention. The Florida primary is Tuesday, and Mitt Romney is expected to collect all the delegates in that nominating contest.
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Mandatory Labor Agreement Ban Mulled In Va. House

Virginia's House of Delegates will vote Tuesday on a bill that would ban mandatory labor agreements on state-funded projects, which some say are responsible for ballooning costs.

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