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Senate To Vote On D.C. Special Elections Bill

A bill that would give the District more flexibility in scheduling special elections is heading to the Senate.

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Obama To Begin Campaigning In Earnest

President Obama will hold his first official re-election campaign rallies next week with back-to-back visits to the swing states of Ohio and Virginia. While these are the first official rallies, the president's campaign is well under way. He's just back from a tour of college campuses in three other battleground states.
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On The Million-Dollar Trail Of A Mystery SuperPAC Donor

The superPACs raising money to support the presidential candidates have few restrictions. But they do have to reveal who donated money. So what happens when a donation comes from someone trying to avoid public scrutiny?
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Immigration Debate Arrives At Supreme Court Amid A Multitude Of Voices

At one spot, songs and chants in English and Spanish called on the court to strike down the law. At another, supporters of State Bill 1070 unfurled flags of the United States, Arizona and the Tea Party. Here are a few of the people who traveled to the steps outside the court on Wednesday.
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Obama, Romney Face Uphill Fights As General Election Starts For Real

President Obama's greatest challenge is the economy. Relatively high unemployment and other factors suggest the economic recovery is shaky. Mitt Romney's challenge is that a tough primary fight forced him to the the right and now he needs to moderate his positions in a way that doesn't hurt him with his base or others.
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Philippine Ambassador Responds To Barry's Comments

The ambassador to the Philippines weighed in on former mayor and D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's comments Monday about Filipino nurses, calling them"deplorable."

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Gingrich's Unconventional White House Bid: A Retrospective

Newt Gingrich has experienced a long slide since March 6, when he won Georgia's Republican primary. It was his second and final victory of the campaign season, but Gingrich fought to stay in the race through a Southern strategy that never caught on.

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