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Candidates Hit Ground For Contests In Mich., Ariz.

Host Audie Cornish talks with Don Gonyea about the week ahead in politics, including the contests in Michigan and Arizona.
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CQ Roll Call: Republicans Block Routine Appointments, Race For Maryland 6th District Heats Up

The Congressional divide continues on Capitol Hill, while the race in Maryland's 6th Congressional district heats up.

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Broadcast Auction To Pay For Payroll Tax Holiday

Congress has approved an extended payroll tax holiday. One of the ways it will be paid for is through federal auctions of sections of the broadcast spectrum to wireless companies. But consumers are not likely to see the benefits for years.
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Romney Ads Whittle Away At Santorum's Mich. Lead

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum's popularity has been surging in Michigan lately. Rival Mitt Romney, who's native state is Michigan, is trying to put a stop to that by spending more money on ads in the state.
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The Role Of Political Spouses: Decoding An Image

One of the most talked about personalities on the Republican presidential campaign trail, Callista Gingrich, rarely says a word. That hasn't kept her out of the spotlight, though. From their hair to their home life, potential first ladies get attention on the campaign trail.
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Businesses Waiting On Lawmakers To Extend Tax Breaks

Businesses in the region are hoping lawmakers in Congress can come together and extend a series of tax breaks they rely on.

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More Work And Support Needed On Transportation Bill

Despite passing the House, Republicans are having a hard time selling a bill that would open up Virginia's coast to offshore drilling in order to fund transportation.

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Santorum Shows He'll Fire Back In Michigan Ad Wars

Unlike the other GOP candidates who've emerged to take on Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and the superPAC supporting him seem to have the resources to fight back. The battle is taking place on the airwaves in Michigan, which along with Arizona holds its primary Feb. 28.

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