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Big Win In Nevada Starts Off Potential Huge Month For Romney

Mitt Romney's victory in Nevada on Saturday is only the start of what could be a big month for him. Many of the states holding caucuses and primaries in February are ones he carried in 2008.
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After Deep Cuts, New Mexico Now Has Budget Surplus

In New Mexico, state lawmakers are figuring out what to do with a budget surplus. Republicans want to give some of the money to businesses, in the form of tax breaks. Democrats want to restore some of the cuts to services made over the last three years.
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Voters Gear Up For Minnesota Caucuses

Minnesota holds its Republican caucuses on Tuesday. But in the race for the White House, these caucuses are just a nonbinding straw poll.
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Lawmakers Split Over Refinancing Proposal

The region's lawmakers are split on party lines over President Obama's proposal to help millions of families refinance their homes.

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Voting Their Own Way: Maine's Extra-Long Caucuses

In the midst of a primary season where every state is trying to outdo the rest, Maine is content to do caucuses its own way. The state's many small towns have long held individual caucuses any time between January and March, and the state Republican Party's efforts to reel them into a single week has had mixed success. Host Rachel Martin speaks with political writer Al Diamon.
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Support, Protest And Hiccups During The Nev. Caucus

Mitt Romney was the big winner in Saturday's Nevada caucus, leaving runner-up Newt Gingrich in the dust. Organizers said tens of thousands of people participated in the West's first presidential contest of the year, and some of them were still taking part late into the night. NPR's Carrie Kahn reports.
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Romney Vows To Take Nevada's Vote To Washington

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucus Saturday by a wide margin, with Newt Gingrich in a distant second. Romney soared ahead in part because of the state's large Mormon population, but he was dominant across a broad swath of demographics.
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Another Win: Romney Adds Nevada To His Victories

All caucus sites have now closed in Nevada, and based on actual vote returns NPR says Mitt Romney is the winner, followed by Newt Gingrich in second place followed by Ron Paul and Rick Santorum. This is Romney's second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.

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