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Obama Reminds Critics Auto Industry Bailout Worked

Speaking before the United Auto Workers Tuesday, President Obama defended his rescue of the auto industry. His Republican rivals continue to criticize the bailout. The UAW is expected to play an active role in his re-election campaign.
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Skipping Michigan And Arizona, Gingrich Has Georgia (And Trees) On His Mind

Newt Gingrich skipped Tuesday's primary states of Michigan and Arizona to spend time in a place he knows well — and which votes in a week — Georgia.
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Ron Paul Celebrates A Leap Day Birthday — His Wife's

Ron Paul ignored the primaries in Arizona and Michigan Tuesday night and took his campaign to Virginia, where only he and Mitt Romney are on the March 6 ballot.
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Hank The Cat Running For Senate In Virginia

A Northern Virginia cat may just give former governors Tim Kaine and George Allen a run for their money in the race for a Virginia Senate seat.

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The Hill: National Gas Policy Fuels Partisan Debate

As the lead-up to the 2012 elections continues, Republicans are trying to pin rising gas prices on the policies of President Obama. Alex Bolton explains the positions on energy being staked out by both parties.

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Romney Wins Michigan Primary In Close Contest

Mitt Romney has won Arizona and, in a close race, his home state of Michigan. But the narrow win there over Rick Santorum may do little to help Romney's chances in upcoming primary states where his poll numbers have already been weak.
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Senate's Snowe To Retire, Boosting Democrats' Bid To Keep Control

Maine elbowed its way onto the national political stage with the surprising news that Sen. Olympia Snowe, the 65-year old, three-term moderate Republican senator, won't run for re-election. From a statement she issued, it appears Washington's partisan bickering just got kind of old for the senator. The news was immediately perceived as a serious setback to GOP hopes to gain Senate control.
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Found Time: How To Spend The 24 Hours Of Leap Day

An extra day. How will you use it? Here are 24 ideas. None of them takes longer than an hour. And if you don't have time to get to everything on the list, don't worry. Maybe in 2016.

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