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Romney Takes Rubio On The Road, Testing A Potential Running Mate

Monday was the first time GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, often talked about as a vice presidential pick, have campaigned together. But Romney said the process of choosing his running mate has barely gotten started.
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When Politicians Slip, Video Trackers Are There

U.S. election campaigns have become gaffe-centric. Candidates live in fear of letting slip that sentence, or half-sentence, that makes the opposition's day. Catching those moments is the job of the video trackers. They're usually young people, fresh out of college, looking for a way into politics.
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Florida Senator Promotes New Dream Act

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, an oft-mentioned name as a running mate to Mitt Romney, wants to push a modified Dream Act to let children of illegal immigrants get legal status in the U.S.
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Romney Backs Extension Of Student Loan Relief

Mitt Romney on Monday endorsed the idea of extending a law that curbs interest rates paid by some recipients of federal student loans, a cause that President Obama has made a campaign issue.
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Explaining the Scandal in China

With a top Communist Party official ousted and his wife arrested for murder, we unravel China's biggest scandal in decades. Kojo and a former Beijing bureau chief examine the players and the repercussions.

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Liberating Data and Opening up Government: A Global Perspective

We examine the open data and open government movement from a global perspective...

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Green Jobs Guru Back To Energize Progressive Base?

Activist Van Jones served as special adviser to President Obama on green jobs. He resigned in 2009 after media reports questioned his beliefs about the 9/11 attacks. Now, Jones is back with a new book, Rebuild the Dream, outlining his vision for the progressive movement. He speaks with host Michel Martin.

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