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House Panel's Contempt Vote Against Holder Part Of Political Firefight

There's little evidence that the flap over Fast and Furious will make a difference to most voters come November. But there are a number of conservative gun owners in battleground states like Ohio who could be energized to oppose President Obama.
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No Special Session On Prince George's Casino This Year

A workgroup could not come to a consensus on the prospect of a casino in Prince George's County, which means an expected second special session in Maryland will not come to fruition.

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Hill Republicans Tight-Lipped On Immigration Change

In response to President Obama's decision to halt deportation of some young illegal immigrants, Republicans have been quiet about his policy, choosing instead to complain about an abuse of power. They seem to be letting presidential candidate Mitt Romney take the lead on a key issue for Latinos.
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House Cites Attorney General Holder For Contempt

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. He is accused of not turning over certain documents related to the flawed gun-trafficking operation known as Fast and Furious. The White House has invoked executive privilege.
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Program On Ariz. Immigration Part News, Advocacy

Dozens of Spanish-language radio and TV stations in Arizona have banded together to air a show about the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the state's controversial immigration law. The half-hour program will air simultaneously Wednesday night.
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Economy One Of Biggest Issues For Latino Voters

President Obama and Mitt Romney are scheduled to address the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference in Orlando. Robert Siegel speaks with Arturo Vargas, executive director of the group, about what issues attendees would like to hear about.
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House Committee Cites Attorney General Holder For Contempt

The panel's decision next goes to the full House. It was a vote along partisan lines over whether the Justice Department has fully cooperated with the committee's investigation of the Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation.

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