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D.C. Job Training Funds Went To Firms In Legal Trouble

Some of D.C.'s job training dollars have been going to some questionable outside contractors, a look at city records shows. In other cases, it's difficult to find where the money went at all. 

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Secretaries Of State At Center Of Election Battles

The once sleepy role of secretary of state is rising in profile and controversy as the business of conducting elections has become more and more contentious over the past decade. From Maine to New Mexico, secretaries of state are making activism their trademark.
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The Hill: New Tone In 2012, Occupy Congress, State Of The Union

Coming back from the winter recess, the House and Senate appear to have struck contradictory tones on partisanship, while the Occupy Congress protesters take a different tack in the capitol.

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Wisconsin Democrats Exceed Million-Signature Mark For Walker Recall

How badly do Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's opponents want him out of office? So badly they collected significantly more signatures than they needed to ensure a recall election for the governor. We're talking more than a million signatures, according to the Democrats who, to meet the Tuesday deadline, were hauling boxes of documents to the state office responsible for reviewing them.
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Virginia Presidential Ballot Challenge Tossed

A suit by Rick Perry and three other GOP candidates who did not make the Virginia presidential primary ballot has been thrown out by an appeals court, who say the candidates waited too long to make a challenge.

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Romney Works To Shore Up Support In S.C.

With just days to go before the South Carolina primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigned in Florence, S.C., Tuesday.
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Occupy Protesters Gather On Capitol Hill

The Occupy Wall Street movement came to Capitol Hill Tuesday to welcome House members back after their holiday break.

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