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Professor Reflects On Shaikh Fawaz And Arab Uprisings

A political science professor uses his personal ties to reflect on the Arab Spring uprisings that began in Bahrain a year ago.
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ANC Commissioner Charged With Stealing $28K

Another elected official form D.C.'s Ward 5 -- this time an advisory neighborhood commissioner -- is facing federal charges for stealing public money. 

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In State Of The Commonwealth, McDonnell Touts Bipartisanship

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell in his State of the Commonwealth address urged state legislators to take a spirit of bipartisanship into their legislative session, which began this week.

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New Hampshire Legislator Makes Case For D.C. Statehood

D.C. officials are pulling for a bill in the New Hampshire state legislature that would support statehood for the District. 

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Perry Looks To South Carolina To Save His Campaign

Texas Gov. Rick Perry finished in fifth place in the Iowa caucuses. He skipped the New Hampshire primary, where he finished sixth, to campaign in South Carolina. With nine days to go before the first-in-the-South contest, Perry hopes to make a stand in the Palmetto State.
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Bain Employees Fight Back After Campaign Attacks

Workers in the private equity industry are miffed that their business is becoming a dirty word in the presidential campaign. The indignation at such attacks runs especially deep at Bain Capital in Boston, the private equity firm started by Republican front-runner Mitt Romney.
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Rivals Try To Chip Away At Romney's Lead

While GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney savored his second consecutive win in the Republican nominating process, those who finished behind him in New Hampshire also continued on to South Carolina. They are hoping that it is in the Palmetto state where they can get his campaign to to stumble before it becomes unstoppable.
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Romney Campaign Heads South Hoping For 3rd Win

Fresh off his big wins in New Hampshire and Iowa, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney took his campaign to South Carolina. That state votes a week from Saturday. The other Republicans are trying to throw up road blocks.
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Gingrich, Romney Go At It Over Abortion

As the race heads to socially conservative South Carolina, the Republican presidential candidates are accusing each other of being less than pure on the issue.

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