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Obama Team Changes Line Of Attack Against Romney

Republican Mitt Romney is sticking with his longstanding attack on President Obama as someone not up to the job of turning around the economy. But the Obama campaign has stopped portraying Romney as a flip-flopping, say-anything politician. It is now characterizing him as an extreme conservative.
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Holder: 'More Work To Do' Before Term Is Over

Attorney General Eric Holder is in the homestretch of his first, and probably last, full term as the nation's top law enforcement officer. He talks to NPR about the country's ongoing struggle over civil rights, and what he wants to accomplish in his last months of government service.
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FCC Requires Top Market TV Stations To Post Political Ad Data Online

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a rule requiring TV stations to post details online about the amount of political advertising they air, and what they charge for the ads. For the first two years, the ruling applies only to major network affiliates in the nation's biggest markets.
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It's All Politics, April 26, 2012

Mitt Romney sweeps five primaries and all but locks up the GOP nomination. Even Newt Gingrich agrees Romney will be the nominee. More veepstakes speculation on Sens. Marco Rubio and Rob Portman. Two centrist House Democrats fall in Pa., while Utah GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch lives to fight another day.
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Robert Caro: The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro has spent nearly four decades researching and writing about President Lyndon Johnson. His fourth book on the LBJ, "The Passage of Power," follows Johnson from 1958 to 1964. Lyndon Johnson was...

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What French and Greek Election Results Mean for European Economic Unity

Voters in France and Greece weigh in on German-led austerity measures: What weekend election results mean for efforts to manage the European debt crisis.

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U.S. Role In Afghanistan

Following President Obama's surprise visit to Afghanistan on the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden by American special forces, Diane and panelists discuss the U.S.-Afghanistan strategic partnership and America's role there after 2014.

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