In Ohio, Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo won the Democratic primary against Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Cleveland after the state's 9th Congressional District was redraw. Now she's turning her sights on Republican primary winner Samuel Wurzelbacher, who's known as Joe the Plumber.
The Denver police are asking taxi drivers to help them catch criminals with a new bulletin alert system. In the months since the Taxis on Patrol program started, cabbies have helped police arrest hundreds of criminals, from carjackers to drunken drivers.
Ron Paul's caucus strategy took a hit in North Dakota on Super Tuesday. He had staked time, hope and money there, but Rick Santorum pulled out a win. Still, Paul's campaign continues to insist he is in the GOP presidential race to win the nomination in Tampa.
The superPAC spent nearly $6 million on largely negative ads last week, and still the candidate won Ohio's crucial primary by less than 1 percent. Experts can't measure the effectiveness of superPAC advertising. But some believe it is discouraging voters from going to the polls.
Redistricting forced Rep. Dennis Kucinich to run against another incumbent Democrat in the primary, and he lost. But a reporter who's watched his career says not to count Kucinich out — losing isn't the strangest or worst thing to happen to the lifelong politician.
As his national profile has risen, the first-term senator from Florida has become a target for Democrats and advocacy groups who say he doesn't represent Latino voters. In Miami last week, a dozen young Hispanic men and women gathered outside Rubio's office chanting, "Rubio: Latino or Tea Partino?"
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