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O'Malley Exercising Patience With Special Session

Appearing on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on Thursday, Maryland governor Martin O'Malley explained how he wants to be patient and build a consensus before calling a special session to hash out a budget.

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Van Hollen Pushes To Tap Tax Havens

Maryland Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen says he wants to close corporate loopholes to help ease the burden on American taxpayers, but has so far met resistance by Republicans.

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GOP-On-GOP Attacks Leave Orrin Hatch Fighting Mad

Utah Republican Orrin Hatch has spent 36 years in the U.S. Senate, including stints as chairman of the Judiciary and Labor committees. But back home in Utah, Hatch's quest for a seventh term is not the cakewalk he had in the last five elections, in which he didn't even have to run in primaries.
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Evangelical Leader: Romney-Huckabee Would Make 'Appealing' GOP Ticket

In a wide-ranging interview with NPR, Richard Land talks about evangelical support for Mitt Romney, his ideas on vice presidential picks and why Rick Santorum was wrong on JFK.
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Obama, Romney Wage War Not On But For Women (Voters)

President Obama's hopes of being re-elected very much reside in the hands of women, the same group that played such a big role in his 2008 victory. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney's hope of becoming president lie in his being able to dissuade enough women from voting for Obama.
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Romney Scores Key Endorsements From Anti-Abortion Groups

While running for Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney vowed to "preserve and protect" abortion rights. On Thursday, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee won the endorsement of the nation's largest anti-abortion group, whose president said: "The pro-life movement is filled with converts."

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