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For Obama, The SuperPAC Rubber Has Met The Road

Faced with a GOP fundraising advantage, the president's decision to reverse course and throw his support behind a pro-Democrat superPAC may be politically risky but also realistic.
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California's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional, Court Says

The decision on "Prop 8" by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is now expected to be appealed to the Supreme Court.
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Why Bother With Caucuses?

Contests in Iowa and Nevada have been plagued by embarrassing snafus. As Minnesota and Colorado head to their caucuses Tuesday, we look at why some states still bother with this primitive but uniquely American way of picking a president.
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Ehrlich Campaign Consultant Goes To Court On Robocalls

Former Maryland political operative Julius Henson is defending himself against charges of voter fraud in the state's 2010 gubernatorial elections.

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GOP Rivals Campaign In Minnesota Ahead Of Caucuses

Minnesota holds non-binding GOP caucuses Tuesday. Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul all campaigned in the state Monday. Each of front-runner Mitt Romney's rivals is looking at the state as a place where they can regain their footing.
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Romney Ramps Up Efforts To Attract Social Conservatives

At a rally in Centennial, Colo., GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney rolled out some new material: the rights given to people by God.
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In Battleground Colorado, Independents On The Rise

A centrist think tank finds that in several key states, both parties are losing voters relative to the number of newly declared independents. In Colorado, which holds its Republican caucuses Tuesday, declared independents are now about even with registered Republicans or registered Democrats.

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