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Once A Blockbuster Video, Now A Campaign Headquarters

You might expect grandeur from a political campaign, but here's what they really look like.
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It's Down To The Wire For GOP Candidates In Iowa

Republican presidential hopefuls were bearing down and trying to sway voters hours ahead of the first major test of the primary season. But more than a third of those participating in the state's caucuses say they still haven't made up their minds.
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In Iowa, It's Decision Day At Last

After months of campaigning, it's finally caucus day in Iowa. Polls still show a fluid race, with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum heading the pack.
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Council Member Orange's Biggest Campaign Contributors

Digging into the powerful D.C. businessmen behind the seemingly "bundled" corporate contributions on D.C. Council member Vincent Orange's latest campaign finance report.

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As Iowa Goes, So Goes What? Past Losers Still Won The GOP Nomination

As Iowa Republicans head to the caucuses to have their say, we look at how the candidates stack up on the eve of the vote — and how previous winners (and losers) eventually fared.
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Romney Deepens Core Support Before Iowa Caucuses

On the final full day of campaigning before the Iowa caucuses, former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney appeared at a series of rallies Monday. His rallies grew in size and enthusiasm over the course of the day. Romney holds a slim lead over Texas Congressman Ron Paul and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.
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Congress Ends Era Of Ethanol Subsidies

Over the weekend, the multi-billion dollar subsidy for ethanol expired. It had been in place for more than 30 years but Congress let it expire. Bruce Babcock, the Cargill endowed chair of energy economics at Iowa State University, talks to Linda Wertheimer about the effects of the subsidy expiring on the ethanol industry and consumers.

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