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Harry Thomas Jr. Charged With Theft, False Tax Return

Federal prosecutors filed papers on Thursday charging D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. with theft of $350,000 in government funds and filing a false tax return.

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Iowa Race Fit Many Convenient Story Lines For Media

ANALYSIS: The caucuses are largely an excuse for candidates to try to charm voters for the cameras, and for journalists to harass candidates, voters and the journalists' own audiences.
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'Iowa And Beyond': Listen To A Special NPR Podcast

Listen to a special podcast from NPR News on the first presidential contest of the year — and where the race goes from here.
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Virginia Primary Could Carry More Weight After Iowa

After an extremely tight win for Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus, political observers are now weighing more heavily primaries in Virginia and other southern states. 

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Obama Wins Iowa's Democratic Caucuses

The Iowa caucuses — the first contest of the 2012 presidential nominating season — were held Tuesday night. President Obama was unopposed, but Democrats met in caucuses across the state for what was essentially a pep rally.
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Can Santorum Translate His Iowa Triumph Into N.H. Success?

Like former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2008, Rick Santorum pulled off a late surge in Iowa with an appeal to social conservatives. Huckabee came in third in New Hampshire, then faded. Can Santorum avoid the same fate?
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Romney Begins Nominating Season With Iowa Win

Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney has been considered a front-runner in the 2012 presidential race since before the campaign began. The Iowa caucuses presented the first real contest of the campaign, and Romney came out the victor. He won by eight votes.
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After Iowa Caucuses, Santorum Declares 'Game On'

In recent weeks a lot of polls and pundits said the Iowa caucuses might be too close to call. But nobody imagined just how close things would turn out Tuesday night in the first voting of the 2012 presidential nominating season. Mitt Romney was declared the winner by just eight votes. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum came in second.
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Standing Room Only At GOP Caucus Site

The Iowa caucuses ended with Mitt Romney's extremely narrow victory over Rick Santorum early Wednesday morning. The first presidential nominating contest of 2012 played out at hundreds of sites across the state. And at the secondary school in Van Meter, voters were packed into the lunch room.
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Iowa Spotlight Shines On Romney, Santorum And Paul

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul were the big winners Tuesday night in the Iowa caucuses. They finished first, second and third respectively. Romney won by the narrowest of margins — eight votes.

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