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As Gingrich Fades, Eyes Turn To VP Picks

Mitt Romney swept all five primaries on Tuesday, solidifying his hold on the GOP presidential nomination. Newt Gingrich made a last stand in Delaware, but came up short and aides to the former House speaker say he plans to suspend his campaign soon and will likely endorse Romney.
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Justices Signal Support For Arizona Immigration Law

The early analyses of this morning's Supreme Court hearing on parts of Arizona's controversial immigration law are in. The consensus is that the majority of justices will likely uphold the state.
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Analysis: Federal Workforce Invoked By Both Sides In Campaign

The federal workforce, whose ranks are particularly strong in the D.C. area, is likely to be a political football in the campaign leading up to the November election. National Journal's Chris Frates talks about what that could mean for local government employees.

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Who Will Clinch The Latino Vote In November?

There are big questions about Mitt Romney's ability to appeal to Latinos. Hispanic voters favor President Obama over Romney by more than two to one, according to a recent Pew poll. But not everyone is sure the president's lead will translate to votes. Host Michel Martin speaks with columnist Ruben Navarrette and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino.
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Sources: Gingrich Will End His White House Bid Next Week

Sources are telling media outlets that the former House speaker will soon exit the campaign and that it's highly likely he will endorse Mitt Romney.
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Romney Declares 'New Campaign,' And Democrats Seem To Agree

On Tuesday, as he swept all five Republican presidential primaries — the first held since his last credible opponent conceded the race — Mitt Romney declared "the start of a new campaign." On Wednesday, Democrats seemed to agree, launching new swing state ads trying to link Romney to big oil.
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Senate Considering D.C. Budget Autonomy Bill

D.C. is getting another chance at budget autonomy as Sen. Joe Lieberman has introduced a bill that would allow D.C. to manage its own local financial affairs without Congressional intervention.

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Romney: A 'New Campaign' Begins

After winning all five primaries on Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor all but wrapped up the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Now he's pledging to mount a campaign to show "we can do better."
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Romney Has 5 More Primary Wins Under His Belt

Mitt Romney has won Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. But he delivered his victory speech in New Hampshire, the state that gave him an important early win in the hard-fought Republican primary season. And New Hampshire will be an important battleground state in the general election battle between Romney and President Obama.

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