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Why Obama Hasn't Won The Battle Over Messaging About Health Care Law

As the nation's sweeping health care overhaul heads to the Supreme Court, public opinion about the policies remains almost as divided as it was when President Obama signed it into law two years ago.
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Rules Change May Pave Way To Brokered Convention

Unlike the 2008 presidential campaign, when Republicans awarded delegates by state, they're now awarded proportionally by Congressional district. While that's increasing the power of many late voting states, it's some party leaders worry no candidate will claim the nomination before the convention.
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Virginia Voters Voice Displeasure With State Officials

After a contentious legislative session during which Virginia lawmakers failed to pass a budget, polls show that approval ratings for Virginian lawmakers are down across the board.

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Child Abuse Bill Inspired By Penn State Scandal Awaits Action

A bill that would enhance reporting requirements for child abuse and neglect in the wake of the Penn State scandal still awaits action by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, after passing in a turbulent legislative session.

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How Race Shapes National Health Debate

A new study explores how some of the popular attitudes about President Obama's health care overhaul law are being shaped by race. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Shankar Vedantam to find out more about the study.
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Poll: Voters Split Over Virginia Abortion Ultrasound Bill

Virginia voters appear to be sharply divided over a new law requiring women to receive ultrasounds before getting abortions in the commonwealth.

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Jeb Bush Endorses Romney

"Now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Gov. Romney and take our message of fiscal conservatism and job creation to all voters this fall," the former Florida governor says.
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Supreme Court Hearing on the Affordable Care Act

The fate of the Affordable Care Act will be decided by the Supreme Court during six hours of hearings from the 26-28 March. We preview the hearings and outline the key legal arguments on which the decision may rest on.

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