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Cain On The Defensive Over Harassment Allegation

Businessman Herman Cain's candidacy has been surging in the polls for the past several weeks. But the GOP presidential hopeful's campaign struggled Monday to address questions raised by an article in Politico. The article alleges that Cain harassed two female employees during his tenure at the National Restaurant Association. Cain responded to the charges in appearances on Fox News Channel and the National Press Club.
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Colo. Tax Vote Pits Business Leaders Vs. Education

Colorado voters are deciding Tuesday whether to raise taxes to help fund schools. Proposition 103 is the nation's only statewide tax vote this November, and it's setting off a battle between business leaders worried about the economy and education interests saying the economy will never recover without well-funded schools. Kirk Siegler of member station KUNC reports that the measure is also seen as a barometer for the nation's mood on taxes.
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Will Obama's Executive Order Alleviate Drug Shortages?

President Obama's executive order to help alleviate drug shortages could help cancer patients and others who are discovering that their drugs aren't available, sometimes for months at a time. Doctors say they've been able to work around some of the shortages by prescribing alternatives, but that the growing number of shortages are making that more difficult.
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Loudoun GOP Mailer Receives Sharp Criticism

Loudoun County Republicans have been roundly criticized after sending out an email blast featuring President Obama as a zombie with a bullet in his forehead.

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Facing Stiffened Opposition, Obama Goes It Alone

The president's decision to act on some issues without congressional approval has political, as well as practical, ramifications. It also uses a script that has been followed by other presidents who faced a recalcitrant Congress.
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Cain Responds To Harassment Allegations

Businessman Herman Cain recently entered the top tier of Republican presidential candidates. A story published Sunday evening by Politico alleges that Cain harassed two female employees when he ran the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s. On Monday, Cain appeared at two public events, a discussion of his 9-9-9 tax plan at the American Enterprise Institute as well as a speech and Q-and-A session at the National Press Club.

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