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Today's Primaries: Gingrich's Swan Song Or Reason To Remain?

Mitt Romney will still be the presumptive nominee. But analysts say Newt Gingrich might win today in Delaware. That could give him a reason to stay in the race.

Obama Tries To Charm Youth Vote With College Stops

President Obama will be touting a plan to keep student loans more affordable. The trip is billed as official business, but it has a political flavor. There will be stops in North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa — all of which are expected to be hard-fought battlegrounds in November.

Romney Keeps Hand Hidden On Running Mate Pick

Though he's been campaigning in Pennsylvania with a man at the center of running-mate speculation — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio — the likely GOP presidential nominee hasn't said much about whom he might choose. Mitt Romney's pick for vice president could help him win an important state or a key voting group.

If The Health Care Overhaul Goes Down, Could Medicare Follow?

Health experts warn that the Medicare system is so intertwined with the Affordable Care Act that if the Supreme Court strikes the law down, "it takes everything with it."
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Maryland Residents Rally For Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Supporters of a referendum on Maryland's controversial same-sex marriage law rallied in Hagerstown on Monday, hoping to collect the 56,000 signatures needed to get the issue on a November ballot.


In Digital Finance Race, Senate Uses Horse And Buggy

Anyone in America with an Internet connection can know how much presidential candidates are raising and spending within minutes of each filing deadline. Ditto for House members. But the U.S. Senate still goes old school, with mailed-in paperwork, typewriters and a reading room with a photocopier.
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Gov. McDonnell Still Undecided On Voter ID Bills

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has not yet made a decision on two Voter ID bills passed by the state Senate, despite calls from some groups for him to veto them both.