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Medic Stays With Occupy DC On Christmas

With the holidays here, many of the volunteer medics that have been serving the Occupy DC protestors won't be making their normal rounds, but one lady is sticking around.
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Occupy DC Protesters Continue Through Holidays

Many Occupy DC protestors have headed home for the holidays, but a good number still remain.
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Gingrich And Perry Fail To Qualify For Virginia Primary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Gov. Rick Perry have failed to gather the 10,000 signatures required to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary.
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As Caucus Nears, Iowa's Relevance Again Questioned

An Atlantic article by a University of Iowa professor makes the state out to be less Field of Dreams and more Deliverance meets Children of the Corn. Stephen Bloom raises hard facts about how Iowa doesn't accurately represent America, but for many Iowans, the piece felt personal.
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Romney Reaches Out To N.H. Voters

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney spent the past week focused on New Hampshire, which holds its primary on Jan. 10, one week after the Iowa caucuses. After former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's recent surge in the polls, Romney appeared to be shoring up his position in a state where he's had a commanding lead all year.
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GOP Walks Away From Payroll Tax Debacle Bruised

President Obama is in Hawaii with his family Saturday after signing a bill to extend payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits for two months. It was a victory for the president. For Republicans in the House of Representatives, though, this marked a huge political defeat.
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Week In Politics: Tax Break Extension

Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne, of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks, of the New York Times. They discuss the two-month extension for a tax break and unemployment benefits signed into law.
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Tweeting All The Way, Buddy Roemer Continues His Quixotic White House Bid

A former Democrat turned Republican, he supports both the Tea Party and the Occupy Movement. The former Louisiana governor isn't going anywhere in the polls, but he is enjoying the ride.

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