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Mississippi Voters Reject Personhood Amendment By Wide Margin

In the end it wasn't even close. The Mississippi "personhood" amendment on Tuesday's ballot which would have legally defined human life as beginning at the moment of fertilization failed by a very wide margin.Mississippi voters soundly rejected the constitutional amendment, with 58 percent voting "no" and only 41 percent voting "yes."
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In Ohio, Repeal Of Collective Bargaining Law Could Fuel Democrats For 2012

In a closely watched vote Tuesday, Ohio voters overturned the state's new law limiting collective-bargaining rights for public employees. It's a victory for organized labor and their Democratic allies in a key electoral battleground ahead of 2012.
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Cain Holds Press Conference To Address Allegations

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain gave a press conference to address allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward female employees and a woman seeking job advice in the 1990s. Cain emphasized that the accusations were false. NPR's Tamara Keith joins Robert Siegel to explain.
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The Hill: Compromise From The Super Committee?

Republicans may finally be willing to concede on raising tax revenue in a super committee. The Hill's Alex Bolton explains that some thing that might not be enough.

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Can Obama Make History Again?

The president's support among independents has collapsed; his overall approval ratings are well below those of other presidents who went on to win a second term; and unemployment is expected to stay near 9 percent until Election Day. To get re-elected in 2012, he'll have to defy the odds.
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Jury Acquits Sen. Currie Of All Charges

Maryland state senator Ulysses Currie has been acquitted of all charges Tuesday, after being accused of conspiracy and bribery for performing favors for Shoppers Food Warehouse.

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GOP: Holder Hearing Leaves Unanswered Questions

Attorney General Eric Holder got a grilling from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about a flawed gun-trafficking operation that let hundreds of guns flow across the Southwest border. But GOP lawmakers still want to know more about the Justice Department's response.

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