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Former Cricket Star Finds Fans In Pakistani Politics

Imran Khan, who led Pakistan to its only World Cup Championship in 1992, aspires to be the country's prime minister. He's been in politics for years with limited success, but is now drawing big crowds.
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Gray: Federal Cuts Would Be Felt Deeply In D.C.

Automatic spending cuts will hit District residents harder than almost anywhere else in the country, according to District mayor Vincent Gray.

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Romney To Iowans: 'The Country Counts On You'

On Wednesday, Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa for the fifth time this year, raising his flag a bit higher in the state that begins the presidential nominating process with its caucuses on Jan. 3. He also defended a controversial campaign ad running in another early-voting state, New Hampshire.
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Could Gingrich Immigration Stance Be Shrewd Move?

The presidential candidate is getting lots of attention for his remarks about immigration in the latest GOP debate. But his statements are actually in line with the positions of Republicans from years past — Ronald Reagan included — and may help attract Latino votes.
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Defense Workers Lobby To Prevent Automatic Cuts

Even as Congress' deficit-reduction supercommittee ran into a dead end this week, the resulting mandatory spending cuts were immediately targeted by interest groups and sympathetic lawmakers. No interest group stands to lose more than the defense industry.

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