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Romney Campaigns In Va., O'Malley Rallies For Obama in Md.

Big names from both major political parties are campaigning in the D.C. region today.

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As Deadline Nears, Pessimism About Super Committee

The Congressional super committee charged with cutting the federal deficit will hold another public hearing today, but observers aren't expecting the meeting to accomplish much.

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Supercommittee Reconvenes On Deficit Reductions

The deficit-cutting supercommittee re-emerges Wednesday morning with its first public meeting in more than a month. The group is charged with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions by late November. If it fails, automatic, across-the-board cuts follow.
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How And Who Does New Refinancing Rule Help?

Ari Shapiro talks with Edward DeMarco, the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the Obama administration's efforts to help more Americans refinance their homes.
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Republicans Jump On Flat Tax Bandwagon

Republican presidential contender Rick Perry backed a flat tax plan Tuesday. It's an idea that has been around for some time. But it now appears to be gaining traction within the GOP.
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The GOP Campaign Ad Wars, As Seen On YouTube

Television advertising is starting later than usual this year, but it's not because the candidates aren't making ads — most of their videos can be found online. They range from the cinematic to the quirky, like one much-discussed ad from Herman Cain starring his cigarette-smoking campaign manager.

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