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New Hampshire Chooses Jan. 10 As Primary Date

The schedule for the first four Republican presidential caucuses and primaries appeared officially set with New Hampshire announcing it would hold its first-in-the-nation primary on Jan. 10. That's seven days after the Iowa caucuses which were moved to Jan. 3, the first Tuesday of the new year, and which will kick off the process by which Republicans will choose their party's nominee.
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In Redistricting, Where Do 50 Million Latinos Fit?

As states across the U.S. are redrawing their district lines to account for changing populations, some groups, like the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, are pushing for majority-Latino districts. MALDEF says such districts will boost Latinos' political power, but others say it'll bring limited influence. Host Michel Martin speaks with MALDEF President Thomas Saenz and Center for Equal Opportunity Chair Linda Chavez.
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Condi Rice Talks Freedom, War, Working For Bush

Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice was among the head architects of the way America responded to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. She was also at the center of divisive debates within the George W. Bush administration. In her new memoir No Higher Honor, she defends and explains Bush's decision to engage in war in Iraq, and shares how her work took a toll on her personal life. She speaks with host Michel Martin.
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Lawyer: One Of Cain's Accusers Wants Her Story Told

Because Cain has been commenting on the allegations, his accuser should be released from her confidentiality agreement, the attorney says.
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Biddle To Run For D.C. Council Seat

Former D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle will make another run for the council next year. He filed papers with the elections board Tuesday to run as a Democrat for the at-large seat currently held by Council member Vincent Orange in the April 2012 primary.

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Effort To Repeal Ohio Bargaining Law Gains Ground

In Ohio, there's a bitter battle over a new collective bargaining law that Republicans pushed through, slashing the negotiating power of public employee unions. But the battlefield is totally different than Wisconsin's. While Wisconsin voters can recall only the politicians who passed the law, Ohio voters can repeal the law itself in a referendum. In fact, the repeal forces, led by unions and minority Democrats, are way ahead in the polls.

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