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Drawing Parallels Between Tea Party And 'Occupy'

Tell Me More continues examining comparisons between the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street movements. Host Michel Martin is joined by Richard Harwood, founder of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation; Shelby Blakely, citizen journalist and coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots; and Kyle Christopher, a Occupy Wall Street participant.
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Report: Prominent Obama Fundraisers Have Ties To Lobbyists

The president campaign has "relied on prominent supporters who are active in the lobbying industry to raise millions of dollars for his re-election bid," The New York Times reports.
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Lawsuit Filed Against Maryland Redistricting Map

Maryland's redistricting plan for Congressional districts, which was approved last week, is facing its first legal challenge.

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Rep. Ryan On Occupy Protests, Income Inequality

Ari Shapiro talks with Republican Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee.
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Herman Cain's Ads Unconventional If Not Effective

The GOP candidate's political ads, featuring a smoking chief of staff and a head-scratching Western movie spoof, have become Internet hits. But are they helping his campaign?
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New York Wrestles Over Extending Millionaires Tax

Polls show that New Yorkers favor extending the so-called millionaires tax on the state's top wage earners beyond the end of the year. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo is digging in his heels, saying it encourages some of the state's most affluent citizens to leave.
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Sulaimon Brown Says Gray Gave Him Talking Points

Speaking with federal investigators Thursday, Sulaimon Brown said that now-Mayor Vincent Gray gave him talking points in the race against Adrian Fenty.

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Howard U Group Marching In Support Of 'Occupy'

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A group from Howard University is marching in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement Friday, hoping to add more racial diversity to the protests.

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