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In Vegas, Political Race Is Just Another Sport To The Oddsmakers

The online sports book Bovada favors Mitt Romney to win the GOP nomination. But it still gives President Obama the edge in the general election against any Republican challenger.
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Romney's Line That He's 'Not Concerned About Very Poor' Will Linger

Unfortunately for Mitt Romney, his comment fits a growing narrative that he's wealthy and out of touch. If he wins the GOP nomination, it's a safe $10,000 bet that it will figure in Democratic ads this fall.
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Romney Rivals Are In It For The Long Haul

Florida primary voters handed Mitt Romney a resounding victory on Tuesday. But other GOP candidates declared that they are staying in the race. And President Obama has been busy raising money and trying to energize his base. Host Michel Martin talks about the latest election news with politicos Corey Ealons and Mario Loyola.
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After Mitt Romney's Decisive Victory, What Will Newt Gingrich Do?

Though Gingrich vowed to take the campaign into the summer, analysts say after his Florida loss, he might have to recalibrate.
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Internet Gambling Repeal Before D.C. Council Committee Today

D.C.'s Internet gaming law will face an up or down vote today when a bill to repeal the measure comes to a D.C. Council committee. If the repeal passes, the issue could come before the full council. 

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D.C. Homeland Security Chief Resigns

The latest chapter of the Harry Thomas Jr. scandal involvs the resignation of the chief of D.C.'s homeland security and emergency management agency. Millicent West was in charge of a youth investment trust fund during the time Thomas is accused of stealing more than $350,000.

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Romney Rules In First Mega-State, But Warning Flags Fly Over Florida Results

ANALYSIS: Despite a sweeping victory, it was not all sweetness and light for Mitt Romney in the Sunshine State. Lacking a hero, many conservatives may have stayed home. Turnout this year was down from the primary of 2008 by 10 percentage points, more than 280,000 votes.
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Florida Win Boosts Romney To Front-Runner Status

After a stinging loss to Newt Gingrich in the South Carolina primary earlier this month, Mitt Romney is once again the front-runner in the Republican presidential race. Romney won the Florida primary Tuesday night by beating former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by 14 points.
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Romney Leads Gingrich In Money; Obama Bests Both

Newt Gingrich had his best fundraising of the campaign in the final months of last year — but so did rival Mitt Romney, whose disclosure reports showed he raised more than twice as much. As for Obama, his campaign showed that incumbency still has its advantages.

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