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Artur Davis On Leaving His Job, Home, And Party

In 2008, Alabama Congressman Artur Davis spoke at the Democratic National Convention in support of then-Senator Barack Obama. Since then, he's left congress, Alabama, and the Democratic Party. Now, the newly-minted Republican and Virginia resident speaks with host Michel Martin, and says Democrats are governing too far from the left.

County-By-County Battle In Wisconsin

Wisconsin votes on recalling its governor Tuesday, and much has been made of potential implications beyond the state. But while most registered Wisconsin voters are expected to turn out, they'll be thinking about the stakes for their state, not necessarily the mega issues of the presidential race.
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Dulles Rail Supporters, Opponents Plead With Loudoun Board

Is the Dulles rail line the answer to Loudoun's prayers or a big mistake for the county? Residents and lawmakers alike are still hashing it out.


Decision Day Arrives In Wisconsin

Polls are opening in Wisconsin, where the bitter battle over whether to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker is finally coming to a conclusion.

Obama Courts Female Voters With Fair Pay Bill

The Senate votes Tuesday on the Paycheck Fairness Bill. The legislation is supposed to make it easier for employees to challenge pay discrimination. The bill is unlikely to pass the Senate, but if it does, it probably will die in the Republican-controlled House.

Obama To Fundraise In Economically-Strapped Calif.

The latest unemployment numbers were disappointing but especially dismal are the numbers of African-Americans out of work. On Wednesday, President Obama visits the predominately black, affluent neighborhood of View Park in Los Angeles. While that area is considered fairly well-off in terms of black earning power, it is surrounded by need.