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Warren Announces Run For Brown's Senate Seat

Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren officially began her Senate campaign in Massachusetts Wednesday. If Warren wins the Democratic nomination, she will challenge incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown next year. Warren faces a crowded field of Democrats vying for the nomination. National Democrats have made a priority of unseating Brown, who now occupies the seat held for decades by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
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Perry Asked To Halt Texas Man's Execution

Michele Norris talks to Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News about the case of a Texas man convicted of killing two people. He's slated for execution Thursday, but his attorneys say that the case was tainted by racial considerations.
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Al Gore: It's An Honor To Be Attacked On Climate Change

"There's a long tradition of people who don't like a particular message turning to attack the person delivering the message," he told NPR. "I view it as an honor, really."
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Was Florida Debate A Game Changer For Candidates?

Republican strategist Alex Vogel explains how he thinks Monday's Republican debate in Florida may influence the 2012 race for the presidential nomination. Former Vice President Al Gore, who was invoked in the debate, also weighs in on the unfolding 2012 race.
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White House's Haste On Solar Firm Loan Creates Political Headaches

Washington Post reporters obtained emails that suggest that White House officials did push the Office of Management and Budget harder than OMB officials would've liked to speedily review Solyndra's application to keep on schedule an official groundbreaking event featuring Vice President Biden.
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Perry Joins McDonnell At Va. Fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate and Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a break from early primary states to attend a fundraiser in Virginia today. National Journal Hotline editor Reid Wilson talks about the political climate in the state.

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GOP's Bob Turner Wins Weiner's House Seat In N.Y. Upset

Republicans had reasons to cheer and Democrats to despair Wednesday with the upset special election victory in New York City of a Republican businessman who will complete the congressional term of Anthony Weiner, the Democrat who exited the U.S. House because of a sexting scandal.

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