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On The Million-Dollar Trail Of A Mystery SuperPAC Donor

The superPACs raising money to support the presidential candidates have few restrictions. But they do have to reveal who donated money. So what happens when a donation comes from someone trying to avoid public scrutiny?

Immigration Debate Arrives At Supreme Court Amid A Multitude Of Voices

At one spot, songs and chants in English and Spanish called on the court to strike down the law. At another, supporters of State Bill 1070 unfurled flags of the United States, Arizona and the Tea Party. Here are a few of the people who traveled to the steps outside the court on Wednesday.

Obama, Romney Face Uphill Fights As General Election Starts For Real

President Obama's greatest challenge is the economy. Relatively high unemployment and other factors suggest the economic recovery is shaky. Mitt Romney's challenge is that a tough primary fight forced him to the the right and now he needs to moderate his positions in a way that doesn't hurt him with his base or others.
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Philippine Ambassador Responds To Barry's Comments

The ambassador to the Philippines weighed in on former mayor and D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's comments Monday about Filipino nurses, calling them"deplorable."


Gingrich's Unconventional White House Bid: A Retrospective

Newt Gingrich has experienced a long slide since March 6, when he won Georgia's Republican primary. It was his second and final victory of the campaign season, but Gingrich fought to stay in the race through a Southern strategy that never caught on.

Senate Passes Plan To Keep Post Offices Running

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday aimed at shoring up the U.S. Postal Service while delaying proposed cutbacks. The debate over the possibility of closing hundreds of post offices has pitted rural lawmakers against urban ones. Unless the House acts as well, closings could begin May 15.

Obama Takes Youth Vote Pitch To Iowa

President Obama wrapped up a two-day tour of three major public universities on Wednesday. The final stop was at the University of Iowa, where students have a high rate of student loan debt.