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Analysis: D.C. Delegates Differ From Many At Convention

D.C. GOP chairman Bob Kabel talks about his party's battle to get D.C. represented in Congress, its support for marriage equality and how it feels to be at the convention surrounded by so many Republicans for a change.

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Tampa City Council Chairman Charlie Miranda

Long-time city council member Charlie Miranda talks about growing up in Tampa, Fla., and helping the city face today's challenges.

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Election 2012: The Latino Vote

We speak to Republican delegates from Maryland and Virginia about the party's challenges in wooing Hispanic voters and where they feel Republicans may actually have an advantage.

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Voting Laws And The 2012 Presidential Race

With the election just eight weeks away, federal and state courts have handed down conflicting decisions on voter ID, early voting and provisional ballots. What the decisions could mean for the outcome of the 2012 presidential election.

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The Republican Convention Speakers: A Guide

Republicans are now trying to pack the best of their vote-for-Mitt-Romney message into three nights in Tampa in a weather-abbreviated convention. Here are some of the highlighted speakers.
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GOP Strategy For Tuesday: Bring The Love And Then The Fight

Ann Romney and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, two of tonight's speakers at the Republican National Convention, represent the event's two core messages: humanizing Mitt Romney (Ann's job) and bringing the attack against President Obama (Christie's strength).
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Race And Politics In The South

From the five states that make up the Deep South, there is just one white Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives -- and the Congressman is in jeopardy of losing his seat this November. It’s a trend that has been underway for years...

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The Deepening Conflict In Syria

The conflict in Syria is in its 18th month. Why international efforts to halt the bloodshed have failed and how the crush of refugees is overwhelming border nations.

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Foreclosures Leave Holes In Voter Outreach

The presidential campaigns and other groups are scrambling to find evicted voters in battleground states hit hard by the mortgage crisis.
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LGBT Republicans Say Their Party Is Changing

The GOP's proposed platform supports a federal ban on same-sex marriage. But gay and lesbian Republicans say the party is changing. Host Michel Martin checks in with two Republicans making their issues more visible at the convention: R. Clarke Cooper of the Log Cabin Republicans and Sarah Longwell of Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry.

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