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What Issues Really Matter To Latinos?

A recent Gallup poll shows immigration lags behind other issues among Latino voters. But immigration has dominated recent headlines and both President Obama and Mitt Romney are fighting to garner Latino support. Guest host Viviana Hurtado speaks with Kristian Ramos of a Democratic-leaning think tank, and the National Review's Mario Loyola.
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The University Of Virginia Reverses Course

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors unanimously reinstated President Teresa Sullivan yesterday, two weeks after the same governing body demanded her resignation.

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Lawmakers Renew Push For Stricter Campaign Finance Disclosures

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin (D) called this week's Supreme Court decision on Montana's campaign finance law a "missed opportunity" to reexamine Citizens United.

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Analysis: George Allen's Comeback

George Allen's path to his current race for U.S. Senate has been a rocky one, but six years after the gaffe that many say cost him the election, he's back in the game.  

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Lobbyist's Nomination To DC Water Board Raises Questions

Longtime D.C. lobbyist Rod Wilson is facing a fight over his potential appointment to the board of directors of the city's water authority. 

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On The Left, Rangel Survives; On The Right, Hatch Easily Wins

Tuesday's primaries were pretty good for incumbents — although Rep. John Sullivan, R-0kla., was defeated by a Tea Party-backed challenger.
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Romney Wants Young Voters To Give Up On Obama

Young voters helped secure President Obama's victory in 2008. But the economy has hurt them in the last few years, and now Republican challenger Mitt Romney sees an opening.
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Analysis: Congress Scrambles To Avert Cuts To Pentagon Budget

Lawmakers, particularly those on the D.C. region, are concerned about the looming $55 billion in cuts to the Pentagon budget. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill newspaper, explains the latest in those negotiations.

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