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Back From Abroad, Romney Hits The Road In Colo.

Mitt Romney campaigned Thursday in Colorado, the first domestic appearances since returning from his trip to Europe and the Middle East. He huddled with Republican governors who heaped praise on him in Aspen, where he also held a fundraiser. And, NPR's Brian Naylor reports, he addressed a rally in a Denver suburb.
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Referendums Galore For Montgomery County Residents

The fall ballot in Maryland keeps getting longer, particularly in Montgomery County, where the four possible referendums on the ballot are joined by several local measures.


A Year From Debt Ceiling Debacle, What's Changed?

A year has passed since the debt ceiling debacle in Washington, D.C. The showdown cost the U.S. its AAA credit rating and sent the stock market and President Obama's approval ratings plunging. Since then, the market and the president have recovered somewhat.

Romney Flunks Obama On Economy; President Mocks GOP 'Tax Cut Fairy Dust'

Hitting the campaign trail again after his trip abroad, Mitt Romney unveiled an economic scorecard against President Obama in Colorado. While in battleground Florida, Obama mocked Romney's plan as "trickle down tax cut fairy dust."

Eying Recess, Congress Leaves Behind Stack Of Bills

With summer vacation beckoning on Friday, Congress tried to finish up some business on farm programs and other pressing matters — generally by delaying larger decisions until later.
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Readers' Review: "Presumed Innocent" By Scott Turow

For our August Readers' Review: Scott Turow's first legal thriller. It brings to life one man's nightmare as he faces conviction for the murder of his lover. Join Diane and her guests to discuss "Presumed Innocent."