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Romney Counts On Florida To Be Front-Runner Again

The Florida Republican primary is here, and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney leads former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by a wide margin. When Romney came to Florida last week after a solid thumping in South Carolina, Gingrich seemed to be a serious threat to his candidacy. But Romney's lead in polls has been growing.
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Gingrich Vows To Press On After Florida Primary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has promised his supporters that his campaign will go on to the Republican party's convention. The Florida primary is Tuesday, and Mitt Romney is expected to collect all the delegates in that nominating contest.
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Mandatory Labor Agreement Ban Mulled In Va. House

Virginia's House of Delegates will vote Tuesday on a bill that would ban mandatory labor agreements on state-funded projects, which some say are responsible for ballooning costs.

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Here's A Pie In Your Eye: A Brief History Of Food Fights

Whether throwing it, dumping it or serving it, protesters have used food to express their discontent with public figures for centuries. The delivery of 500 tacos to a Connecticut mayor's office is just the latest incarnation.
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Santorum Family's Trisomy 18 Saga Casts Spotlight On Sad Condition

News of Bella Santorum's health problems led to rare news media and Internet interest in the congenital condition known as Trisomy 18, casting a spotlight on a fairly tragic condition.
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Sen. Jon Tester Decries Citizens United's Impact In Montana, Nationally

Sen. Jon Tester has proposed a constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. On All Things Considered Monday, Tester explained to co-host Melissa Block his opposition to Citizens United and the concerns he has about what he sees as its negative impact on American democracy.
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Gingrich's Other Opponent: Who Is Saul Alinsky?

Most people have never have heard of Saul Alinsky, but Newt Gingrich seems to mention his name every chance he gets. Alinsky wrote the book on community organizing — actually, two books — and he's a hero to the left and a demon to the right. Why does Alinsky inspire so much passion?
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In GOP Primary Race, Can Steadiness Trump Passion?

For almost a year, Mitt Romney has tried to portray himself as the grown-up in the Republican race for the presidential nomination. Now, over the course of two debates and countless Florida campaign stops, the buttoned-up businessman is showing that he can get tough, too.

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