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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The House of Representatives passed the so-called "Paul Ryan" budget without a single Democrat voting for the bill; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney received the endorsement of former President George H.W. Bush; and both parties braced for fallout from the Supreme Court hearing arguments on the healthcare law. Ton Elving of NPR, Nia Malika-Henderson of The Washington Post and Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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The Politics Hour

The at-large candidates running in D.C.'s Democratic primary join Kojo and Tom Sherwood for a special campaign forum.

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Today On The Campaign Trail: George H.W. Bush To Endorse Romney

The former Massachusetts governor has now gotten the support of most of the Bush family. Former President George W. Bush, though, has not yet weighed in.
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How Collapse Of Health-Care Law Could Help Democrats

The law known as "Obamacare," now in the hands of the Supreme Court, might have become anathema to all Republicans, but the ideas at its heart were meant to be a moderate, practical answer to the pressure for more government involvement.
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Latina Gov. A Rising Star, Just Not To Some Hispanics

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is the ultimate immigrant success story and, with an overall approval rating of about two-thirds of residents in her state, she's arguably the most popular Republican governor in the country. But that popularity doesn't always extend to Hispanics.
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Wis. Board To Set Date Of Governor's Recall Election

Next week's Republican presidential primary in Wisconsin is being overshadowed by the upcoming recall election of Gov. Scott Walker. On Friday, a state board is expected to order the recall election a couple months from now. If Walker were to lose, he'd be only the third Governor in U.S. history to suffer that fate.
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Former MF Global Exec Takes 5th At Hearing

Members of the House Financial Services Committee were hoping assistant treasurer Edith O'Brien would shed some light on the actions of the firm's CEO, ex-New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine.

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