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Rubio On Compromise, Immigration And His 'Union Activist' Past

Sen. Marco Rubio talked to NPR's Robert Siegel about his evolution from liberal child to Tea Party darling. The senator viewed as a potential Republican vice presidential choice has just released a new memoir.
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Englin Resigns From Virginia House In Wake Of Sex Scandal

Virginia Democratic delegate David Englin has announced his resignation Thursday, in order to coordinate a special election for his replacement with the November election.


Romney Softens Rhetoric, If Not Policies, In Speech To Latino Leaders

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gets a tepid reception at a gathering of Latino leaders, but says Obama is taking their vote for granted.

California Dairy Farmers Split Over Milk Payments In Farm Bill

California is the top dairy-producing state in the nation. And its dairy farmers are split over the impact of the latest farm bill's impact on the government's antiquated milk price support system.
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Making Sense Of Upheavals At University Of Virginia

How did a debate over the future of public higher education devolve into a messy, power struggle in Charlottesville?

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Maryland Casino Plan Scrapped, But Only For This Year

A plan for a casino in Prince George's County's National Harbor was scrapped for this year after a workgroup failed to reach a consensus, but backers expect to approach the idea again next year.

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New Restaurateur Doubles As Capitol Hill Aide

Laura Schiller balances her role as chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer with her new role as co-owner of Unum, a restaurant in Georgetown.