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Before Recall, Wis. Dems Must Choose Walker's Rival

The political civil war that has gripped Wisconsin since Republican Gov. Scott Walker's 2010 election intensifies Tuesday when Democrats pick a candidate to face Walker in a historic June 5 recall election. A new poll shows Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett leading former county executive Kathleen Falk.
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Presidential Race Looks Different In Electoral College

Robert Siegel talks with Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving about how the contest between President Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is playing out on the Electoral College map.
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Newt Gingrich Officially Out Of GOP Race

Newt Gingrich made it official on Wednesday — he's suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Gingrich Formally Ends Campaign, 'A Truly Wild Ride'

What to say about Newt Gingrich that Newt Gingrich hasn't already said about Newt Gingrich? As the former House speaker formally leaves the Republican presidential race, a look back at his long, costly and quixotic campaign.
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It's Official: Newt Gingrich Bows Out

The former House speaker exits the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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Last Call Extension In D.C. Falls Off The Wagon

Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed plan to extend last call in D.C. to 2 a.m. on weekdays and 3 a.m. on weekends has been cut off by a D.C. Council panel, citing safety and travel concerns.

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Rubio, Ryan, Portman, Christie: Who Will Be VP?

Mitt Romney, the presumed GOP presidential candidate, continues to try out potential running mates, though most deny any interest in the job. Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rob Portman, Gov. Chris Christie and others have all made high-profile comments in recent days.
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As Gingrich Leaves Stage, Obama Campaign Says Thanks For The Memories

On the day Newt Gingrich finally gets out of the way of Mitt Romney, the Democrats have offered a parting gift of sorts from the former House speaker to the presumptive Republican nominee.
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Montgomery County Businesses Decry Energy Tax Extension

Businesses and other constituents in Montgomery County are asking the county council to nix a plan to extend an energy tax hike indefinitely.

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