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Muslim Activist Challenges Fla. Republican's Views

There's no member of the GOP freshman class in Congress more outspoken than Rep. Allen West. On the topic of Islam, West has been particularly controversial. Nezar Hamze, a Muslim activist in South Florida, says West's comments about the threat of Islam fuel intolerance.

More Corporations Shed Light On Political Spending

In the wake of the Citizens United ruling, Congress failed to pass a disclosure law. As it turns out, corporations weren't necessarily happy about the secrecy either. A new index shows most of the country's biggest companies have formal policies and board oversight.
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Richmond Tea Party Wants $10,000 Refund

The Richmond Tea Party is demanding $10,000 from the city for charges they say they shouldn't have had to pay.

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Fairfax County Looking For Bilingual Election Monitors

Fairfax County is on the lookout for bilingual election officers for the November 8 election.


Will Rick Perry Skip Future GOP Debates?

A spokesman for Texas Gov. Rick Perry raised the idea that he might not compete in all of the upcoming Republican face-offs. Weak debate performances have put a dent in his polling — and his fundraising.
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Super Committee Making Progress

After a few public hearings, Rep. Chris Van Hollen says the super committee needs to focus on moving the economy, but despite that, the panel is making progress.


Protests Pick Up Steam; Will Obama Get Burned?

Polls show there is broad support for the sentiment behind Occupy Wall Street. Still, the president treads carefully when asked about them. While some Democrats think the protests represent a force they should try to harness, others worry about being tied to fringe elements of the movement.

From Romney, Perry, Mixed Campaign Messages

The former Massachusetts governor revived accusations that he's a flip-flopper when he waded into a battle over a ballot proposal in Ohio. The Texas governor created his own distraction by revisiting questions about President Obama's place of birth.