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Senate Democrats Blast Arizona Immigration Law

On the eve of oral arguments in an important immigration case before the U.S. Supreme Court, the issue came to Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, Democratic Senator Charles Schumer convened a Senate hearing on the controversial Arizona law.

With Romney In Lead, GOP Primaries Quiet

Tuesday is primary day in five states. But with the nomination all but sewn up for Mitt Romney, finding people actually interested in voting can be tough.
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Fairfax Says Goodbye To Longtime County Executive

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors named today "Tony Griffin Day" in honor of the outgoing chief executive for the county, who has served for more than 12 years.


4 Things To Watch For In Tuesday's Primaries

Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch. Even with Rick Santorum, out of the race, Pennsylvania could still be interesting if Ron Paul's supporters are able to spring a delegate surprise on Mitt Romney.

Does Arizona's Immigration Law Have A Chance?

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on Arizona's hotly debated immigration law. The court's decision will affect Arizona and other states that have adopted similar legislation. Host Michel Martin talks with one of its authors, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, and law professor Gabriel Chin.
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Barry's Latest Gaffe Targets Nurses From Other Countries

D.C. Council member Marion Barry made more disparaging comments about Asians Monday, this time about health and education workers.


Today's Primaries: Gingrich's Swan Song Or Reason To Remain?

Mitt Romney will still be the presumptive nominee. But analysts say Newt Gingrich might win today in Delaware. That could give him a reason to stay in the race.