May

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Does it matter who rules: Republicans or Democrats?

Taking a nearsighted view of the political landscape, some have concluded there is little or no difference between Republicans and Democrats.

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Historic battle for voting rights is front and center

Newly elected Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merril, a Democrat, was stunned to discover that her Republican counterparts across the country were all focused on how to keep the number of voters down in their states.

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Wisconsin Walker recall battle close to dead heat

Polls show a near dead heat in the bitter battle pitting labor's legions against Walker's millions.

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Cory Booker surrenders

Cory Booker said he was nauseated by the attacks on private capital. He said Mitt Romney's firm, Bain Capital, "has done a lot of good."

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Supreme Court “rogues’ gallery”: another reason why 2012 matters

For millions of Americans, the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court may not register as a priority, or even as a passing concern.