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Santorum talks plain - but is a slick beltway insider

Santorum paid himself $2 million in fees for the years 2007-2010 until the state of Virginia caught up with the former U.S. Senator.

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Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.

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Poll: Working-class swing voters favor Obama

Millions of working-class swing voters, some with moderate, and even some with conservative views, may be poised to vote for President Barack Obama.

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Protest greets Romney: We are women and we vote

His ideas - and the other Republican presidential candidates' ideas - are "outdated" and "from the dark-ages."

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Labor leader supports Obama admin's blocking of voter ID laws

Arlene Holt Baker, executive vice president of the AFL-CIO, welcomed the Justice Department's recent decision to strike down voter ID laws in Texas and Wisconsin.

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Nation's labor leaders meet to mobilize for 2012 elections

Leaders of almost every labor union in the country are arriving here today for a special meeting of the AFL-CIO Executive Council.

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Wisconsin judge halts state photo ID law for April 3 election

Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID  in the April 3 elections.

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Martin Sheen touts, Occupy Wall Street, Obama presidency

Actor Martin Sheen credits the Occupy Wall Street movement with changing the debate in the country and creating a new framework for this year's election.

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Tuesday’s split primary decision shows disgust with candidates

Republican voters, not more than 25 percent of whom strongly support any of the GOP presidential candidates, delivered a split decision the Super Tuesday primaries.

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At UAW legislative conference, Obama defends auto bailout

In a rousing speech to a legislative conference of the UAW, President Obama defended his administration's bailout of the auto industry and credited UAW workers as the real saviors of the big Detroit companies.

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