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Fact-Checking The GOP Debate: What The Candidates Said On National Security

The CNN Republican debate on national security Tuesday night had some of the most lively and substantive discussion of the campaign. PolitiFact's Bill Adair takes a look at how the candidates statements rate on the Truth-O-Meter.
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Wall Street Protesters Join Occupy DC Ranks

Wall Street protesters arrive in D.C. after the long walk from New York, as observers wonder just how long the protest will continue.

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Early Primary Date Upheld By S.C. Supreme Court

The South Carolina Supreme Court by a 3-2 vote refused to block the first-in-the-South presidential primary, turning back challenges by counties that the state lacked the authority to hold it.
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Local Lawmakers Worry About Automatic Cuts

Area lawmakers are concerned that the automatic spending cuts triggered by the supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement could have a disproportionate affect on the D.C. region.

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The Hill: Partisan Strategies After The Supercommittee

More was riding on a supercommittee compromise than just deficit reduction, and Alex Bolton from The Hill points out the strategies from both parties moving forward.

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As GOP Rivals Rise And Fall, Romney Gets A Pass

One candidate after another has auditioned to be the anti-Romney: They have shot to the top of the polls, then fizzled. But all of them have largely declined to attack Mitt Romney, leaving him free to focus on President Obama.

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Online Ads: Spreading Your Message, On A Budget

Most of the videos in the presidential campaign so far have been seen, and distributed, online. They're cheaper for the candidates to produce, and often get picked up by news outlets anyway.
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Postmaster: Postal Service In Dire Financial Straits

On Monday, U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe appealed to Congress to help him reform the Postal Service, but he rejected the bills that have passed House and Senate committees. He says they don't address the big picture.

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