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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) addresses a campaign rally with his wife Ann Romney (C) and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at a Hy Vee supermark Mitt Romney addresses a campaign rally with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

The Obama administration is using cutting-edge data analytics to target likely voters in the presidential election. Sasha Issenberg of Slate explains how this campaign is different from 2008 and what effect the strategy might have on the election. Plus, political news; Nafisa Hoodbhoy talks about Pakistan and democracy; a preview of Gov. Christie's budget; the details of a recent class action suit around loitering; and the history of Tea Parties.

Preview of Gov. Christie's Budget

John Mooney, founding editor of, looks ahead to this afternoon's budget address by New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie.

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