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Monday Morning Politics: A Spring Thaw?

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Rand Paul fillibuster continues to reverberate as Washington discusses the legal framework for targeted killings. Meanwhile, agencies have started to implement sequester cuts, and Obama continues to "reach out" to the GOP in advance of budget negotiations. Susan Page, USA Today's Washington bureau chief, gives an update on the latest happenings from Washington.

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Governor Daniels: Keeping the Republic

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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What If? Alternate US Histories

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Jeff Greenfield, senior political correspondent  for CBS News and the author of Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan, offers alternate histories of modern American history.

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Can Gov. John Kasich Fix Ohio?

Monday, January 10, 2011

We continue our series about incoming governors across the country and the challenges they face. This morning Republican John Kasich will be sworn in as the new governor of Ohio, replacing Democrat Ted Strickland. Ohio is a critical state in national elections. Ohio's population is shifting as local companies move out of the state, and Republican leadership continues to gain control.

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Monday, November 22, 2010

Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog "The Washington Note," talks about the weekend in Congress and the future of the START treaty.

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What is the 'New American Tea Party?' And Where is it Headed?

Monday, April 26, 2010

A few weeks ago, a poll from our partner, The New York Times, gave us a closer look at who, exactly, makes up the Tea Party. The biggest demographic is older, white, educated, Republican men.  But there are still major aspects of the movement that are less clear. Is anyone actually leading it? Where is it headed?

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