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Daily Archives: March 22, 2012

Actor and activist George Clooney is arrested for blocking the entrance of the Sudan Embassy on March 16, 2012, in Washington.

Photograph by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Actor and activist George Clooney is arrested for blocking the entrance of the Sudan Embassy on March 16, 2012, in Washington.

Ethics Panel Won’t Review Four Lawmakers’ Arrest at Protest

The House Ethics Committee, which is empowered to investigate lawbreaking by House members, is taking a pass on the arrest of four Democratic lawmakers during a protest outside the Sudan Embassy on March 16 that included actor George Clooney. Massachusetts Democrats Jim McGovern...

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Henna-dyed support for Mitt Romney in Snellville, Georgia on March 4, 2012.

Photograph by Erik Lesser/EPA/Landov

Henna-dyed support for Mitt Romney in Snellville, Georgia on March 4, 2012.

For Romney, Good Things Don’t Come in Small Packages

Mitt Romney leads his Republican rivals in primaries won, delegates amassed and money raised. He lags in small donations. Romney has brought in $7.5 million in contributions of $200 or less through Feb. 29, less than any of the remaining Republican presidential candidates,...

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