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Daily Archives: March 29, 2012

President Obama figurines at the famed 'South of the Border' stop on the North Carolina/South Carolina border. It's not a big seller according to one cashier.

Photograph by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images

President Obama figurines at the famed 'South of the Border' stop on the North Carolina/South Carolina border. It's not a big seller according to one cashier.

Obama Excludes Seven Republican States in Nationwide Travels

When President Barack Obama makes his inaugural trip to Vermont tomorrow he’ll be checking off one of eight U.S. states he has yet to visit since taking office. In an election-year presidents want to show they’re connected to their constituents by telling voters...

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A donation box for Rep. Ron Paul at a rally in Hudsonville, Michigan, on Feb. 26, 2012.

Photograph by Paul Sancya/AP Photo

A donation box for Rep. Ron Paul at a rally in Hudsonville, Michigan, on Feb. 26, 2012.

Month’s End Compels Candidates to Chase Campaign Cash

Seeing a lot of urgent requests for campaign contributions in your in-box or on campaign websites lately?  There’s a good reason. Saturday brings the end of March — the cutoff for the next batch of campaign finance reports. So candidates...

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