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Protesters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 27, 2012.

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Protesters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 27, 2012.

Magic Number of the Day: 80

That’s the percentage of voters who said the health-care issue will be “extremely important” or “very important” in influencing their vote for president, according to a Gallup survey taken March 25-26 of 901 registered voters. By political affiliation, it breaks...

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Mitt Romney supporters at InPro Corporation in Muskego, Wisconsin, on March 31, 2012.

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Mitt Romney supporters at InPro Corporation in Muskego, Wisconsin, on March 31, 2012.

Romney Half-Way to Nomination

Mitt Romney now has half the delegates needed to win the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, according to a count the Associated Press is keeping. After the Tennessee Republican Party today finalized the delegate totals from its March 6 primary, Romney...

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Delegates at the Republican National Convention in St Paul, Minnesota on September 4, 2008.

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Delegates at the Republican National Convention in St Paul, Minnesota on September 4, 2008.

Divvying Up the Delegates in Tuesday’s Primaries

Not sure how to keep track of the delegate math in tomorrow’s Republican presidential primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia? We’re here to help. Here’s a look at how the delegates will be distributed among the candidates....

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Rick Santorum's campaign bus -- packed with aides, the candidate and his wife, and a dozen Duggars, the child stars of reality television show “19 Kids and Counting,” -- made a stop at Simon's Specialty Cheese in Appleton, Wisconsin to sample the state's signature food.

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Rick Santorum's campaign bus -- packed with aides, the candidate and his wife, and a dozen Duggars, the child stars of reality television show “19 Kids and Counting,” -- made a stop at Simon's Specialty Cheese in Appleton, Wisconsin to sample the state's signature food.

Santorum’s Day of Beer, Bowling and Cheese-Heads

  With his chances in Wisconsin fading, Santorum’s campaign has taken on the air of a Midwestern family vacation. This afternoon, the campaign bus — packed with aides, the candidate and his wife, and a dozen Duggars, the child stars of reality television...

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Gov. Martin O’Malley, left, endorses state Sen. Rob Garagiola, of Montgomery County, for the Democratic nomination for Maryland’s 6 District Congressional race in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 29, 2012.

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Gov. Martin O’Malley, left, endorses state Sen. Rob Garagiola, of Montgomery County, for the Democratic nomination for Maryland’s 6 District Congressional race in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 29, 2012.

Maryland Congressional Races Also on Tap Tomorrow

Republican presidential primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia aren’t the only major elections tomorrow. Maryland also is holding congressional primaries that will set November general election matchups. The top race to watch is in the 6th District,...

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