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  • June 27, 2012  

    After causing widespread flooding along the coast, Tropical Storm Debby moved across northern Florida on Wednesday, heading into the Atlantic Ocean. And late Tuesday, two long-time fixtures of Congress, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., won their primary elections. Continue reading

  • June 13, 2012  

    Democrats held on to a seat in a competitive House district in Arizona Tuesday when congressional aide Ron Barber — who was wounded in the attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011 — won the special election to serve the remainder of her term. Judy Woodruff looks at the overall House landscape ahead of November elections. Continue reading

  • May 29, 2012  

    Mitt Romney was 58 delegates away from clinching the Republican nomination at the start of Tuesday, as Texas Republicans headed to vote in a primary likely to wrap up the GOP presidential race. Margaret Warner and The Boston Globe’s Michael Kranish discuss Romney’s path — from a failed 1994 Senate run to his current campaign. Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012    

    President Obama leads Mitt Romney by 2-to-1 among women under 50, according to a new Gallup/USA Today poll. Continue reading

  • March 7, 2012  

    Despite winning six states, Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday victories did little to winnow the GOP field. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul picked up some delegates and continued campaigning ahead of more caucuses and primaries. Gwen Ifill, USA Today’s Susan Page and the Pew Research Center’s Andrew Kohut discuss the race. Continue reading

  • March 5, 2012  

    On the eve of Super Tuesday, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney cited his business background as good experience for helping the economy while Rick Santorum took aim at the media, telling voters not to be swayed by poll numbers. Kwame Holman reports, then Judy Woodruff speaks with some Ohio voters about which candidates they favor. Continue reading

  • February 28, 2012  

    Struggling against an aggressive challenge in his home state of Michigan, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney on Tuesday accused rival Rick Santorum of “dirty tricks” in courting Democratic cross-over votes with automated robocalls. Gwen Ifill discusses what to look for in the primary results with Bill Ballenger of Inside Michigan Politics. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2012  

    GOP contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded repeated blows at a debate Wednesday night in Mesa, Ariz., criticizing each other on conservative beliefs, use of federal earmarks and education reform. Judy Woodruff reports on the Republican candidates’ campaign tactics ahead of primaries in Arizona and Michigan. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2012  

    GOP contenders campaigned Wednesday in Arizona as they prepared for the season’s 20th presidential debate. Gwen Ifill reports from Phoenix. Then Judy Woodruff discusses the coming Michigan primary with Micheline Maynard of the public media project Changing Gears and Bill Ballenger of the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2012  

    Several national polls now show GOP hopeful Rick Santorum in a new dead heat with longtime front-runner Mitt Romney. Gwen Ifill discusses Santorum’s rise and efforts to win Michigan’s Feb. 28 primary with The Washington Post’s Dan Balz and Bill Ballenger of the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter. Continue reading

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