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February 28, 2014

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The aftermath of the revolution in Ukraine, the defeat of an Arizona bill that would have allowed business owners to refuse service to gay people on religious grounds, Rep. John Dingell's retirement, and the launch of 'My Brother's Keeper'. Joining Gwen: Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Pete Williams, NBC News; Michael Sherer, TIME Magazine; and Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News.

 

Ad Wars in Arizona Special Election

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Both parties are beginning to pour money into the Arizona district vacated by Gabrielle Giffords in advance of a special election on June 12, as a former Giffords aide faces a candidate who narrowly lost to Ms. Giffords two years ago.

Supreme Court Examines Arizona Immigration Law

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U.S. High Court Appears to Back Arizona on Immigration

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Conservative justices who hold a majority on the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to endorse Arizona's immigration crackdown on Wednesday, rejecting the Obama administration stance that the federal government has sole power over those who illegally enter the United States.

PBS NewsHour: In Ariz. Immigration Case, Supreme Court Weighs Limits of Federal, State Powers

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As the Supreme Court heard arguments on Arizona's contentious immigration law Wednesday, justices appeared skeptical of the Obama administration's claim that the state had overstepped federal law. Gwen Ifill and Marcia Coyle discuss the arguments and the four distinct parts that are being challenged.

Victory on Arizona Immigration Law Could Cost Republicans in the Long Run

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If the Supreme Court rejects the Obama administration’s challenge to the Arizona immigration law, the ruling would be widely viewed as a victory for the Republican Party, whose leadership spearheaded the law in the state and championed its spirit nationwide. But at what cost?

Rubio: Arizona Immigration Law Is Not a Model for the Nation

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday that he does not view Arizona’s crackdown on illegal immigration as a “model,’’ distancing himself from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who has embraced the legislation. The Cuban-American senator, who spoke at the University of Phoenix/National Journal's Next America forum in Washington, is viewed as a top name on Romney’s vice presidential shortlist.
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10 Questions With Rick Santorum

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After losses in Arizona and Michigan, the Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum seeks new momentum for next week’s Super Tuesday contests. Mr. Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, aims to move beyond controversies over his views on social issues and emphasize economic proposals — including his signature idea of eliminating corporate taxes for manufacturing firms.
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Romney Appeals for Working-Class Votes in Ohio

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney appealed for the support of working-class Americans in industrial Ohio on Wednesday, a day after narrowly averting a humiliating defeat by rival Rick Santorum in Romney's home state of Michigan.
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That Presidential Voice

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Mitt Romney’s narrow win in his home state of Michigan and his comfortable victory in Arizona salvaged his presidential candidacy, if not his former aura of inevitability, and remade the Republican nominating race yet again. “We didn’t win by a lot but we won by enough, and that’s all that counts!” Romney said in slightly goofy understatement.
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