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Ariz. gov. doesn’t think ‘beheadings’ are all that interesting after all

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer had a less-than-stellar debate performance that has gone viral on the Internet, but the real curiosity is her claim of headless bodies found in the desert.

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  Need to Know, September 3, 2010

This week on Need to Know: Record spending on political campaigns. An experimental jobs program in Mississippi. And the true cost of the federal bank bailout.

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As election season begins, spending on campaigns breaks records

Corporations and labor unions are spending record amounts on political campaigns, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling. Monica Youn of the Brennan Center explains the new rules and how they might affect the November elections.

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As Tea Party wins in Nevada, its candidates in the Northeast fade

The Tea Party has won victories in Nevada and Kentucky. But on Tuesday, Tea Party candidates were rebuffed in the battleground suburbs of the Northeast, where the battle for House may be won or lost.

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Hoping for a hung parliament

The British electoral system could allow the party with the fewest votes to win the most seats in parliament. Some voters are clamoring for reform.

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