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Democracy at stake

One week after the presidential election,  it is time to worry about new problems such as the fiscal cliff and the stubborn partisan divide. But before we move on, Americans need to know:  What happened in Florida?  And should Florida be in electoral receivership? As President Obama said in his election night speech, “Whether you voted for [...]

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  Need to Know, October 26, 2012: The voter fraud debate, opposition research in the digital age and Dean Obeidallah

This week, Need to Know’s Rick Carr reports on controversial changes to election rules in the battleground state of Florida- will they root out voter fraud or keep legitimate voters from the polls?

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  Ballot boxing

Need to Know’s Rick Carr reports on controversial changes to election rules in the battleground state of Florida — will they root out voter fraud or keep legitimate voters from the polls.

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Florida’s Hispanic vote

Our report Yo Decido shows that the hotly contested Hispanic vote in Florida is far from a monolith — one size appeal will not fit all. The Pew Hispanic Center’s figures show just how diverse the Florida Latino vote is.

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  Need to Know, October 19, 2012: Yo decido

Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida, where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic.

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Another big problem with Newt Gingrich’s ‘food stamp’ claim

Newt Gingrich has come under fire for calling President Obama ‘the food stamp president.’ As it turns out, food stamps are one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy during a recession.

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Voters don’t trust Gingrich on the economy, but he’s still beating Romney. Why?

Gingrich is surging — again — in the GOP race, even though voters trust Romney more on the economy. Why? It might have something to do with his anger.

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Photo: The new Florida keys

A lone piano, a siren song and a (sand)bar that’s open all night.

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Photo: The froze rose

Icy efforts are under way to protect Florida crops from frosty conditions.

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