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By Tom LeGro
On the eve of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Texas Rep. Ron Paul spoke to a crowd of nearly 10,000 supporters Sunday at the Sun Dome on the campus of the University of South Florida.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a co-founder of the Senate Tea Party Caucus, speaks with Gwen Ifill about President Obama's 2012 budget proposal, plus his vision for further spending cuts and bringing down the U.S. national debt.
For more on the political fractures in the Republican Party, Jim Lehrer speaks with Political Editor David Chalian, the newest addition to PBS NewsHour's team.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including what Tuesday's telling primaries mean for the general election and the road ahead for financial reform.
Democrats and Republicans voiced anti-incumbent sentiments with their votes during Tuesday's primary elections. Jim Lehrer talks to two political writers about the loss by longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter and the high stakes for several more veterans.
Tuesday's primary elections in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Arkansas ended with a veteran Senator out of the race, another forced into a runoff and a third facing a Tea Party outsider. Jim Lehrer reports on what these primaries mean for the…
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