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Georgia Voters Go to the Polls Tomorrow

Posted: 07/30/2012 - On the primary ballots Tuesday are lawmakers in the General Assembly, members of Congress, state utility regulators, prosecutors and judges.

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Public Hearing Set on Proposed NY Sugary Drink Ban

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Whether they think the mayor is combating obesity or infringing on their rights, New Yorkers are scheduled to get their say on a proposed ban on large sugary drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries.

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Rubio for Vice President?

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Mitt Romney has just six weeks before he officially accepts the GOP's presidential nomination. That means he's already deep into the process of selecting a running mate, and Florida's junior senator, Marco Rubio, is one of the prospects.

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President Obama Visits Florida

Posted: 07/19/2012 - According to a new CBS poll, Mitt Romney and President Obama find themselves in a virtual dead heat in the race for the White House. Romney spent Thursday in Massachusetts while Mr. Obama is spending two days focused on Florida.

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Officials: Ga. Transportation Referendum Will Decide State's Future

Posted: 07/11/2012 - When Georgia voters head to the polls on July 31 to weigh in on a proposed regional transportation sales tax, some of the state's political and business leaders claim they will be deciding no less than the future of the region for decades to come.

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House Votes to Repeal Health Care Reform Law

Posted: 07/11/2012 - The Republican-led House has voted to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. But the election-year move stands no chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

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Presidential Campaign on Track to Be Costliest in U.S. History

Updated: 07/10/2012 - This year's presidential campaign could end up costing more than a billion dollars. That would make it the most expensive campaign in American history, and most of the money has been spent on political t.v. ads.

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Michelle Obama Visits Florida

Posted: 07/10/2012 - First lady Michelle Obama told supporters she is fired up and urged them to "get it done in Florida," during a sweep through the state Tuesday.

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President Signs Student Loan, Transportation Bill

Posted: 07/06/2012 - President Barack Obama says a bill to keep construction workers on the job and prevent a spike in interest rates on new loans to college students "will make a real difference" for millions of Americans.

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Scrap Metal Legislation Hurting Recycling Centers

Posted: 07/06/2012 - A new state law may significantly reduce scrap metal theft by better regulating sales. But the new guidelines also create a new set of challenges for small communities and recycling businesses.

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Debate: Should Ex-Felons Voting Rights be Restored?

Posted: 07/03/2012 - In Florida, convicted felons aren't allowed to vote for at least seven years after they've completed their sentence. Even then, they have to apply to have their voting rights restored, and there's no guarantee they'll succeed. It's one of the nation's most restrictive post-release policies, and critics say it may be endangering public safety.

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Rick Scott Says 'No' to Implementing Federal Health Care Law

Updated: 07/02/2012 - Despite the Supreme Court's ruling upholding the federal health care reform law, Florida Governor Rick Scott says he won't be implementing it, at least for now. He's holding out hope the law will be repealed before January 2014. That's when states will be legally bound to follow it. It's a hope that almost completely depends on a republican victory in November.

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Poll: Obama Leading in Florida

Posted: 06/21/2012 - President Barack Obama holds a small lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney among Florida voters in a new poll.

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George LeMieux Drops Out of Fla. U.S. Senate Race

Posted: 06/20/2012 - One of the candidates in Florida's U.S. Senate race has dropped out. George LeMieux says his hopes of returning to Washington have been dashed by his chief rival's mountain of money and name recognition.

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Another Lawsuit Filed in Fla. Voter Purge

Updated: 06/19/2012 - Another lawsuit has been filed against Florida Governor Rick Scott over his voter purge. This suit accuses the governor of unfairly targeting minority voters.

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