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Year

2013

A Vote Smart Guide to the "Gang of Eight"
Feb. 28, 2013, 9:27 a.m.

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"> Immigration: it's an issue that's been on the minds of a lot of prominent people involved in politics lately. </p>

2012

Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

<span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A&nbsp; 20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues</span></span>

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Florida
Oct. 11, 2012, 8:11 a.m.

Standing Your Ground Across The States
June 12, 2012, 8:11 a.m.

The February 26 shooting of&nbsp;Trayvon Martin&nbsp;has ignited a media firestorm surrounding so-called “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws in the United States.&nbsp;

March Common Ground E-Newsletter
March 15, 2012, 2:05 p.m.

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Going for broke: could GOP convention elect nominee?
March 5, 2012, 12:54 p.m.

What if, following Super Tuesday, all four GOP candidates are still in the game and no clear frontrunner has emerged?&nbsp;

Common Ground E-Newsletter, February
Feb. 7, 2012, 9:38 a.m.

GOP field narrowing, but are candidates really gone?
Jan. 20, 2012, 10:49 a.m.

The South Carolina Republican Presidential Preference Primary is scheduled for Saturday, January, 21st and while in most of our minds there are only four candidates still vying for the GOP nomination, one look at the ballot will tell a slightly different story.&nbsp;

Iowa has spoken
Jan. 5, 2012, 8:16 a.m.

As expected, the Iowa Caucus, the first nominating contest of the 2012 election season, proved to shake things up inside the GOP race.

2009

Same-Sex Unions in 2009
Oct. 29, 2009, 4:30 p.m.

2008

Precious Moments
April 9, 2008, 9:57 p.m.

Precious Moments
Feb. 21, 2008, 9 p.m.