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    Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.

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    On the third and last day of arguments, several Supreme Court justices seemed receptive to the idea that portions of Obama's health care law can survive even if the the centerpiece is declared unconstitutional.

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    The heart of the Obama administration's health care overhaul hanging in the balance, the Supreme Court is turning to whether the rest of the law can survive if the crucial individual insurance requirement is struck down.

  • President Barack Obama

    More than 60 of Obama's biggest campaign donors have visited the White House more than once for meetings with top advisers, holiday parties or state dinners, a review by The Associated Press has found.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum holds up an Etch-A-Sketch as he speaks to supporters at a 'Rally for Rick' in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

    Rick Santorum lashed out at journalists, saying his comment that Mitt Romney is the "worst Republican" to run against President Obama was taken out of context.

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    Another victory in hand, but still badly trailing rival Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum vowed to continue his campaign despite an increasingly steep climb to the nomination.

  • Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary Saturday, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in yet another conservative Southern state.

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    The Republican presidential race has got to end sometime, whether it’s April or August.  Here are five ways it could be settled.

  • Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    Rick Santorum is looking to Louisiana for a much-needed rebound as Republican voters go to the polls Saturday in the state's GOP primary.

  • Rick Santorum

    Rick Santorum says he'll support the eventual GOP nominee, if it isn't him, despite what he insists are similarities between Mitt Romney and President Obama that make them indistinguishable on some issues.

  • Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney

    Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been campaigning in Louisiana the hardest as they try to keep their campaigns afloat after Mitt Romney's victory in Illinois.

  • Environmental voters

    Adding to GOP criticism from the right, President Obama is taking it from the other side, too. Environmentalists complain his policies are not green enough.

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    This time, it was a senior aide to Romney who put his foot in his mouth -- with a comment that some said suggested the candidate could reset his positions, just like an Etch A Sketch game.

  • Jeb Bush endorses Mitt Romney

    Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney won critical establishment support from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he looks to unite the GOP behind his candidacy.

  • Syrians demonstrate against the government after Friday prayers in Hama on July 29, 2011

    If the U.S. and other nations took military action in Syria it would be "a seismic event" that would be "the greatest blow to Iran in 25 years," Sen. John McCain told CNBC Wednesday.

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    The Republican presidential candidates are running low on campaign cash as expensive primaries in states like Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania loom, leaving them increasingly reliant on  “super PACs,” The New York Times reportsThe New York Times reports.

  • Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney battle for Illinois

    There will be no knockout punch, but an increasingly confident Mitt Romney expects to tighten his grasp on the Republican presidential nomination with the Illinois primary.

  • People wait to hear the results of Super Tuesday as they attend the Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum primary night party at the Steubenville High School Gymnasium on March 6, 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio.

    Mitt Romney may lead in delegates and Rick Santorum might have momentum, but neither is having an easy time exciting even his own voters.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama raised $45 million February for his campaign, collecting nearly twice as much as his monthly average at the end of 2011.

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    Republicans are preparing for the possibility that their presidential nomination could be decided at their national convention rather than on the campaign trail, a prospect that would upend one of the rituals of modern politics, the New York Times reports.