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Race, Age Divided Votes In FloridaPresident Barack Obama drew heavy support from black, Hispanic and younger voters in Florida's close presidential contest, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney led among both white and older voters, according to results of exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks.
Happy Now For Tea Party Help, GOP Faces Challenges The Republican Party that's showing its face to America this week is a restless institution that relies heavily on the uncompromising passions of tea partyers, anti-immigration activists and social conservatives. It's a potent but unruly coalition that supplies vital energy today but poses serious challenges for the future.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Bill That Would Allow In-State Tuitition For Illegal Immigrants DiesA bill that would have let certain illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition at Florida colleges and universities is dead in the Republican-controlled Legislature.