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Shannon McCaffrey

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Gingrich donor is casino mogul, Israeli hardliner

He's an ardent supporter of Israel and a megabillionaire casino mogul whose empire is under federal investigation. And he's the self-proclaimed "richest Jew in the world."

Romney says he may release tax returns in April

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Mitt Romney's four remaining challengers are keeping the spotlight on the Republican front-runner's wealth and business dealings by pressing him to release his income tax returns. Romney says he might make them public in April. By then, he hopes to have the presidential nomination

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Cain suspends campaign, shifting GOP race

A defiant Herman Cain suspended his faltering bid for the Republican presidential nomination Saturday amid a drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations against him, throwing his staunchly conservative supporters up for grabs with just one month to go before the lead-off caucuses in Iowa.

Gambling gets a look in conservative Georgia

Strong support around Georgia in favor of Sunday alcohol sales is energizing some advocates who say the political climate in the state could finally be ripe to expand gambling interests as governments search for fresh revenue sources.

Record turnout? Obama wins state, GOP race tight

ATLANTA - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's message of change resonated with voters in Georgia, where he rode a wave of support from blacks and young people to a dominating win over rival Hillary Rodham Clinton in Tuesday's primary.

Police in suburban Atlanta charge boys, ages 8 and 9, with rape, kidnap of 11-year-old girl

ACWORTH - Three boys, ages 8 and 9, were being held Monday in a detention center on charges of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl near a suburban apartment complex, officials said.