It's All Politics, Dec. 1, 2011 In the race to the White House, the game among GOP candidates is still Suddenly The Front Runner. As Herman Cain's spotlight fades, will Newt Gingrich escape his own past? Andrea Seabrook sums up the supercommittee's work as the word of the year: oops. And Barney Frank decides he's had enough.
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It's All Politics, Dec. 1, 2011

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It's All Politics, Dec. 1, 2011

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It's All Politics, Dec. 1, 2011

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Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., arrives at Newton City Hall in Newton, Mass., on Nov. 28 to he announce he will not seek reelection in 2012. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., arrives at Newton City Hall in Newton, Mass., on Nov. 28 to he announce he will not seek reelection in 2012.

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In the race to the White House, the game among GOP candidates is still Suddenly The Front Runner. As Herman Cain's spotlight fades, will Newt Gingrich escape his own past? Andrea Seabrook sums up the supercommittee's work as the word of the year: oops. And Barney Frank decides he's had enough.