On the campaign trail, Rick Santorum portrays himself as a Washington outsider. But the former senator has made money from inside-the-Beltway pursuits. Jeff Kowalsky/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Casting Himself As Outsider, Santorum Benefited From D.C. 'Revolving Door'

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds up a poster of his father, George Romney, who was the former governor of Michigan, after it was given to him while greeting people at a campaign rally at Wofford College on January 18 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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From George Romney To Mitt, A Shrinking Tax Rate

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Casaundra Bronner, of Hazelwood, Mo., worked in marketing before being laid off in March 2010. She found a job again in March 2011 but is still uninsured and having trouble getting the health care she needs. Whitney Curtis for NPR hide caption

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Even When Employed, Health Care A Challenge

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Audio diaries, Jan. 6 and 7, 2011: "I'm going to sell, sell, sell myself…"

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Audio diary, Jan. 21, 2011: "I just got an e-mail back..."

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Audio diary, Jan. 10, 2011: "Today is our three-month anniversary…"

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Audio diary, Jan. 17, 2011: "Our family is definitely feeling the pinch…"

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Audio diary, Jan. 6, 2011: "…I better be making some bacon."

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Audio diary, Jan. 18, 2011: "I'll try and go into the library and do some research…"

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Payroll Tax Cut Brings Other Benefits

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A sign on a car window at a Feb. 2 rally for Ron Paul in Elko, Nev. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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What Would The GOP Candidates Do With The Federal Budget? A Look At Their Plans

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Copies of of President Obama's fiscal 2013 federal budget are readied for shipment Thursday at the Government Printing Office in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Obama's Budget Salvo Opens Next Political Fight

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Rep. Bachus Investigated For Insider Trading

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Insider Trading Bills Take Aim At Congress

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