Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce, pictured here at Tea Party rally on Oct. 22, was instrumental in drafting the state's immigration law. He also sits on a American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) task force, a group that helped shape the law. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law

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A house under foreclosure that will soon be auctioned in Las Vegas. The Obama administration's foreclosure prevention efforts were blasted this week in a report from a federal auditor. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Foreclosure Prevention Efforts Criticized

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LaHood: Drivers Should Never Use Cell Phones

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For Many Ex-Offenders, Poverty Follows Prison

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Mississippi Sisters Convicted In $11 Robbery Want Vindication

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Civility War: Ex-Congressmen Ask Peers To Play Nice

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Obama Takes His Message To Young Black Voters

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Latino Voters Could Help Swing Mid-Term Elections

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Freedom Of Speech, Consumer Interests On High Court Agenda

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