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Romney Visits Florida On First Day Of Early Voting

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Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, known as the "Ten Commandments Judge," makes an appearance at a Tea Party rally in Mobile. The Republican is running for chief justice again despite being removed from the office nearly 10 years ago for defying a federal court order to remove a massive Ten Commandments monument from the Alabama judicial building. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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The 'Ten Commandments Judge' Wants His Seat Back

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Fla. Slammed With Political Ads But Do Locals Listen?

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James Meredith at the University of Mississippi in 2006, as the school dedicated a bronze statue in his likeness on campus. Robert Jordan/AP hide caption

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James Meredith was the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi. The school had originally rejected his application, and a legal battle ensued. In 1962, segregationists protesting his admittance to Ole Miss led to bloody riots on campus. Bettmann/Corbis/AP hide caption

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Albert N. Gore Jr., a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaks at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., on Aug. 2. Gore is running against incumbent Republican Roger Wicker. He says there should have been younger people interested in taking on Wicker — "but they didn't want to fight." Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Bill Clinton Speech May Be Shot In The Arm For Dems

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CarolinaFest Greets DNC Delegates To Charlotte

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Franky Hatton and Cletis pose in front of the gravestones of Hatton's champion coon hounds at Coon Dog Cemetery near Cherokee, Ala. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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A Resting Place For Hunting Hounds In Alabama

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Hurricane Isaac Cleanup Begins In Mississippi

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Gulfport, Miss., Residents Wait Out Isaac At Home

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