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In Iowa, Candidates Make Closing Arguments

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A young Mitt Romney supporter holds yard signs Thursday at a campaign event at J's Homestyle Cooking in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A volunteer arranges buttons before Mitt Romney speaks Wednesday in Clinton, Iowa. Chris Carlson/Associated Press hide caption

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A young supporter backs former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as he speaks on Wednesday at Homer's Deli and Bakery in Clinton, Iowa. Chris Carlson/Associated Press hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a campaign event at Clark Electric Co-op on Dec. 27 in Osceola, Iowa. Perry's stance on immigration has troubled some Iowa voters. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Iowa Voters, Immigration Is Decisive Issue

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Blagojevich Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison

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Sears Holding Corp., parent company to Sears and Kmart, is considering a move from its corporate headquarters after a tax incentive package failed to pass the state House of Representatives. More than 6,000 employees work at the Hoffman Estates, Ill., campus. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In and near its downtown, there are more boarded-up and empty storefronts and vacant lots in Granite City, Ill., than there are businesses. David Schaper /NPR hide caption

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