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All Against Cain: Upstart Targeted In GOP Debate

Republican presidential contenders attacked upstart Herman Cain’s economic plan as a tax increase waiting to happen Tuesday night, moving swiftly in a fiery campaign debate to blunt the former businessman’s unlikely rise in the race for the party’s nomination.


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FACT CHECK: Misfires On Taxes And More In Debate

Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan ignited plenty of sparks in the Republican presidential debate Tuesday night, as did testy exchanges between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. In those instances and more, the facts took a bit of a beating.


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At Debate, Focus Is On Fast-Rising Herman Cain

Herman Cain has risen fast. Now the question is: Will he fall?


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Cain Apologizes For Comments On Border Fence

GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain on Monday indicated his controversial proposal for building an electric fence along the Mexican border is still on the table.


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Talking Points: Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan

Herman Cain’s string of straw poll wins — including one in Minnesota two weeks ago — has more people examining his 9-9-9 overhaul of the tax code.


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Campaign Reports Show Disparity Among GOP

With just over a year left in the race for the White House, campaign finance reports released Saturday offered the first major picture into the haves and the have-nots among the Republican presidential candidates.



GOP Isn’t Sold On Romney, Seeking Other Options

If polls show one thing with certainty, it’s that Republicans aren’t sold on Mitt Romney and they’ve been looking for other presidential candidates.


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Romney On Middle Ground: I Can Work With Democrats

Presidential challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of failing to lead in a time of economic peril but sounded less conservative than his Republican rivals in their debate Tuesday night, defending the 2008-2009 Wall Street bailout and declaring he could work with “good” Democrats.


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Split In Cultural Conservatives Could Help Romney

They know they’re not crazy about Mitt Romney. But if the cultural conservatives gathered at a Values Voters Summit this weekend split among Rick Perry and other contenders they do like, it could wind up benefiting the front-running White House hopeful who troubles rather than excites them.


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Cain Wins Early Florida Test Vote

Herman Cain won an early test vote in Florida that lacked most of the leading candidates’ participation.


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Lesser-Known Candidates Working Hard In Iowa

While most of the attention heading into this weekend’s Iowa straw poll is on Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty, lesser-known Republican presidential candidates are working equally as hard to pull off a surprise.


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GOP Hopefuls Look To Debate For Last-Minute Boost

Seven Republican presidential contenders will try to use Thursday’s debate in the leadoff caucus state of Iowa to cast themselves as the strongest alternative to one rival: front-runner Mitt Romney.


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Herman Cain: Bachmann’s Migraines Are A Non-Issue

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain declined to raise questions about fellow contender Michele Bachmann’s health Thursday night, dismissing the Minnesota congresswoman’s migraine headaches as a “non-issue” in the GOP contest.


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Stewart Eviscerates Stewart

Jon Stewart has been in a battle with Fox News over his Herman Cain comments. He decided to give them a taste of all his impressions. Check out the segment here. Very funny.


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Herman Cain Reacts To Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart did an impression of Herman Cain. Some controversy has started up over the impression. Herman Cain talks to Juan Williams on FOX about it. Watch the video here.


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GOP’s Cain: ‘We Are Living A National Nightmare’

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says he understands the anxiety of Americans, telling a gathering of conservative bloggers that “we are living a national nightmare.”


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Paul Wins Straw Poll, Huntsman Ranks Second

Rep. Ron Paul of Texas has won the presidential straw poll at the Republican Leadership Conference.


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Republicans Assail Obama In Opening Big Debate

Republican White House hopefuls criticized President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy from the opening moments of their first major debate of the campaign season Monday night and pledged emphatically to repeal the administration’s year-old health care law.


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GOP Gets Back-To-Back Look At 2012 Hopefuls

With back-to-back events featuring multiple presidential hopefuls, it’s been something of an instant-replay kind of weekend for New Hampshire Republicans.


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Businessman: US Must Reform Entitlement Programs

Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain told hundreds of conservative activists that the nation won’t solve its financial woes until policymakers reform entitlement programs.