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Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS Funding

Freshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.

03/02/2015

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Bachmann Blasts Clinton As GOP Summit Ends

She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP’s longstanding struggle with women voters.

03/08/2014

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Reality Check: Health Care & The Individual Mandate

Republicans are united against the individual mandate. They call it “socialism” and an unconstitutional “government takeover”. But the central pillar of President Obama’s health care law came from “America’s most-respected conservative thinkers.” It’s TRUE.

06/25/2012

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Opinion: Could A Foreign Country Buy A U.S. Election?

What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?

06/25/2012

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GOP Superdelegates: It’s Over, Romney Is Nominee

That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.

04/07/2012

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Gingrich Set To Make Stops In NE Wisconsin

Newt Gingrich is set to stop in northeastern Wisconsin as he tries to resuscitate his flagging presidential campaign ahead of the state’s primary next week.

03/30/2012

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Ron Paul To Campaign In Madison

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas plans to campaign in Madison next week.

03/23/2012

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Gingrich: WA Same-Sex Law Was Passed ‘The Right Way’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declined Friday to outright reject a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state, saying if it is approved by voters it will at least be enacted “the right way.”

02/24/2012

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Romney, Paul In 2-Man Race Saturday In Maine Vote

Mitt Romney hoped to reinvigorate his presidential prospects with a victory in Maine’s GOP caucuses Saturday while Ron Paul reached for his first triumph in what shaped up as a two-man race because neither Newt Gingrich nor Rick Santorum actively competed in the state .

02/11/2012

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Santorum: I Won And Raised About $250K Tuesday Night

Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney’s turf.

02/08/2012

Minnesota visit

Santorum Wins Minn. Republican Presidential Caucuses

A resurgent Rick Santorum won Republican presidential caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado on Tuesday night, a stunning sweep that raised fresh questions about front-runner Mitt Romney’s appeal among the ardent conservatives at the core of the party’s political base.

02/07/2012

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Ron Paul Glitterbombed, Gingrich Interrupted In MN

Members of the LGBT rights group the Glitterati have struck again.

02/07/2012

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GOP Hopefuls Make Their Final Stands In Minn.

Republican presidential hopefuls Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum made their final stands in Minnesota Monday — the eve of the state’s caucuses.

02/06/2012

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Gingrich At Minn. Rally: Nation Needs Stark Choice

Republican Newt Gingrich says he’s the candidate offering voters a stark fall choice against President Barack Obama.

02/06/2012

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3 Of 4 GOP Candidates In Minn. Today

The race for the Republican presidential nomination will really heat up in Minnesota Monday, as three of the four remaining candidates make a stop in the state.

02/06/2012

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GOP Ends NV Vote Count; Romney On Top With 50%

Nevada Republicans have finally finished counting the votes in their Saturday presidential caucuses.

02/06/2012

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Newt Gingrich To Hold Rally In Minnesota

Newt Gingrich is coming to Minnesota.

02/05/2012

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GOP Race Turns To Colorado, Minnesota

Now it’s on to Colorado, Minnesota and Maine.

02/05/2012

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Romney Rolls To Easy Win In Nevada GOP Caucuses

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.

02/04/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Nuclear Newt

The nickname for Newt Gingrich that has been buzzing on social media and the web may stick now that the New York Times is running a front page story with the headline, “No More Nice Guys: Fans Love ‘Nuclear Newt.'”

01/28/2012

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Poll: Gingrich Leading Among MN GOP Caucus Voters

A new poll suggests Newt Gingrich has an edge on Mitt Romney among Minnesota’s republican caucus voters.

01/25/2012

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Upended GOP Race Means Minnesota Matters

The new uncertainty in the Republican presidential race means Minnesota’s caucuses, which are Feb. 7, are suddenly a lot more important.

01/23/2012

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Talking Points: Minnesota Matters This Primary

Minnesota suddenly matters in the Republican Presidential race.

01/22/2012

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Esme’s Blog: That Open Marriage Question

After a fifth-place finish in New Hampshire, New Gingrich has resurrected his campaign in South Carolina with razor sharp attacks on Mitt Romney and the news media. He has successfully deflected the embarrassing claim by his second wife that he wanted an open marriage.

01/21/2012

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Notable Quotables From The Iowa Caucuses

Here are some of the more notable quotes from Tuesday night’s Republican caucuses in Iowa.

01/04/2012

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