Talking Points: Cruz, Trump Lead Crowded Republican FieldThe latest polls on the Republican side show that Senator Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are leading the rest of the crowded field. The Des Moines Register Bloomberg poll has Cruz 25 percent and Donald Trump with 22 percent.
Prior To Minnesota Visit, Cruz Clashes With Rubio At Final Republican DebateTed Cruz and Marco Rubio clashed sharply over national security and immigration in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, thrusting their evolving feud to the forefront of the GOP race. Front-runner Donald Trump stood firmly behind his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States, saying, "We are not talking about religion, we are talking about security."
Despite Carson's Lead In Iowa, Trump Said He's In It To WinResponding to Ben Carson's surge in <span style="color:red;">Iowa</span>, Donald Trump said Tuesday he'll stick with the presidential race, even if he loses the luxury of running from atop the polls.
Esme’s Blog: Obama, Romney And The EconomyNow that Mitt Romney has seized a decisive and what appears to be an insurmountable lead in the race to win the Republican nomination, new unemployment numbers are casting doubt as to the strength of the recovery.
Stillwater GOP Precinct To Test-Drive Photo ID Scanner Republicans who attend a party caucus gathering at one Stillwater precinct will get to try registering with a photo ID scanner.
Politico Reporter Analyzes South Carolina and Florida PrimariesPolitico national campaign reporter James Hohmann joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday.
Dave Lee's South Carolina Debate ReviewThere was a lively debate among Republican presidential candidates in South Carolina Monday night
Let Europe Solve Its Debt, GOP Candidates Say Republican presidential rivals agreed Wednesday night that Europe's countries should rise or fall on their own without any American bailout and warned that failing to cut budget deficits at home would doom the U.S. to the same sort of crisis that now plagues Greece and Italy.
Romney Using Wife's Story To Connect With VotersMitt Romney is not used to wearing an apron. But the Republican presidential candidate was not alone in cooking attire one recent morning as hundreds of potential supporters lined up for free pancakes.
2012 Republican Campaign Gets Not So PoliteIt was all going so pleasantly. A month ago, the Republicans who would be president gathered for a debate in New Hampshire and had nothing but nice things to say about one another.
Can Tim Pawlenty Become The Next President Of The United States?Can the Former Minnesota Governor make a run at the White House in 2012?
Republicans Cheer Home School Advocates In IowaThree potential Republican presidential candidates courted home-school advocates in Iowa on Wednesday, saying the government was a threat and may have "trampled" on the rights of parents to educate their children.

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