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Gopher TE: Texas Explosion Happened 2 Miles From My Home

As many as 15 people are feared dead and more than 160 others hurt in a fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas.

04/18/2013

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Iowa: Romney, Santorum Seesawing In Narrow Vote

Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw battle for supremacy in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses late Tuesday night, a dramatic opening round for the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama.

01/03/2012

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Bachmann, Perry Plan To Head South After Iowa Vote

Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann plan to make their next — and possibly last — stands in South Carolina instead of chasing the rest of the GOP presidential pack to New Hampshire.

01/01/2012

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Bachmann Does Texas Two-Swipe Against Paul, Perry

Republican Michele Bachmann is doing a Texas two-swipe in her push to gain ground before next week’s presidential caucuses in Iowa.

12/28/2011

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In Pursuit, GOP Contenders Rumble Through Iowa

Three Republican presidential candidates, each claiming to be the truly conservative alternative to Mitt Romney, are launching bus tours Tuesday through this early nominating state.

12/27/2011

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Iowa Race Quieter Than In The Past

It’s been a different presidential race in Iowa this year — quieter. Campaign headquarters have hardly been buzzing with activity, unlike the around-the-clock nature of past contests. Candidates have barely visited the state, compared with years when most all but moved here.

12/25/2011

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Key Moments In The GOP Debate

Mitt Romney challenged Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s claims that the former Massachusetts governor backed a requirement that individuals purchase health care coverage.

12/10/2011

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Romney, Gingrich Proceed Carefully In GOP Showdown

The once-bursting 2012 Republican presidential field is narrowing to a two-man race, and GOP voters have one month before casting the first votes to winnow it to one. Barring a dramatic new turn, their chief options will be the steady but often bland demeanor of Mitt Romney and the idea-a-minute bombast of Newt Gingrich.

12/03/2011

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GOP Field Crowded, Likely To Remain So

They are barely blips in presidential polls and their campaign cash is scarce. Some are running on empty, fueled mainly by the exposure that comes with the blizzard of televised debates in this election cycle and interviews they eagerly grant to skeptical reporters.

11/25/2011

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Bachmann, Perry Clash Over Pakistan Aid

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are clashing over whether the United States should continue to provide more than $1 billion in aid to Pakistan.

11/22/2011

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Republicans Seek Iowa Social Conservatives’ Nod

Six Republican presidential candidates dove deep into how their religious faith influences their public life, during a free-flowing forum before a large, influential audience of social conservatives in early-voting Iowa on Saturday.

11/19/2011

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Reality Check: Rick Perry’s Debate Gaffe

Energy was the third department of the federal government Rick Perry could not remember during a CNBC debate Wednesday. But forget, for a moment, Rick Perry’s memory lapse. Can he even do that?

11/11/2011

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Perry Makes Critical Error In Presidential Debate

Wednesday night’s Republican debate included a moment that made a lot of people cringe. Texas Gov. Rick Perry blanked when he was talking about eliminating three government agencies.

11/10/2011

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GOP Candidates Debate On CBS This Saturday

CBS will present the Campaign 2012 season’s first network broadcast of a Republican Presidential Primary debate on Saturday, Nov. 12.

11/10/2011

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