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Analysis: Romney Stronger Than Ever In GOP Race

With eight weeks left before Republicans start voting for a presidential nominee, things could hardly be going better for Mitt Romney.

11/10/2011

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Bachmann To Outline Thoughts On Economy In Iowa

Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is telling college students in politically important Iowa that all Americans should pay taxes since they all benefit from services such as roads and bridges, national defense and the courts.

11/03/2011

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Perry Sidesteps Questions About Obama’s Birthplace

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday declined to say whether he believes President Barack Obama was born in the United States.

10/26/2011

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Perry Wants Flat Tax With Some Popular Deductions

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is rolling out an economic plan that includes a flat tax proposal, private retirement accounts for Social Security and a lower corporate tax rate.

10/25/2011

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Despite Losing Staff, Bachmann Campaigns Hard In Iowa

Despite reports some top aides have left her campaign, Rep. Michele Bachmann hit Iowa hard Saturday, hosting a town hall meeting and taking part in a candidate forum.

10/22/2011

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Poll: Public Unsettled On Obama Challenger

Americans have yet to find a Republican they’d clearly prefer over President Barack Obama, although half say the president does not deserve re-election.

10/20/2011

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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.

10/19/2011

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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.

10/19/2011

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Campaign Report: Bachman Low On Funds

Rep. Michele Bachmann reported Friday that she raised $3.9 million in the last three months and that she has $1.3 million in the bank.

10/15/2011

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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.

10/15/2011

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Pawlenty Wants SC Presidential Primary Fee Refund

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has some buyer’s remorse after paying a $25,000 fee to compete in South Carolina’s first-in-the-South presidential primary.

10/14/2011

Republicans

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.

10/14/2011

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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.

10/12/2011

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Bachmann Questions Perry On Spending

Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is questioning Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s record on spending. She asks Perry “how can we trust you to not go down the Obama way?”

10/11/2011

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Republicans Pile On Romney, Looking To Block Him

With eyes on Mitt Romney, his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination prepared for what could be one of their last chances to level a devastating blow to the former Massachusetts governor on his home turf.

10/11/2011

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