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Rick Santorum sets sights on Michigan contest with Mitt RomneyimagesCAVJBR1H

Rick Santorum has shrugged off Mitt Romney’s victories in the Maine caucuses and the straw poll of conservative activists that preceded it, describing the Republican nomination race’s frontrunner as “desperate.” Santorum said he could do “exceptionally well” in Michigan, where … Continue reading

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Rep. Ron Paul not conceding Maine voteimagesCAM3CQS3

Rep. Ron Paul is not conceding the GOP’s Maine caucuses, which state party officials and major networks called Saturday for rival Mitt Romney. With 84 percent of precincts reporting, Romney has 39 percent to Paul’s 36 percent, and Maine GOP … Continue reading

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Republican race reaches half-time – so what have we learned so far?imagesCAEYMXMS

After 19 debates, eight caucuses and primaries, and tens of millions of dollars in – mostly negative – advertising, it’s half-time in the Republican nomination battle. By this point, it was meant to be all over, with apparent frontrunner Mitt … Continue reading

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Iowa Caucuses Spur Party Building While Often Erring on Nomineeimages

Iowa (BEESIA) Republicans will get the first crack at selecting a presidential nominee tomorrow by casting votes in a caucus process that’s become best known for ending or fueling candidacies rather than predicting the nominee. Based on past patterns, a … Continue reading

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