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Retired GOP Voters In Ariz. Unmoved By Mesa Debate

Members of the Saddlebrooke Republican Club outside Tucson gathered at NPR's request to watch the candidates, as they did for an earlier debate. Half the group had already voted by mail for next week's GOP primary, and they're split on who's the best candidate. But they all said they'll back whomever the party nominates.

Santorum Takes His Lumps At GOP Debate

The four remaining rivals for the GOP presidential nomination debated in Mesa, Ariz., Wednesday night, ahead of next week's primary. It was the first debate in which Rick Santorum was featured as the main threat to former front-runner Mitt Romney. Rep. Ron Paul kept up his own line of fire against Santorum.

How Mitt Romney's Firm Tried — And Failed — To Build A Paper Empire

It starts with an ordinary legal pad made by a company that's been around for more than a century. This is the first of two stories we're doing today on Bain Capital, the private equity firm Romney helped found.

Oil Prices Historically Important In Elections

Audie Cornish speaks with Jim Tankersley, Economics Correspondent for the National Journal, about how oil prices have affected the outcomes of elections in the past.

Arizona Debate A Key Platform Before Primaries

The four remaining Republican candidates debate Wednesday night in Mesa, Ariz. Host Audie Cornish talks with Ted Robbins, who is in Arizona in advance of the state's Republican primary next Tuesday.