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GOP Hopefuls Battle Ahead Of N.H. Primary

New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary is Tuesday. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has a commanding lead in polls, and Texas Rep. Ron Paul looks likely to finish second. But a tight race for third has developed among three of the remaining candidates — including former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.
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Why Santorum Is Slipping In N.H.

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum fell eight votes short of defeating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Iowa last week. But he is nowhere near matching Romney in New Hampshire. A look at why Santorum's surge seems to be skipping New Hampshire — and why it may come back in South Carolina.
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Celebrity Endorsements: What Happens When Reality TV And Politics Collide

With primary season fully underway, Republican presidential hopefuls are competing not only for voters but also high-profile endorsements. A parade of celebrity supporters has added some levity, and oddball moments, to the campaign trail.
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In New Hampshire, Serene Romney Rides Out Final Hours Before Primary

Despite the lukewarm way most Republicans respond to Mitt Romney in the Granite State, no one challenger has emerged to capitalize on the dissatisfaction.
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Romney Stumbles While Speaking In N.H.

New Hampshire voters will either catapult Mitt Romney securely onto the path to the Republican presidential nomination or undercut the air of inevitability surrounding his campaign. The former Massachusetts governor has been anticipating a catapult. But Monday, he stumbled.
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Op-Ed: For Candidates, Private-Public Line Blurry

Politicians often reveal personal stories on the campaign trail. But those revelations often draw criticism from opponents. New York Times columnist Ross Douthat says politicians can and should contest the critiques, but that many have lost the right to complain about them.

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