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Palin Says She Won't Run For President

Melissa Block talks with NPR's Don Gonyea about Sarah Palin's announcement that she won't run for president.
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Sarah Palin Says She Will Not Run For President In 2012 Election

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin will not be adding her name to the pool of candidates running for president in 2012. In a statement provided to the Mark Levin radio show, Palin said, "I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for president of the United States."
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A Look At The Timing Of The Iowa Caucus

Guy Raz speaks with Des Moines Register reporter Kathie Obradovich about the Iowa political calendar. They discuss the Iowa caucus timing, the popularity of the candidates there and the importance of Iowa in this election.
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Perry Campaign Raises $17 Million

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign announced that it has raised more than $17 million in the first seven weeks of his presidential candidacy. Guy Raz and Melissa Block have more.
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Rubio's Veep Prospects Could Be Fueling Boycott Of GOP Debate

After a dispute between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Univision, the senator's friends called for a boycott of the network's January presidential debate. Five candidates have so far agreed.
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In Texas, Perry Has Little Say In 'Ultimate Justice'

As the longest-serving governor of Texas, Rick Perry has overseen the application of the death penalty more than any other U.S. governor — 236 times, and counting. But Perry actually has little to do with the mechanics of capital punishment in his state. And, some criminal justice reformers say, he's anything but a hang-'em-high governor.

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