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GOP Candidates Take Shots At Cain's Economic Plan

Former pizza chain executive Herman Cain, who's risen to second place in several polls, was the new target for attacks from his Republican rivals at Tuesday night's presidential debate in Hanover, N.H. With his 9-9-9 economic plan, Cain plans to scrap the tax code and replace it with a 9 percent income tax, sales tax and corporate tax.
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Coming To The Table: Why The Candidates Are Easier To Take Sitting Down

Unlike the previous half-dozen debates, this one took place around a table. And by sitting everyone down, the sponsors managed to elevate the discussion.
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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Face Off At Dartmouth

Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Mara Liasson about Tuesday night's GOP presidential debate on the campus of Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
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Will N.H. Debate Help Perry Polish Tarnished Star?

The Republican presidential candidates will get together in Hanover, N.H., for a debate to focus on the economy Tuesday night. The Republican field appears to be set now that Sarah Palin and Chris Christie both decided not to run. The old front runner, Mitt Romney, is the new front runner. And Rick Perry, who came into the race at the top of the polls, has lost about half of his support.
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Values Voters Call The Tune For GOP Campaign

There's new controversy for Rick Perry this weekend, after supporter and evangelical leader Robert Jeffress called Mormonism a cult while speaking with reporters at the Values Voter Summit. Host Audie Cornish talks with NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson about the latest 2012 presidential campaign news.
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Ron Paul Wins Straw Poll At Values Voter Summit

The Texas congressman took 37 percent of the vote of social conservatives, easily beating front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. Businessman Herman Cain came in second in the test vote for the Republican nomination.

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