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Romney Says He's Taxed At 15 Percent Rate

His confirmation that he pays at a much lower rate than many much less well-off Americans, is likely to reignite a debate over whether the wealthy should be asked to pay a greater share of federal taxes.
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5 Takeaways From The GOP's South Carolina Debate

While his rivals scored points against Mitt Romney, none seemed to do anything to upend his candidacy. So the former Massachusetts governor still seemed to have a good shot at winning South Carolina, a state which has voted for every nominee since 1980.
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Is Obama Really The 'Food Stamp President'? Fact-checking The S.C. Debate

Newt Gingrich criticized Obama for the growth in food stamps, calling him "the best food stamp president in American history." He later said that "more people have been put on food stamps by Barack Obama than any president in American history." We check it out.
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Cuccinelli Urges Rejection Of Perry's Bid For Virginia Ballot

Virginia's attorney general is urging a federal judge to reject Texas Gov. Rick Perry's appeal to get on the state's primary ballot.

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The Huntsman Saga: Another Media Favorite Takes The Fall

The former Utah governor had a bankable blend of looks, charm, money, conservative karma and international street cred. Best of all, perhaps, was his ability to sit down with a big-time journalist and talk a good game.
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South Carolina's Tea Party Mulls GOP Candidates

Much has been made of how conservative Christian voters have struggled to select one Republican presidential candidate. The same can be said about the Tea Party which has largely been critical of front-runner Mitt Romney.
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GOP Keeps Health Care Overhaul Law In Its Sights

Several steps in the 2010 health care overhaul law have been implement. But what impact will the presidential election and the Supreme Court have on it?
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GOP Rivals Ratchet Up Intensity In S.C. Debate

Under heavy pressure from his rivals, front-runner Mitt Romney defended his record as a venture capitalist. He also insisted he bears no responsibility for attack ads aired by his allies, and grudgingly said he might release his income tax returns this spring.
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'Food Stamp President': Race Code, Or Just Politics?

All of the Republican presidential hopefuls take on President Obama in their stump speeches, attacking his health care plan, his jobs record and more. But the shorthand former House Speaker Newt Gingrich uses, calling the nation's first black president the "food stamp president," triggers questions about race.

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