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The GOP Also-Rans: Early Favorites, Long Shots And Anti-Romneys

It may be hard to remember, but more than a dozen high-profile Republicans seriously explored 2012 presidential bids or actively entered the race. With Mitt Romney now the presumptive nominee, here's a look at how the field got winnowed to the final three.
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With Santorum Gone, What Next?

Attention now turns to the expected general election race between Mitt Romney and President Obama. There's talk that the contest could come down to just four states: Colorado, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia.
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Project Veritas Attempts To Expose Voter Fraud In D.C.

Activist James O'Keefe has targeted the D.C. with his ongoing attempt to expose voter fraud; he tried to vote as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder during last week's primaries.

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D.C. Youth Org. Gets New Board Member With Ties To Embattled Political Donor

A newly-appointed board member of the Children & Youth Investment Trust has ties to Jeffrey Thompson, one of D.C.'s most prolific political donors who is under federal investigation related to campaign contributions.

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Campaign Season Revives Buffett Rule Debate

The general election campaign between President Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney is heating up. In Florida Tuesday, Obama highlighted what Democrats consider a major vulnerability for Romney — the relatively low taxes he's paid on a multimillion dollar income.
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Would The Buffett Rule Help The U.S. Economy?

Some economists are skeptical that a new minimum tax on people with incomes over $1 million will do much to bring down the deficit or boost the economy. But others say the economy could actually benefit from the proposed rule.
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With Santorum Out, What's Next For The GOP Race?

Now that Rick Santorum has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, it appears Mitt Romney will be the nominee. Does Santorum figure into Romney's calculation of a running mate?
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Santorum Ends Campaign But 'Isn't Done Fighting'

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign Tuesday. It had lasted longer than anyone expected, but Santorum was well behind front-runner Mitt Romney in the race for delegates.

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