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Don't Get Your Hopes Up Over This Political Coverage

Pundits, reporters and campaigns have put a lot of energy into setting expectations for the candidates' performances. But playing the expectations game doesn't always land you on top or, for that matter, anywhere at all.
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N.H. Voters Reveal Late Choices And Decry 'Angry Birds' Volatility Of Race

As they left polling places Tuesday afternoon, many voters revealed they'd made up their minds in the last days of the race.
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ACLU Sides With Perry, Gingrich On Va. Ballot Issue

The ACLU has filed a friend-of-the-court brief challenging the ballot requirements in Virginia that kept four major GOP candidates out of the running in thte commonwealth.

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NPR Correspondents Discuss N.H. Primary

Audie Cornish and Melissa Block talk to NPR correspondents covering the New Hampshire primary. NPR's Don Gonyea is covering the campaign of former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. NPR's Robert Smith is covering the campaign of Texas Rep. Ron Paul. NPR's Tovia Smith is covering the campaign of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman. And NPR's Andrea Seabrook is covering the campaign of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
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Five Ways Candidates Can Use Their Kids To Get Votes

The children of the Republican presidential candidates have been almost as present on the campaign trail as the candidates themselves. Sometimes they just serve as a backdrop on TV, other times as valuable surrogates.
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What Issues Are Important In The N.H. Primary?

After months of campaigning and millions of dollars in TV ads, the first presidential primary is Tuesday in New Hampshire. Audie Cornish talks with NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson about what to expect when the results roll in.
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How Important Is N.H. To Romney's Campaign?

Melissa Block talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro, who is covering the campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Romney is the frontrunner in polls leading up to Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.
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Mormon Missionaries Balance Politics, Proselytizing

Two Mormon missionaries in their 20s say they have to navigate proselytizing and politics as they go door to door in New Hampshire days before the primary. They are stumping for Jesus as part of their two-year mission for the Mormon Church, but they are sometimes pressed by voters to give opinions on the two Mormon candidates running for president: Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman. The experience has them reflecting on religion and politics.
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Elving Discusses N.H. Primary

Melissa Block talks with NPR senior Washington editor Ron Elving about Tuesday's first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary.
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Door To Door In N.H., Mormon Youth Get 1 Question: 'Huntsman Or Romney?'

Two Mormon missionaries in New Hampshire are often asked about their political loyalties while they proselytize. But the young men try to keep church separate from Granite State.

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