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Gingrich Camp: More Talk Than Action?

Former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign has suffered a setback on this Christmas weekend. Gingrich failed to get enough signatures to be on the ballot in Virginia, calling into question his organizational ability to sustain a long campaign.
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A Report Card For The Tea Party

Congress watcher Norman Ornstein, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, gives the Tea Party a report card for the year. Ornstein talks with host Audie Cornish about GOP dynamics in the House and Senate and how relationships are beginning to fray.
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Ousted By Tea Party, Rep. Inglis Looks Back

Republican Representative Bob Inglis was one of only a few Republicans in the House of Representatives who lost their seats to Tea Party challengers in 2010. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz spoke with Inglis, a longtime conservative, just over a year ago before he left Congress. He checks back in with Inglis to find out what he has been up to since he left politics.
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Medic Stays With Occupy DC On Christmas

With the holidays here, many of the volunteer medics that have been serving the Occupy DC protestors won't be making their normal rounds, but one lady is sticking around.
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Occupy DC Protesters Continue Through Holidays

Many Occupy DC protestors have headed home for the holidays, but a good number still remain.
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Gingrich And Perry Fail To Qualify For Virginia Primary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Gov. Rick Perry have failed to gather the 10,000 signatures required to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary.
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As Caucus Nears, Iowa's Relevance Again Questioned

An Atlantic article by a University of Iowa professor makes the state out to be less Field of Dreams and more Deliverance meets Children of the Corn. Stephen Bloom raises hard facts about how Iowa doesn't accurately represent America, but for many Iowans, the piece felt personal.

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