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A Moment From Jon Huntsman's Time On The Stump

All this week, All Things Considered is highlighting moments from each of the presidential candidates' stump speeches. Friday, Robert Siegel hears moments from Jon Huntsman's campaign.
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Johnson Discusses Seeking Libertarian Nomination

Robert Siegel speaks with Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico. He tells Robert why he decided to end his GOP presidential bid and instead seek the Libertarian nomination for president.
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Week In Politics: Iowa Caucuses; Year-End Overview

Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne, of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks, of the New York Times.
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In Iowa, Candidates Make Closing Arguments

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney looks like he's on top as the last weekend of the pre-campaign year finds Rep. Ron Paul and his troops having a day in the sun — and the rest of the GOP field in disarray.
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Confused About The Iowa Caucuses? Here's A Guide

On Jan. 3, all across Iowa, the campaigning ends and the voting begins. Thousands of Iowans will enter gyms, libraries and private homes to participate in a ritual of the American political system.
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Perry, Gingrich Ballot Battles Go To Court

A Northern Virginia attorney is stepping up to sue to put Newt Gingrich on Virginia's Republican primary ballot. Rick Perry, who's also suing over not qualifying for the ballot, got some bad news on his case in Virginia court yesterday.

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Iowa Evangelical Endorses The Political Underdog

As the Iowa caucuses rapidly approach, faith and family values play big roles in how local voters determine their support for candidates. Host Michel Martin talks with evangelical Bob Vander Plaats, who heads the Iowa-based conservative group, The Family Leader. He recently announced his personal endorsement for Rick Santorum.
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Politicians Who Made You Laugh Out Loud In 2011

Host Michel Martin continues her recap of this year's political highlights and flops with journalism professor Cynthia Tucker U.S. News and World Report columnist Mary Kate Cary. They look at some of the more comedic moments, including those from Jon Huntsman and Herman Cain.
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In 2011 Politics, 'Best New Artist' Is ...

Host Michel Martin looks at some of the year's top political moments with the 'Tell Me Awards.' Who are the winners and losers? Nominees range from Tim Geithner to the women who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment. Martin talks with journalism professor Cynthia Tucker and U.S. News and World Report columnist Mary Kate Cary.

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