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David Frum Asks, 'When Did The GOP Lose Touch?'

Republican David Frum, a former speechwriter for George W. Bush, is seriously upset with the state of his party. He's written an article in the current New York magazine, titled "When Did the GOP Lose Touch with Reality?"
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Asking For Quiet: How To Defuse Thanksgiving Spats

Thanksgiving offers a chance to connect with family and enjoy a relaxing meal. But that doesn't always happen — especially when political arguments break out. We asked our Facebook friends to share their stories, and the responses came rolling in. Then we got advice from a member of Congress.
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Huntsman Struggles For Traction In New Hampshire

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman has struggled to gain traction in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Huntsman, a former Obama administration ambassador to China, has has staked his whole campaign on New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary. But even in that moderate state, Huntsman's candidacy does not seem to be catching fire.
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Former Cricket Star Finds Fans In Pakistani Politics

Imran Khan, who led Pakistan to its only World Cup Championship in 1992, aspires to be the country's prime minister. He's been in politics for years with limited success, but is now drawing big crowds.
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Gray: Federal Cuts Would Be Felt Deeply In D.C.

Automatic spending cuts will hit District residents harder than almost anywhere else in the country, according to District mayor Vincent Gray.

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Romney To Iowans: 'The Country Counts On You'

On Wednesday, Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa for the fifth time this year, raising his flag a bit higher in the state that begins the presidential nominating process with its caucuses on Jan. 3. He also defended a controversial campaign ad running in another early-voting state, New Hampshire.
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Could Gingrich Immigration Stance Be Shrewd Move?

The presidential candidate is getting lots of attention for his remarks about immigration in the latest GOP debate. But his statements are actually in line with the positions of Republicans from years past — Ronald Reagan included — and may help attract Latino votes.

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