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Romney's Olympic Legacy: Savior Or Self-Promoter?

Mitt Romney and his supporters often cite his role in the organization of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City as a solid credential for the Oval Office. Romney was brought in as CEO in 1999 after a bribery scandal left the organizing committee struggling for credibility. But now, there are competing accounts of Romney's Olympic role — and motivation.
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Judge Denies Four GOP Candidates For Virginia's Primary Ballot

A federal judge has denied four GOP candidates--Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Jon Huntsman--to get on Virginia's Republican presidential primary ballot.
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A GOP 'Station Of The Cross,' Bob Jones Is Not On Romney's Itinerary

Candidates like Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole and Pat Buchanan spoke at Bob Jones University. But it wasn't a natural fit for Mitt Romney, whose Mormon faith has been described by the school as a "cult."
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Week In Politics: GOP Primaries

Melissa Block 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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Obama Seeks To Streamline The Federal Government

President Obama seeks the power to merge government agencies. He's asking Congress to allow him to reorganize the government.
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Romney Tries To Bridge S.C. GOP's Ideological Schism

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has campaigned over the past several days in South Carolina, reaching out to different varieties of Republican voters. The Greenville area has a deep evangelical tradition in the state party and is now home to several big manufacturing facilities.
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Car Title Lender To Repay Thousands To Virginia Customers

A well-known car title lender will refund nearly $600,000 to over 800 customers in the Commonwealth.
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Gingrich Asks SuperPAC To Correct Or Pull 'King Of Bain' Romney Movie, Ads

Barely a day has gone by without Newt Gingrich complaining about the inaccuracy of ads run against him by a superPAC supporting Mitt Romney. Now that an anti-Mitt Romney film bought by a pro-Gingrich superPAC has been criticized for inaccuracies, Gingrich asked that they be fixed or taken down entirely.
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John Edwards Has Life-Threatening Condition, Doctor Says

A cardiologist's letters helped convince a North Carolina judge to delay Edwards' trial on alleged misuse of campaign funds. It's now set to start in late March.

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