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Possible Republican candidates pitch ideas at Iowa forum

Possible Republican candidates pitch ideas at Iowa forum

DES MOINES, Iowa — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives.

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Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz asks potential supporters to text-message the word “constitution” to a number he provided.

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Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker promotes his state’s enactment of concealed-carry handgun and anti-abortion laws.

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Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum calls for lower taxes, less regulation and stronger family values.

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

A pedestrian is reflected on a bus stop featuring a picture of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, as he walks in central Athens, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Greece goes to the polls Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 with voters given a tough choice over how to handle the country’s staggering national debt…

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Radical-left party poised to win Greek election

Radical-left party poised to win Greek election

ATHENS, Greece — The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner.

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s Syriza opposition party, waves to a crowd after a speech in Athens on Thursday.

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Campaign contributions getting increasingly hard to track

Campaign contributions getting increasingly hard to track

Disclosure is backbone of accountability, but public isn't privy to many sources.

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Obama’s last years will be his most interesting

Obama’s last years will be his most interesting

Expect him to push policies that fit with his deepest convictions. 

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Carl Leubsdorf: 5 mini-battles in GOP presidential field

Carl Leubsdorf: 5 mini-battles in GOP presidential field

Seemingly insignificant events will influence these mini-battles now defining the GOP race.

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Back to square one for South Tucson recall effort

Back to square one for South Tucson recall effort

Petitions against Ildefonso Green invalidated. Organizer plans to try again.

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Oro Valley group acts to put club purchase on ballot

Oro Valley group acts to put club purchase on ballot

Group says it collected more than enough signatures for ballot issue.

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Tee'd Off group delivers petitions in Oro Valley

Tee'd Off group delivers petitions in Oro Valley

Shirl Lamonna talks about the Tee'd Off petition effort in Oro Valley

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Returning to familiar presidential candidates unacceptable

Returning to familiar presidential candidates unacceptable

In nation of more than 310 million souls, can't we do better.

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Jonah Goldberg: Nostalgia would only carry Romney so far

Jonah Goldberg: Nostalgia would only carry Romney so far

I'm sympathetic if Romney is just trying to prevent a Bush coronation. 

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Washington's psychological polarization provides unrealistic view

Washington's psychological polarization provides unrealistic view

Both parties could gain electoral advantages by realistically addressing their weaknesses.

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‘Selma’ is an unfair portrayal of LBJ

‘Selma’ is an unfair portrayal of LBJ

President did not stand in way of King’s efforts on voting rights.

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It's official: McSally wins

It's official: McSally wins

Final margin is 167 votes. She'll be sworn into Congress on Jan. 6.

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It's official: McSally wins

It's official: McSally wins

Republican Martha McSally has been declared the winner in Congressional Dist. 2.

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