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  • Ron Paul, the congressman from Texas and a favorite of tea partyers, effectively ended his presidential campaign Monday but urged his fervent supporters to continue working at the state party level to cause havoc for presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
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  • With Mitt Romney's nomination all but decided, Ron Paul supporters wrested control of the Maine Republican Convention and elected a majority slate supporting the Texas congressman to the GOP national convention, party officials said as the two-day convention neared its end Sunday. The results gave the Texas congressman a late state victory.
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  • A political novice no more, Kathleen Kane won her party's nomination that could make her the first Democrat and the first woman to be elected as Pennsylvania's attorney general.
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  • Mitt Romney has completed a five-state sweep of Republican presidential primaries.
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  • Newt Gingrich
  • Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich once led his rivals for the nomination in polls.
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  • Mitt Romney
  • Mitt Romney is starting to hone his appeal to women voters, acutely aware as he turns to the general election.
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  • Mitt Romney
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  • Mitt Romney
  • Mitt Romney bid for confirming victories in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia over a fading Rick Santorum.
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  • Mitt Romney's rivals are split on whether they would ever embrace the GOP presidential front-runner if he were the party's nominee.
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  • Rick Santorum said Sunday that his presidential campaign will continue even if he loses the Wisconsin primary Tuesday.
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  • President Barack Obama's administration launched a multi-pronged assault on Mitt Romney's values and foreign policy credentials Sunday.
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  • Republican presidential hopefuls are campaigning in Illinois and Louisiana, while Puerto Rico votes in it's Republican primary.
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  • Rick Santorum was mining suburban St. Louis for last minute support Saturday, as Missouri Republicans began gathering in local caucuses.
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  • Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout on Saturday and Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney countered in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern primary showdowns in the week ahead.
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  • Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in pivotal Ohio, captured four other states with ease and padded his delegate lead in the race.
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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann wave to supporters at his Super Tuesday campaign rally in Boston, Tuesday night, March 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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  • Mitt Romney campaigning in Ohio
  • The marathon race at a crossroads, Mitt Romney and his Republican rivals battled coast-to-coast in a Super Tuesday showdown across 10 states.
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  • After falling short of an upset, rival Rick Santorum faces stiffer competition for conservative votes.
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  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves to supporters at a caucus, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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  • On the political periphery, Newt Gingrich is pinning his fleeting Republican presidential hopes on Georgia.
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  • Primed for a fight, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded fiery accusations about health care, spending earmarks and federal bailouts Wednesday night.
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  • After a brief lull, Rebuplicans face a series of nine primaries and four caucuses between Feb. 28 and Super Tuesday on March 6.
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  • Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul says the U.S. is "slipping into a fascist system" dominated by big government and big businesses.
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  • Rick Santorum has lost four straight contests.
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  • With back-to-back victories for Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney now it's on to Colorado, Minnesota and Maine.
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  • Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night.
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  • Rick Santorum said Saturday he wants to "endanger" rival Newt Gingrich while presidential rival Ron Paul claimed to have "reason to be optimistic" heading into Tuesday's contests as both Republican hopefuls peered ahead past the Nevada caucuses that handed both defeat.
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  • Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding from the previous week's defeat.
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  • Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary taking a major step toward the GOP presidential nomination.
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  • Ron Paul, Rick Santorum
  • Shrugging off expected losses in Florida's primary, Rick Santorum cast the fight for the Republican presidential nomination as a long slog and said Tuesday's results from the largest contest to date were unlikely to force him or Ron Paul from the race.
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  • The composer of the "Rocky III" anthem "Eye of the Tiger" is suing Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich to stop him from using the song at campaign events.
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  • Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denounced the "gutter politics" of his opponents Monday as he turned his campaign away from a potentially futile effort in Florida in hopes of regaining momentum in the Midwest.
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  • Romney, Gingrich focus on Hispanic voters in Fla.
  • Looking for a convincing win, a confident Mitt Romney said Monday the Florida primary is breaking his way.
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  • Newt Gingrich slammed GOP presidential rival Mitt Romney for "carpet-bombing" his record ahead of Tuesday's presidential primary in Florida.
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  • The pitch from the Republican presidential contenders to voters sounds a lot like the children's game of follow the leader.
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  • The Republican presidential candidates vied for Hispanic votes Friday, a day marked by heightened tensions the weekend before Florida's primary.
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  • An aggressive Mitt Romney repeatedly challenged Republican presidential rival Newt Gingrich in a fast-paced campaign debate Thursday night.
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  • Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich clashed repeatedly in heated, personal terms Monday night.
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  • Republican presidential candidates, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, take the stage before the start of the Republican presidential candidate debate at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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  • A suddenly scrambled Republican presidential contest shifts to Florida after Newt Gingrich clinched a convincing victory in South Carolina's primary.
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  • The race for the Republican presidential nomination took a turn toward the South Carolina surreal Thursday as Rick Perry dropped out, Newt Gingrich faced stunning allegations from an ex-wife and Mitt Romney struggled to maintain a shaky front-runner's standing.
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  • Some notable moments from the Republican presidential hopefuls' debate Monday in Myrtle Beach, S.C.:
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  • Jon Huntsman will withdraw Monday from the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
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  • Rick Santorum's quest to emerge as the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney received a boost Saturday from a group of evangelicals.
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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, celebrates his New Hampshire primary election win in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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  • Mitt Romney cruised to a solid victory in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night.
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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, campaigns in a gymnasium used as an overflow room at McKelvie Intermediate School in Bedford, N.H., Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.
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