Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (left), Indiana Gov.-Elect Mike Pence (center) and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, participate in a panel discussion during the 2012 RGA Annual Conference on Thursday in Las Vegas. Ronda Churchill/AP hide caption

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GOP Governors Say Party Lost On Strategy, Not Issues
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Fault Lines Form In GOP After Romney Comments
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GOP Governors Assess Future Of Republican Party
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Airlines Work To Get Planes Back In Place
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Airline Industry Still Feeling The Effects Of Sandy
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Sandy Shuts Down Nine Airports Along East Coast
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American Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport this month. Reports indicate that American Airlines has canceled somewhere between 2 and 5 percent of flights in recent days, reportedly blaming a surge in pilot sick days and maintenance write-ups by pilots. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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American Airlines Fliers Fed Up As Labor Clash Rages
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American Airlines Warns It's Eliminating Jobs
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Smoke Cleared, Texas Gun Owners Remain Wary
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Volunteers check in a voter in Palo Pinto, Texas, in November 2008. The state is using a list from the Social Security Administration to purge dead voters from its election rolls. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Texans Bereaved Over 'Dead' Voter Purge
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Abortion-rights opponents outside a Planned Parenthood of North Texas event in Fort Worth in February. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Texas can defund Planned Parenthood clinics because the organization provides abortions. David Kent/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Court Paves Way For Texas Planned Parenthood Cuts
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Dallas Turns To Aerial Spraying To Control West Nile
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When The Ship Comes In To Brownsville, Rip It Up
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Pedestrians stand along the River Walk in San Antonio, Texas, in May. The state has gotten a reprieve from more than a year of drought. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Rain Over Texas Quenches Dry Lone Star State
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Will American emerge from bankruptcy as a stand-alone airline, or will it merge with US Airways? An American spokesman says it's considering all options. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In Bankruptcy, American Airlines Looks At All Options
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