Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem's old city on Sunday.
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July 30, 2012 The GOP presidential candidate talked about "culture" as being one reason Israel's economy is stronger than those in areas managed by the Palestinian Authority.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says covering the uninsured shouldn't be Republicans' top health priority.
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July 27, 2012 In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, Republicans are subtly turning the debate away from covering people who don't have health insurance toward the goal of reducing costs.
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July 7, 2012 Some of the heaviest advertisers are groups financed by anonymous donors. They're not organized as political committees, but as "social welfare" organizations. One of those groups, led by GOP strategist Karl Rove, is rivaling the campaigns themselves for ad money spent so far in the election.
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June 27, 2012 Due to big GOP gains in 2010 and likely turnover this fall, about half the nation's state legislators will have just two years' experience or less when they take their seats next January.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., delivers a speech during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in February in Washington.
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June 21, 2012 Sen. Marco Rubio talked to NPR's Robert Siegel about his evolution from liberal child to Tea Party darling. The senator viewed as a potential Republican vice presidential choice has just released a new memoir.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a pie shell with store owner Linda Hundt during a campaign stop Tuesday in DeWitt, Mich.
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June 19, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned Tuesday in his home state of Michigan, avoiding big cities and staying in places friendly to the GOP. Romney seemed to be using each stop on his five-day tour to hone his attacks and his humor.
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June 13, 2012 There were calls for civility last year after a gunman killed six and wounded 13 at an event hosted by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz. The election of her successor has commenters renewing that appeal.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in California last week.
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June 7, 2012 For the first time in this campaign, the GOP challenger has collected more than the incumbent. Romney and his party brought in more than $76 million. Obama and the Democrats raised about $60 million.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday in Las Vegas.
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May 30, 2012 With his win Tuesday in the Texas primary Mitt Romney has "clinched the Republican presidential nomination," according to The Associated Press.
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May 23, 2012 Insurgent candidates won contested congressional GOP primaries in two states Tuesday. In a Kentucky district, the favorite for the fall prevailed thanks to some assistance from a wealthy 21-year-old benefactor.
Back in 2006: Then-President George W. Bush and then-Gov. Mitt Romney
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May 16, 2012 As an elevator's doors closed, former President George W. Bush confirmed the obvious. But Romney's campaign doesn't see Bush playing an important role in the 2012 campaign.
President Obama meets with actor George Clooney, U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton N. Lyman, and human rights activist John Prendergast (far left) at the White House on March 15.
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May 10, 2012 On Thursday, some of Hollywood's top stars and deepest pockets will congregate at the Studio City, Calif., home of actor George Clooney to mingle with President Obama and raise money for his re-election campaign. At least one conservative group is deriding Obama as a "celebrity president."
Back in their sparring days: Rick Santorum (left) and Mitt Romney during a Feb. 22, 2012, Republican presidential debate in Arizona.
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May 8, 2012 They don't agree on everything, but they do agree that they want to defeat President Obama, Santorum says of his former rival for the Republican presidential nomination.
An image from the Republican National Committee's Facebook page advertises its new "Social Victory Center" app.
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May 3, 2012 So far this campaign, President Obama has spent six times as much on online ads as on TV. Republicans, meanwhile, have unveiled a key to their online strategy: a new Facebook app.
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May 2, 2012 The former House speaker exits the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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