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Texas GOP Senate Runoff Gives Tea Party An Opportunity To Flex Its Muscles

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Romney Might Like The View From Peoria

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Opposing Candidates Favor Similar Economic Solution: Worker Retraining

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Mitt Romney, accompanied by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. (third from right), campaigns Wednesday at a U.S.-Cuba Democracy Political Action Committee event at Miami-Dade College in Miami. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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