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Week In Politics: GOP Primary Dates; Herman Cain; Chris Christie

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Fla. Moves Up Its Primary Date

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Then-Sen. Barack Obama drew enthusiastic crowds at a rally in Columbus, Ohio, just days before the 2008 election. Now, after a few rocky moments with the coalition that helped send him to the White House, and with a re-election battle looming, Obama is trying to re-energize his supporters. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Primary Calendar In Chaos

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Social Security has been compared to Ponzi schemes for decades, says Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels. In his new book, he lays out ideas for improving the system. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference this month in Orlando, Fla. The next day, he finished a disappointing second in the Florida GOP straw poll. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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