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2 years 3 months ago

Presidential hopefuls using Colorado locals to campaign

DENVER (AP) - The presidential campaigns in Colorado are stepping up their efforts to repeat national talking points using in-state politicians. The Mitt Romney campaign planned an event Wednesday with prominent Colorado Republicans criticizing President Barack Obama's economic policies. Former congressman Bob Beauprez and former Sen. Hank Brown planned a...

2 years 7 months ago

EU says Congo election "not credible"

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - The European Union has concluded that the recent presidential election in Congo, which was marked by massive logistical problems, is not credible The observation mission said in its final report, which is being published nearly four months after the November vote, that they consider the results...

2 years 9 months ago

Jon Huntsman drops out of GOP race

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Republican Jon Huntsman has dropped out of the GOP presidential race and has endorsed Mitt Romney. Huntsman said the former Massachusetts governor gives the Republican Party its best shot at defeating President Barack Obama in the November general election. After staking his candidacy...

2 years 11 months ago

Cain says harassment claims have affected support

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain acknowledges slipping from the top tier of candidates while addressing accusations of sexual harassment and confusion about his policy stands. The Georgia businessman insists his campaign is sound and supporters remain onboard what he calls the "Cain train." Cain has denied the...

3 years 3 months ago

Pawlenty blasts Bachmann's "nonexistent' record

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a "nonexistent" record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress. Pawlenty, who's behind in the polls and lagging in fundraising, says that as a former Minnesota governor, he has executive experience and achieved results under...

3 years 5 months ago

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels out of 2012 race

WASHINGTON - (AP) Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said early Sunday that he won't run for president because of family concerns, a development that narrowed the Republican nomination field though made the wide-open race even more uncertain. "In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one,"...

3 years 7 months ago

Owners to discuss sale of NH 1st ballots hotel

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) - The owner of the New Hampshire hotel where the first-in-the-nation presidential primary ballots are cast is making an announcement about its pending sale. The 150-year-old-plus Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch was put up for sale in July. The Tillotson family has owned the northern...

4 years 1 month ago

Our next president? Senator eyes 2012 run

Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says he's looking at a possible run for president in 2012, but he's a long way from making a decision. Thune said during a weekly telephone news conference with reporters Wednesday that he's thought about running for president and has discussed...

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