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2 years 10 months ago

GOP hopeful Perry heads to Letterman

NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential contender Rick Perry will laugh about his debate performance with David Letterman. The Texas governor is scheduled to appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday to talk about his brain freeze a day earlier on stage with his GOP rivals. He...

2 years 10 months ago

Bachmann exaggerates directive in her criticism

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says the Obama administration is striking all references to Islam from Justice Department training manuals, an exaggeration of a directive from federal officials to evaluate procedures for religious and cultural sensitivity. The Minnesota congresswoman is equating the effort to removing suspicion...

2 years 10 months ago

Bachmann brushes off idea she's given up on NH

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is brushing off the idea that her campaign is all but giving up on winning the New Hampshire primary. The Associated Press reported last week that an exodus in New Hampshire cost Bachmann her staff in the first-in-the-nation primary state. The Minnesota...

2 years 11 months ago

Perry: Domestic energy production linked to jobs

0WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says his plan to expand domestic energy production could bring the United States more than a million new jobs. Perry, the Texas governor, released an energy proposal Friday that would open up federal lands, including Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,...

3 years 2 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...

4 years 6 months ago

Unruly passenger takes swing at Romney

A spokesman for Mitt Romney says the former Republican presidential candidate was threatened by an unruly airline passenger on a flight out of Vancouver. Spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom says Romney and his wife were on an Air Canada flight to Los Angeles on Monday when Romney asked the passenger sitting...

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