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2 years 5 months ago

GOP rivals focus on flat taxes, smaller government

WASHINGTON (AP) - On jobs and taxes, the top Republican presidential candidates are locked in a fierce game of one-upmanship. They're trying to outdo each other in offering the boldest economic plan for the campaign to unseat President Barack Obama next November. Despite some notable differences, their blueprints all are...

2 years 6 months ago

How much are the candidates raising?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Campaign finance reports released today offer the first detailed look at the haves and the have-nots among the Republican presidential candidates. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has brought in more than $17 million and Mitt Romney, $14 million. But the reports show that Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman and...

2 years 9 months ago

9 GOP candidates on ballot for Iowa Straw Poll

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Nine Republican presidential candidates will appear on the ballot for the Iowa Straw Poll, a party fundraiser where thousands of GOP activists weigh in on the presidential field. It's considered an early indicator of support in the state with the nation's leadoff presidential caucuses....

2 years 9 months ago

Down to the wire, GOP hopefuls collect last bucks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidates are busy pitching themselves to donors ahead of a Thursday fundraising deadline. In person and through e-mails, the GOP field was looking to collect dollars that will be used to judge the campaigns' strengths or challenges. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney seemed the...

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