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In Florida, Romney takes aim at resurgent Gingrich

In Florida, Romney takes aim at resurgent Gingrich | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Mitt Romney unleashed his harshest personal attack of the campaign on Newt Gingrich here Sunday, saying “it was proven that he was a failed leader” as the former governor pivoted sharply to regain his footing in the wake of...
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Newt Gingrich defies conventional wisdom about women voters

Newt Gingrich defies conventional wisdom about women voters | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich is a ladies’ man.
That is, he kicked butt, to use rival Rick Santorum’s phrase, among women voters in South Carolina’s Republican presidential primary.
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Lockouts, Once Rare, Put Workers on the Defensive

Lockouts, Once Rare, Put Workers on the Defensive | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Many Americans know about the highly publicized lockouts in professional sports. But they are increasingly imposed in less visible industries as well.
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Florida, Florida, Florida: A Sunshine state political primer

Florida, Florida, Florida: A Sunshine state political primer | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
For the next eight days, the state of Florida will be barraged with ads, direct mail, negative phone calls and all the media coverage a Sunshine State political junkie could ever want.
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The South Carolina Primary - Slide Show - NYTimes.com

Two candidates dropped out in South Carolina as the campaigns have gotten more aggressive in the Palmetto state.
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Romney attacks Gingrich on Freddie Mac work, ties rival to Florida housing slump

Romney attacks Gingrich on Freddie Mac work, ties rival to Florida housing slump | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
TAMPA — Mitt Romney will use the backdrop of Florida’s depressed housing market to launch a fresh offensive against rival Newt Gingrich here Monday, highlighting his consulting work for Freddie Mac and calling on him to publicly release his records...
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Paul Likes His Progress

Paul Likes His Progress | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Representative Ron Paul told supporters Saturday night that he would continue to wage his battle to shrink the size and scope of government.
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In Texas, Perry Still Holds the Reins

In Texas, Perry Still Holds the Reins | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mr. Perry’s national defeat is not likely to have any long-term negative effect on his ability to govern the state, according to several people from the Texas political world.
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Many Voters Moved to Gingrich With Days, or Moments, Left

Many Voters Moved to Gingrich With Days, or Moments, Left | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
On one day in South Carolina, enthusiasm for Newt Gingrich’s victory was apparent in individual voices heard across differing political regions in the state.
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Current Political Climate In the US

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I am putting together this link so individuals can look at the better stories of the Presidential race. By better I mean reputable and not the hot air of some of the pundits in this race. Read the...
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Obama to Push Activism in State of the Union Address

Obama to Push Activism in State of the Union Address | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
President Obama will use his election-year address to argue that it is the role of government to promote a prosperous and equitable society, setting a stark contrast between parties.
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Florida presents a different challenge for GOP presidential candidates

Florida presents a different challenge for GOP presidential candidates | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
As the Republican presidential nominating contest moves to Florida, it’s important to remember one simple fact: Florida is a very different political animal than the three states that have preceded it.
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G.O.P. Turns Its Focus to Florida

G.O.P. Turns Its Focus to Florida | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
A reshaped Republican presidential primary race began anew as the party’s establishment confronted the increasing possibility that Newt Gingrich could be its nominee.
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How Mitt Romney’s tax returns became a political boil that needed to be lanced

How Mitt Romney’s tax returns became a political boil that needed to be lanced | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
One week ago, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney was coasting toward a likely victory in South Carolina — a win that would have put him on a glide path to the Republican presidential nomination.
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Florida Republican Primary Poses New Challenges

Florida Republican Primary Poses New Challenges | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Florida more closely resembles the rest of the country in its diversity, its multiplicity of media markets and its voter base.
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Gingrich and Romney Trade Jabs as G.O.P. Race Rolls On

Gingrich and Romney Trade Jabs as G.O.P. Race Rolls On | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney, facing a restive Republican Party, on Monday warned of the prospect of an “October surprise” if Newt Gingrich emerged as the party’s presidential nominee.
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From abortion to war, a look at the positions of the Republican presidential candidates

From abortion to war, a look at the positions of the Republican presidential candidates | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Here's where the 2012 Republican presidential candidates stand on a selection of issues (From abortion to war, a look at the positions of the Republican presidential candidates: WASHINGTON - ...)...
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Santorum, in Third, Hails Romney's Struggle

Santorum, in Third, Hails Romney's Struggle | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Rick Santorum said he would start campaigning in Florida on Sunday but also begin traveling to Nevada, Colorado and other states that will be voting soon.
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The Texas Tribune: Ron Paul Is Popular, Smart and Texan, but He’s a Long Shot for the Republican Nomination

The Texas Tribune: Ron Paul Is Popular, Smart and Texan, but He’s a Long Shot for the Republican Nomination | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Representative Ron Paul has a devoted band of political supporters, but there are several reasons he probably won’t be the Republication presidential nominee.
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Gingrich Wins Broad Support in South Carolina

Gingrich Wins Broad Support in South Carolina | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich fared well among men and women, conservative Christians and Catholics and Tea Party supporters, an exit survey showed.
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Optimistic Santorum Plans State-by-State Campaign

Optimistic Santorum Plans State-by-State Campaign | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Despite Rick Santorum’s third-place showing in South Carolina, his aides said he was pressing on to Florida and pursuing a broad national campaign strategy.
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In National Polls, a Mixed View of Gingrich

In National Polls, a Mixed View of Gingrich | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Some of the latest polls show that Republican voters nationwide are deeply divided in their views of Newt Gingrich.
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News Analysis: South Carolina Raises New Doubts About Republican Contest

News Analysis: South Carolina Raises New Doubts About Republican Contest | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Republican voters, after delivering three different winners in the first three stops in the nominating contest, are in no rush to settle on their nominee.
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FiveThirtyEight: Did Gingrich’s Win Break the Paradigm?

FiveThirtyEight: Did Gingrich’s Win Break the Paradigm? | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Perhaps Mitt Romney’s defeat had less to do with the place and more to do with the timing.
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