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  1. Can Paul's straw poll streak be stopped?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Hill

    Rand Paul's likely White House foes are looking to end his Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll hot streak. The Kentucky senator is still the frontrunner to win the annual measure of grassroots support after claiming victory for the past two years.

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  2. Allen West shows a softer side at CPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    A mild-mannered Allen West mingled with conservative activists Friday, posing for pictures and flashing a smile that was in short supply during his two years in Congress. The Tea Party firebrand appeared as popular as ever as he walked the halls of the Conservative Political Action Conference, though there appeared something decidedly less incendiary about the politician who was once a fixture on cable television news.

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  3. Rick Santorum Calls For Ground Troops To Fight Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Switched

    Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. Speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee's convention in Maryland on Friday afternoon, Santorum accused President Barack Obama of failing to understand the gravity of the threat.

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  4. Florida Politicians on Standby Until Marco Rubio Makes Up his Mind for 2016Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    Jeb Bush might be getting the national headlines but Marco Rubio is holding the cards when it comes to Florida politics. Right now, quite a few Florida politicians are waiting on Rubio's decision for 2016 as they chart out their own political courses.

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  5. What Happened To The GOP's 2012 Black Outreach Website?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | NewsOne

    Even before Democrats won the presidential election nearly three years ago, the Republican Party conceded that it needed to be more inclusive of people of color-the voters who essentially delivered President Barack Obama to the White House . According to BuzzFeed , before the 2012 presidential election, GOPers spent $14,000 on a website that would highlight the achievements of Black people in the Republican Party.

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  6. Black and Conservative Derrick Wilburn taking his message to the insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Spokesperson for the Congress on Racial Equality Niger Innis, Representative Michele Bachmann, and Representative Allen West. Colorado is a battleground state and the GOP leadership matters. The gains made in 2014 were not necessarily a result of ...

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  7. Reporting: LondonJULIAN Assange at the Center of Another Diplomatic...Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    He could've picked Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to make an appeal to Hispanic voters and defuse the immigration issue. He could've picked New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte if he wanted to make a mavericky pick a la Sarah Palin.

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  8. Reagan Day event welcomes West as speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A "patriot who has served our country both in the military and in Congress," according to Zan Prince, Chairwoman of the Parker County Republican Party, is set to speak to conservatives this year's annual fundraising event. On March 21, at the Worthington in Fort Worth, Lt.

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  9. Florida Leaders Make Newsmax List of Most Influential African-American RepublicansRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    Topping the list is neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson who retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital and moved to South Florida. After taking aim at President Barack Obama's federal health-care law at the National Prayer Breakfast back in 2013, Carson has become a favorite of conservatives and is expected to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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  10. Brasch WordsSPEARING a Tax DeductionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- A few weeks ago, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives approved what Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman called "the most fraudulent budget in American history."

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  11. Florida Dem chair - disappointed' in Wasserman Schultz-Morgan feudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida Democratic Chairwoman Allison Tant says she's "disappointed" in the ongoing feud between Democratic National Committee Chairwoman and South Florida U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Orlando superlawyer and medical marijuana megadonor John Morgan . The Wasserman Schultz-Morgan feud started last year when Wasserman Schultz voiced concerns about the medical marijuana initiative pushed by Morgan, which ended up getting 58 percent of the vote in November but fell short of the 60 percent needed to become part of the state constitution.

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  12. NRCC Going After Gwen Graham and Patrick Murphy in FloridaRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    The National Republican Congressional Committee unveiled its top targets for 2016 on Wednesday with two members of the Florida delegation on the list. With 19 Democratic incumbents in their sights, the NRCC is taking aim at Democrats U.S. Reps.

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  13. GOP targets vulnerable Dems with 'Donkeys List'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Hill

    The National Republican Congressional Committee is targeting Democratic House members it believes are most vulnerable heading into 2016. The NRCC's "2016 Donkeys List" released on Wednesday is made up of blue state incumbents, Democratic rising stars, repeat top targets that manage to keep eking out victories, potential Senate candidates, and the current and former heads of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

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  14. Allen West to speak at Snohomish County GOP's Lincoln Day Dinner March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | My Edmonds

    T he Snohomish County Republican Party is hosting a Lincoln Day Dinner that features retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West as the keynote speaker. The dinner will be March 27 at the Xfinity Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

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  15. DCCC Tips Its Cards for Florida in 2016Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    In the early stages of the 2016 congressional races, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has laid out its initial plans in Florida. Based on early moves, the DCCC is looking to protect two of its House incumbents in Florida -- U.S. Reps.

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  16. Allen West: Obama, Hillary Clinton Helped Strengthen ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | News Max

    Blame President Barack Obama and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton for turning Libya into a "feeding ground" for the Islamic State , says former Rep. Allen West, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. "Let's understand who destabilized Libya.

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  17. Here Are All the Florida Congressional Reps Who Voted for the Keystone PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Broward-Palm Beach

    With little fanfare this week, the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress went ahead and passed legislation that would move ahead with the controversial Keystone Pipeline project. This tees up a showdown with President Obama , who's already said there's fat chance he'd sign.

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  18. Fear, Inc. 2.0Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Center for American Progress

    At its core, the United States is a nation built on a few fundamental values. The values of freedom of religion and basic civil liberties are enshrined in the Bill of Rights and have been upheld time and time again by the U.S. Congress and courts.

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  19. Report: Political Candidates Who Try To Scare Up Votes Through Islamophobia Usually LoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    During the 2010 midterm elections, Republican Tea Party gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino achieved moderate fame for being one of a several candidates to make Islamophobia a central component of his campaign - specifically, opposition to the construction of a "Park51" Islamic community center in the area surrounding the fallen World Trade Center in New York City. Among other things, Paladino promised in a campaign ad to "use the power of eminent domain to stop [the Park51 community center] and make the site a war memorial instead of a monument to those who attacked our country."

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  20. Allen West 2016: 8 Facts About Political Background of Potential GOP Presidential HopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | News Max

    Allen West does not garner the same name recognition as other GOP presidential hopefuls, but that has not been an obstacle to talk of an Allen West 2016 ticket surfacing among Republican voters. West, a former one-term congressman from Florida, does stand out as perhaps one of the more controversial candidates in the crowded GOP pool.

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