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  1. Contra Costa Times editorial: Federal gas tax increase needed for roads, bridges and highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The president was a conservative's conservative. He had campaigned on reducing taxes and made it his legacy.

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  2. Potential Republican presidential candidates compete for support in IowaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 jockeyed for support from conservatives in the early voting state of Iowa on Saturday, and some raised doubts about the prospects for party front runners Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush. Activists attending the Iowa Freedom Summit heard criticism of President Barack Obama and fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton, who traveled widely as Obama's first-term secretary of state and is likely to run.

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  3. Iowa Freedom Summit gathers Republicans before the 2016 caucusesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Businessman Donald Trump says he is seriously considering running for president. Trump is also saying who should not be in the running, including some well known republicans, during today's Freedom Summit in Des Moines.

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  4. Cassidy, Vitter: Keystone would aid La. refineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    Cassidy, Vitter: Keystone would aid La. refineries The pipeline would create more than 42,000 jobs, according to key lawmakers.

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  5. Cruz: Reignite 'the miracle of America'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Ted Cruz took a sunnier tone in Iowa on Saturday, teasing a potential campaign slogan as he called for "reigniting the miracle of America." Cruz, weaving in biblical rhetoric to a crowd of right-wing activists at the Iowa Freedom Summit, called for the GOP to nominate a conservative crusader who's walked the walk and not just talked the talk.

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  6. Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forumRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered t... Gone but not forgotten, here are some of the candidates who pledged to take on the political gridlock in Washington but came up a little short.

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  7. Ted Cruz To Potential 2016 Candidates: 'Don't Talk, Show Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Switched

    Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, speaks during the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. The talent show that is a presidential campaign began in earnest Saturday as more than 1,200 Republican activists, who probably will vote in Iowa's caucuses, packed into a historic Des Moines theater to see and hear from a parade of their party's prospective entries.

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  8. Santorum: GOP should become 'party of the worker'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum stressed the importance of appealing to working class voters in a speech before the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday. Santorum, a one-time presidential candidate who is reportedly mulling another bid in 2016, said the GOP message often fails to resonate with American workers.

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  9. Betty Patterson: State tries to wrest control of schools from local boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Perhaps no question left open by the November 2014 elections has more potential impact on the future of New Mexico. The voters of New Mexico decided to place Republicans in charge of the governor's office and, for the first time in 60 years, the House of Representatives of the state Legislature.

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  10. GOP 2016 Contenders Vie for Conservative SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KCEN

    At least nine potential Republican presidential contenders gathered Saturday at a conservative summit billed as the first cattle call of 2016 in the early state of Iowa. With no clear frontrunner for the GOP nomination, the forum was an early opportunity to test their message and personal appeal among the party faithful.

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  11. Ted Cruz Just Launched His Iowa CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Journal

    The Texas senator and his lieutenants have been making calls to top Iowa activists and consultants for the past two weeks, multiple Republican sources told National Journal , hoping to lock down a state director for his White House campaign. At the end of a fiery speech here Saturday to the Iowa Freedom Summit, Cruz instructed his cheering audience to send a text message with the word "Constitution" to the number 33733.

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  12. Momentum builds to help tribal school in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In September, Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig security guard and grounds supervisor John Parmeter looked up at roof rafters that had been scabbed together on an overhang of the high school roof, which had been severely damaged the season before by the weight of heavy snow and ice. Minnesotans shouldn't idly stand by as American Indian schoolchildren attend class in a cold, unsafe, broken-down pole barn.

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  13. Tax the rich? Good politics, but incomplete policyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Democrats far and wide are aiming to increase taxes. This may prove only that it's not an election year.

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  14. Sen. Ted Cruz Calls for Obamacare Repeal, Border SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News Max

    There will be many Republicans seeking the presidential nomination in 2016, and one of the potential candidates, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, urged conservatives gathered at the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday to demand their choice demonstrate a track record of accomplishment. "Every candidate is going to come in front of you and say, 'I am the most conservative guy to ever live,' " said Cruz.

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  15. Santorum: Republican Party should be pro-workerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Politico

    Rick Santorum laid out a populist vision for grassroots Republicans on Saturday, saying the party needs to be pro-growth but also pro-worker. The former Pennsylvanian senator made his case at Rep. Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit as he contemplates running again for president in 2016.

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  16. Sen. Marco Rubio wraps up 2-day event in Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Local10.com

    Sen. Marco Rubio is poised to run for president in 2016. The Republican wrapped up a two-day event in Miami Beach, where he met with supporters and prospective donors.

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  17. 8 Republican governors buck party line on raising taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    At least eight Republican governors have ventured into this once forbidden territory: There are proposals for raising the sales tax in Michigan, a tax on e-cigarettes in Utah, and gas taxes in South Carolina and South Dakota, to name a few. Republican governors across the nation are proposing tax increases - and backing off pledges to cut taxes - as they strike a decidedly un-Republican pose in the face of budget shortfalls and pent-up demands from constituents after years of budget cuts.

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  18. Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and many others turned the Iowa Freedom Forum into the unofficial launch of the next campaign for the Iowa caucuses.

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  19. Ted Cruz warns Iowa voters that - talk is cheap' on campaign trailRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Des Moines, Iowa - Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas called on Iowa voters to thoroughly vet the GOP candidates that run for president to make certain they are not peddling a false bill of goods on the campaign trail. Mr. Cruz said "talk is cheap," and voters should demand that candidates show them how they have fought for conservative issues, including for religious liberty and Israel, and against Obamacare and the K-12 education standards known as Common Core.

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  20. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Some of the nationA s metropolitan areas may be losing tens of millions of dollars a year in natural gas leaks, which add a potent greenhouse gas to the atmosphere. ThatA s one implication from a study offering a new approach to monitoring natural-gas emissions from urban areas.

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