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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

Kucinich to Fox: ‘Open’ to His Views

To the losers go the TV deals: This just in from The Plain Dealer and wires: Cleveland’s own Dennis Kucinich, the retired congressman and liberal firebrand, has a new assignment. FOX News contributor. Kucinich, 66, a former Cleveland mayor as well...

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A supporter of Rep. Ron Paul holds a poster in front of a sign that reads 'We Can Do Better' during the start of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

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A supporter of Rep. Ron Paul holds a poster in front of a sign that reads 'We Can Do Better' during the start of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Ron Paul Revolution: $50,000 a Pop

The Ron Paul Revolution will soon have a going rate of $50,000 an hour. The retiring Republican congressman from Texas and erstwhile candidate for president “will follow the well-trod path of hitting the paid speaking circuit after his retirement from Congress...

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Mitt Romney met with the Reverend Billy Graham at Graham's Cabin in Montreat, North Carolina, today.

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Mitt Romney met with the Reverend Billy Graham at Graham's Cabin in Montreat, North Carolina, today.

Romney, Billy Graham Rally Base: `I’ll Do All I Can… Quote Me’

When pro-life credentials are questioned, call out Mike Huckabee. Stop by Billy Graham’s homestead. Republican Mitt Romney has done both today. Two days after Romney downplayed his plans to fight abortion rights, the Republican presidential candidate met privately today with...

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and Rep. Todd Akin on Sept. 24, 2012 in Kirkwood, Missouri.

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and Rep. Todd Akin on Sept. 24, 2012 in Kirkwood, Missouri.

Akin Endorsed by Santorum, DeMint

First Newt Gingrich. Now Rick Santorum and Jim DeMint. These are the latest high-profile Republicans to put their support behind Missouri Republican Todd Akin. “Todd Akin is a principled conservative who is committed to winning and fighting for freedom in the U.S....

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Carlos Mendez of the Puerto Rico delegation at the Republican National Convention.

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Carlos Mendez of the Puerto Rico delegation at the Republican National Convention.

Cultural Bridge Over Troubled Water

A multicultural stage in Tampa tonight for the run-up to the running mate: This is the convention of a party lacking the support of Hispanic Americans — with less than one third of Latinos voicing support for the party’s presidential...

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Rep. Todd Akin during a news conference on the new Health and Human Services Department abortion rule on March 21, 2012.

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Rep. Todd Akin during a news conference on the new Health and Human Services Department abortion rule on March 21, 2012.

Akin Blames `Liberal Media Elite’ – @stillstanding

The way Todd Akin Tweets it, “the liberal media” are out to get him. In a string of messages on Twitter since the Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri vowed to carry on his campaign, including a fundraising appeal to...

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Steve Holloway of Lincoln County, Mo., celebrates word that Todd Akin won the GOP primary at his campaign party at the Columns in St. Charles, Mo., on Aug. 7, 2012.

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Steve Holloway of Lincoln County, Mo., celebrates word that Todd Akin won the GOP primary at his campaign party at the Columns in St. Charles, Mo., on Aug. 7, 2012.

Missouri Republicans, McConnell: Akin Must Go — Akin: Heck No

Updated at 2:55 pm EDT Now the choir has spoken. So has Todd Akin. Senator Roy Blunt, the Republican  junior senator from Missouri, is standing at the front of a line of fellow big-name Missouri Republicans calling for Rep. Akin,...

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A pro-life activist stands in front of pro-choice activists with the National Organization For Women at a vigil outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

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A pro-life activist stands in front of pro-choice activists with the National Organization For Women at a vigil outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

Republican Party’s Battle Lines Tested — By a Remark About Rape

It’s serious business when prominent members — and the chief fundraisers — of any political party suggest that one of their own should consider getting out of a contest. That’s what Republican Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts, facing his own...

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A Mitt Romney supporter in Port of Tampa, Florida.

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A Mitt Romney supporter in Port of Tampa, Florida.

Republican Convention Lineup Starts

John McCain will cross a convention stage again. The Republican Party’s 2008 presidential nominee will join the lineup of podium speakers at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. So will Condoleezza Rice, a former secretary of state in President...

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