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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center at National Harbor, Md., on March 15, 2013.

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center at National Harbor, Md., on March 15, 2013.

Ryan, Paul, Rubio, Christie, Bush — Wyoming Republicans All Over Map

A little-noticed question in a poll of Republicans last week in one of the reddest of red states — Wyoming — underscored the scrambled nature of the party’s 2016 presidential race at this admittedly way-too-early stage. The very number of potential candidates...

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Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas

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Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas

Santorum’s Donor Roster Pays Dividends for NASCAR, Other Debts

Updated 11:24 a.m. For Rick Santorum, there’s gold in his list of campaign contributors. Santorum, who owed $2.3 million when he pulled the plug on his Republican presidential campaign in April 2012, whittled that down to $552,895 at the end...

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Opponents and supporters of an abortion bill gather in a courtyard outside a hearing for the bill at the state capitol, on July 2, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Gov. Rick Perry has called lawmakers back for another special session with abortion on the top of the agenda.

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Opponents and supporters of an abortion bill gather in a courtyard outside a hearing for the bill at the state capitol, on July 2, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Gov. Rick Perry has called lawmakers back for another special session with abortion on the top of the agenda.

Texas Abortion Restrictions Near Passage

Texas lawmakers are poised to pass a bill as early as tomorrow that opponents say will close most of the state’s abortion clinics, ending a month that attracted thousands of activists in the most passionate public debate in Austin in...

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Senator Rand Paul arrives to address the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Senator Rand Paul arrives to address the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

‘Paul for President Outpost?’ – Iowa

Rand Paul is getting things rolling early in Iowa, whose 2016 presidential nominating caucuses are still nearly four years away. The Kentucky Republican will be the keynoter at the Republican Party of Iowa’s annual Lincoln Day dinner on May 10...

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Rick Santorum at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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Rick Santorum at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Friess Checkbook Ready for Santorum

Investor Foster Friess’s $2 million in contributions to the super-political committee backing Rick Santorum was crucial to allowing the former Pennsylvania senator to continue his candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. If Santorum runs in 2016, Friess says, he’ll...

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