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Fairgoers over the age of 18 are invited to drop one piece of corn into one of 14 jars with photos of their favorite Republican presidential candidate during the second day of the Iowa State Fair, ahead of the Iowa Straw Poll in this file photo.

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Fairgoers over the age of 18 are invited to drop one piece of corn into one of 14 jars with photos of their favorite Republican presidential candidate during the second day of the Iowa State Fair, ahead of the Iowa Straw Poll in this file photo.

Iowa Straw Poll Ripe for Retirement — Branstad Says Time to Move On

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is continuing his critique of the Iowa Straw Poll, a Republican fundraising event traditionally held the summer before the state’s precinct caucuses start the presidential nominating season. Branstad told reporters today at his weekly news conference...

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Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa.

Rubio Workin’ It: Iowa Trip, GQ Interview

While many of his Republican colleagues continue to digest and dissect Mitt Romney’s presidential defeat less than two weeks ago, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is wasting zero time moving on — and in the process dominating the early buzz about the party’s...

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Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, arrives on stage to speak at the Republican National Convention.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, arrives on stage to speak at the Republican National Convention.

Rubio Loads the 2016 Starting Gun — `1st of 2016ers’ in Iowa

This didn’t take long.Sen. Marco Rubio, that rising star of the Republican Party from Florida who was considered as a possible running mate for presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is bound for Iowa. The junior senator from Miami will headline a...

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