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  • State caucuses to set tone for Super Tuesday vote

    With the primaries in Arizona and Michigan history, the focus on the race to capture the Republican presidential nomination turns to Washington, and its position could be crucial. That’s because …


  • McMorris Rodgers pushing Romney for East Side visit

    OLYMPIA – In this year’s volatile Republican presidential campaign, Mitt Romney’s success in the March 3 Washington caucuses may depend on how well he does in the two contests earlier …


  • GOP wave to bring Gingrich

    The latest GOP presidential candidate to book an event in Spokane arguably has had the most impact on local and state politics: Newt Gingrich. The former Georgia congressman has a …


  • Spin Control: McMorris Rodgers for veep makes rounds

    A political website in the other Washington suggests a certain congresswoman from this Washington could get the No. 2 spot on the GOP presidential ticket this fall. The Daily Caller …


  • GOP hopefuls organize in Washington state

    SEATTLE – With the Republican Party’s seesaw presidential contest showing few signs of ending soon, Washington’s upcoming caucuses may be shaping up as a coveted prize. At least three of …


  • Romney’s tax rate 14%, returns show

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid about $3 million in federal income taxes in 2010, having earned more than seven times that from his investments. Those …


  • Rivals looking to chip away at Romney in NH

    With Mitt Romney the overwhelming favorite, his five Republican opponents hoped to chip away at his dominance in today’s New Hampshire primary and finish well enough to challenge him again …


  • Seeking NH buzz, Romney, Santorum run at Obama

    Each trying to sound every bit the nominee, Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum looked past each other to run down President Barack Obama’s economic policies today as …


  • Mitt Romney celebrates narrow GOP win in Iowa

    A squeaker of an Iowa victory in hand, Mitt Romney headed into the New Hampshire primary insisting that staying power sets him apart from runners-up Rick Santorum and Ron Paul …


  • In pursuit, GOP contenders rumble through Iowa

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney carried himself today like a man with the party nomination in hand, even before the first votes have been cast, while a newly unearthed memo …


  • Obama: Core philosophy of GOP candidates identical

    In making the case for his re-election, President Barack Obama is arguing that it doesn’t matter who the Republicans nominate to run against him because the core philosophy of the …


  • Republicans starting to pile on Romney

    With eyes on Mitt Romney, his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination prepared for what could be one of their last chances to level a devastating blow to the former …


  • With values like these, who needs bigotry?

    I love a good “issue analysis.” Almost as much as a nice, righteous fistfight. Wouldn’t it be great if today’s Values Voters Summit delivered both?


  • GOP debate: Contenders hit Obama on economy

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Republican presidential contenders sharply criticized President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy in a campaign debate Thursday night, calling for tax cuts, elimination of government regulations and …


  • Romney, Perry spar over jobs, Social Security

    Squaring off for the first time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney were facing each other tonight along with struggling contender Michele Bachmann and other presidential …


  • GOP hopefuls debate in Iowa

    AMES, Iowa – Minnesota rivals Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann sparred bitterly Thursday night during an eight-candidate Republican debate, trying to break out of the GOP presidential pack ahead of …


  • Romney makes fundraising visits

    BOISE – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who swung through Boise for a private fundraising breakfast Monday, has lined up most of Idaho’s top GOP officials for his campaign’s “Idaho …


  • Romney lines up support from top Idaho GOP officials

    GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who swung through Boise for a private fundraising breakfast this morning, has lined up most of Idaho’s top GOP officials for his campaign’s “Idaho steering …


  • Romney praises Palin, backs fix for economy

    BOISE – On the eve of the vice presidential debate, former candidate Mitt Romney touted GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s chances in what’s expected to be a much-watched debate …


  • Romney: GOP best for West

    BOISE – GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney raked in more than $100,000 at a breakfast fundraiser Monday in Boise and said he doubts Democrats can make gains in the West. …


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