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Donald Trump: Even cheating spouse shouldn’t stop Iowa caucus-goers

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It’s another weekend closer to the important Iowa presidential caucuses, and that’s brought lots of the Republican candidates to the state that’s first on the 2016 election calendar. Front-runner Donald Trump was at a rally in Spencer where he urged supporters to do all they can to make it to the caucuses on Feb. 1. A hoarse Trump said a strong showing was essential for his campaign — and turning out is everything. How important? He told the crowd that…

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Ron DeSantis admits GOP faithful are ‘demoralized, depressed and dejected’ at D.C. Republicans

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If Republican primary politics are all about reaching out to the conservative base, then on paper, Jacksonville-area U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis should be a strong contender as the GOP Senate nominee in 2016. The Sunshine State native (who grew up in the quaint Pinellas County town of Dunedin) has only been in elected office for three years, having won a congressional seat in Florida’s 6th District in 2012, but his profile has been growing statewide since he became the first Republican to announce…

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FreedomWorks and Dick Armey to endorse Marco Rubio at event celebrating ‘The Hug’

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Press release: On February 10th 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist joined President Obama at a now infamous town hall meeting in Fort Myers to support the $800 billion stimulus bill. This colossal waste of money increased the national debt, did not help the economy and failed to prevent tremendous job losses in Florida and across the country. But Gov. Crist stood hand-in-hand with President Obama nonetheless and applauded his big government scheme that would cost taxpayers dearly. That is why…

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FreedomWorks and Dick Armey to endorse Marco Rubio at event celebrating ‘The Hug’

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Press release: On February 10th 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist joined President Obama at a now infamous town hall meeting in Fort Myers to support the $800 billion stimulus bill. This colossal waste of money increased the national debt, did not help the economy and failed to prevent tremendous job losses in Florida and across the country. But Gov. Crist stood hand-in-hand with President Obama nonetheless and applauded his big government scheme that would cost taxpayers dearly. That is why…

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Tea Baggers demand transparency from Dems but ban media from convention

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On Jan. 11, FreedomWorks — the corporate-funded, Washington-based community organizers behind the astroturfing of the Tea Bagger movement — put up a petition demanding that Democrats allow the media to cover health-care reform negotiation. On that same day, organizers of next month’s Tea Party convention announced that, except for a small group of hand-picked propagandists, the media will not be allowed to cover their meeting at a luxury hotel in Nashville: Word from Nashville on Monday was that the First…

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National Journal interviews Marco Rubio about Tea Parties

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Former Florida state House Speaker Marco Rubio got a boost in his bid for the Republican nomination for Florida’s open Senate seat when he was recently endorsed by FreedomWorks Chairman Dick Armey. Armey, a former House majority leader, and FreedomWorks have tapped into the conservative grassroots, helping to organize what’s now known as the tea party movement. NationalJournal.com recently spoke with Rubio about what kind of relationship he and the Republican Party should have with the tea party movement. Read…

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