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Senator Jim DeMint to headline Hillsborough GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner

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Senator Jim DeMint, the South Carolina Republican who predicted that President Obama’s effort to overhaul the health care system would become his “Waterloo,” is headlining the Hillsborough GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner on March 6.

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Senator Jim DeMint to headline Hillsborough GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner

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Senator Jim DeMint, the South Carolina Republican who predicted that President Obama’s effort to overhaul the health care system would become his “Waterloo,” is headlining the Hillsborough GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner on March 6.

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PolitiFact says Rep. Joe Wilson is the one lying

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From PolitiFact: We suspect it’s rare that the president gets heckled during a speech to a joint session of Congress, but Rep. Joe Wilson didn’t hold back. “You lie!” shouted the South Carolina Republican. This was in response to President Barack Obama’s statements on illegal immigrants. “There are also those who claim that our reform effort will insure illegal immigrants,” Obama said. “This, too, is false – the reforms I’m proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally.”…

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Jim DeMint backs Marco Rubio

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Conservative Sen. Jim DeMint’s backing of Marco Rubio in the Florida Senate race is the latest salvo in an internal Republican struggle over who will lead the way in salvaging the GOP’s damaged brand. On Tuesday, the South Carolina Republican will endorse Rubio, a 38-year-old former state House speaker, bucking the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s endorsement of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a moderate who has periodically found himself at odds with right-wing elements of his party. National Republicans argue that…

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