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For Some, Same-Sex Marriage Is Not Politics, It’s Personal

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Some of their best friends turned out to be gay. Or a daughter (Dick Cheney). Or a close pal (Jon M. Huntsman Jr.). Or a couple seated close by (the Maryland lawmaker Wade Kach). President Obama’s embrace of same-sex marriage rights last week instantly touched off speculation about the possible political implications, but that misses a more nuanced point.

The Road to South Carolina

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Five Things to Watch for in South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. - This has probably been the single craziest week of the 2012 campaign, as candidates rose and fell nearly every single day.

As the voters here head to the polls for an unusual Saturday Republican party primary, here’s what I am watching for.

Huntsman ends campaign, endorses Romney

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Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman suspended his bid for the Republican nomination on Monday, endorsing rival Mitt Romney and calling on his party to end "an onslaught of negative and personal attacks."

Candidates Brace for Brawl in South Carolina

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Republican candidates plunged into what's likely to be a hard-hitting run-up to the Jan. 21 South Carolina primary, with unleash millions of dollars being spent on ads, many of them negative. Naftali Bendavid has details on Campaign Journal.

Five Things: What Matters Most After New Hampshire

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Throughout this year’s election, I will pose and answer key questions at critical moments during the campaign. On New Hampshire Primary Election Day, I shared the five things I was watching for.

Here is how it all shook out.

Republican Rivals Batter Romney in South Carolina

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For the Republican presidential candidates who want to stop Mitt Romney in South Carolina, it comes down to this: How far are they willing to go? A day after Mr. Romney’s victory in New Hampshire left his rivals running out of time to block his path to the nomination, he was greeted here by a wave of attacks on his business record, his past support for abortion rights and his character.
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The New Hampshire Primaries in Less Than 5 Minutes

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After two weekend debates and intense campaigning following the Iowa Caucuses, citizens went to the polls to pick a GOP Presidential candidate. We take a look at the candidates’ reactions to the New Hampshire primary results.

Good Enough

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For the last week, Mitt Romney has called himself "landslide Romney," repeating a joke from John McCain about his eight-vote victory in the Iowa caucuses. The title fits a little better now. He won the New Hampshire primary by a handy 13 points with 37 percent of the vote. In the much-watched fight for runner-up, Ron Paul got that "real nice second place" he'd been predicting, with 24 percent of the vote, and Jon Huntsman finished third with 17 percent—to the disappointment of New York magazine editors but few Republican voters.

Paul's Movement is Romney's Headache

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Ron Paul said Tuesday he was "nibbling" at Mitt Romney's heels. Soon, Romney may be eating out of Paul's hand. That's an over-statement to be sure - but it's becoming increasingly clear to those in the Romney camp that something must be done and done soon to build bridges to Paul.
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