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Waterboarding Produces Another Romney Flip-Flop?

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Front-running Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney never got a chance in Saturday's debate to weigh in on whether he views waterboarding as torture. (Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said no, Ron Paul and John Huntsman said yes.) Romney's campaign spokesman, Eric Fehrnstrom, said on Twitter during the debate: "He wasn't asked but it's not torture.''

Romney's team prepares for Obama, too

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As Mitt Romney prepares for Republican contests in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond, his aides have been traveling the country filming stories for the battle they hope will follow against President Obama, spotlighting unemployed Americans who have given up on hope and change.

Romney campaign: Obama has "Mitt-obsession"

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Mitt Romney can’t exactly say himself that his path to the Republican nomination seems inevitable. So his campaign is phrasing it another way: Obama and the Democrats are singularly focused, to the point of obsession, on Mitt Romney, to the absolute exclusion of every other candidate in the race.

‘Oops’ Moment Takes On a Life of Its Own

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I knew our CNBC presidential debate had broken through when my daughter called from college to shout: “Dad, you’re on my two favorite Web sites!”

It's Newt's Night

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Presidential candidates usually lay low the day of a debate, but Newt Gingrich spent a lot of time today in the public eye, tailgating at Furman University and opening a campaign office. And why not? Who knows how long this moment will last.

At Debate, GOP Candidates Take Aim at Obama, But Also Hit Bush

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The eight Republican presidential candidates who took part in the first foreign policy debate lobbed rhetorical grenades at President Obama, alternately accusing him of bankrupting the U.S., putting the CIA under the control of the ACLU, threatening Israel’s security and failing to stop Iran’s nuclear program.

Can Gingrich seize an unexpected moment?

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Newt Gingrich strolled onto the campus of Furman University in Greenville eight hours ahead of Saturday's Republican debate looking very pleased. A campaign that once seemed to have passed him by has come full circle. Can he take advantage of an opportunity that almost no one, except the former speaker, might have expected?

GOP candidates hammer Obama on his Iran policy during South Carolina debate

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With the International Atomic Energy Agency warning in a new report that Iran may be proceeding with developing a nuclear weapon the leading Republican candidates for president accused President Obama of not being forceful enough to prevent that from happening.

The GOP Debate in Under 5 Minutes

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We watched Wednesday's whole GOP Presidential debate at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Michigan, for you and condensed it down to the most important 5 minutes.

GOP presidential candidates: former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Rep. Michele Bachmann, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, businessman Herman Cain, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Rep. Ron Paul, and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman.

Debate Remainders: Autos and Audiences

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First, the autos.  A supporting role in last night's Republican primary debate was played by the host state of Michigan, home to the American auto industry.  This state is personal for frontrunner Mitt Romney. He was born there. His father served as governor. He launched his last presidential campaign from the Henry Ford Museum of Innovation in Dearborn, wrapping himself in the Americana that the auto industry represents.