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Appeals Court Rules: Perry Remains Off Virginia Ballot

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Tuesday lost the latest round in his court battle to get his name on the presidential primary ballot in Virginia. The federal Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Tuesday rejected his appeal of a lower-court ruling refusing to place Mr. Perry, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Sen. Rick Santorum on the ballot for the March 6 primary.
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Romney Looks Past Weekend’s Primary as Rivals Find New Hope

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Mitt Romney delivered a 13-minute speech here on Tuesday morning, shook hands with an audience that filled only a small part of a ballroom and caught a plane for a fund-raising gala in New York, a clear sign that he is looking beyond South Carolina. The outward confidence in Mr. Romney’s posture belied a deeply uncertain and fluid conclusion to the Republican presidential primary here.
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Newt’s Bright Night

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Can a Republican presidential candidate have a second surge? Mitt Romney should hope not. At Monday night’s debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Newt Gingrich won in both the compulsory and freestyle categories: He offered complete answers that will look great to Republicans on YouTube (his exchange with Juan Williams), quips at his opponent’s expense (his dig at Romney’s super PAC), memorable lines (Andrew Jackson’s view on killing enemies), and substance (he had the details, not merely generalities).

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.

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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GOP Prepares for a Bruising South Carolina Primary Campaign

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The Republican challengers to Mitt Romney descended on South Carolina on Wednesday sharply divided and deeply uncertain about how to stop the front-runner’s march to the GOP presidential nomination. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.) led the attacks with a tough ad that began airing Wednesday detailing Romney’s past support for abortion rights. After Romney’s victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday, attention turned to South Carolina, which will hold its primary on Jan. 21.

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.

It's On to South Carolina for 'Kamikaze Newt'

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Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign may be going down in flames, but he’s determined to burn GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney as badly as he can before the crash. He could singe his future standing within his own party while he’s at it. The former House speaker is projected to finish a dismal fourth or fifth in Tuesday night's New Hampshire GOP primary, following his disappointing fourth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses a week ago.

Romney Supporters Applaud His Remark on Firing People

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There appears to be least one voting bloc that doesn’t care whether Mitt Romney has ever really feared a pink slip or actually likes firing people: Romney supporters. Mr. Romney spent most of Monday defending his brand of capitalism after Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman piled on the former governor for appearing out-of-touch. But his backers offered a variety of reasons for why the attacks fell flat.
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Gwen’s Primary Day Take: 5 Things to Watch for in New Hampshire

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MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Tuesday's is the seventh New Hampshire primary I’ve covered, so I’ve learned the shortcuts through the lake region, the best diners, and the ways that voters here can confound pundits on election day.

Here is what I am watching for Tuesday night: