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New Hampshire Voters Make their Choice After Long Campaign

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Sweeping aside much of the intraparty noise that has dominated the Republican presidential race in recent days, voters in the primary here on Tuesday appeared to be united behind a single goal: defeating President Obama and a set of policies that have driven them into a rage. Debbie Finch was among the angry voters. Finch, 39, said she never liked Obama much. She voted for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Democratic primary in 2008, then for Republican John McCain in the general election.

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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PBS NewsHour: Reflections on Mitt Romney's New Hampshire Victory

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From on the ground in New Hampshire, Gwen Ifill talks with Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about Mitt Romney's victory in New Hampshire's primary.

PBS NewsHour: New Hampshire's Unaffiliated Voters Have a Knack for Deciding Late

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New Hampshire's unaffiliated voters could make or break some GOP presidential contenders' campaigns in Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary. Gwen Ifill spoke with some still-undecided Granite State voters.

For Huntsman, Campaign Thawing but Time Running Out

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About 90 minutes before Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman arrived at Mary's Bakery and Cafe on Monday, the three young volunteers who were his advance team struggled to get a campaign sign into the frozen ground. One suggested they use a blow-torch, another went for hot water. When time ran out, they propped the sign up in a flower pot to greet him.
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New Hampshire Primary Preview

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CNBC's John Harwood has the story on the GOP candidates vying for the top spot in New Hampshire.

The Great Republican Humor Crisis of 2012

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When John McCain joined Mitt Romney on the campaign trail this week, he brought with him something unfamiliar in this year's race: laughter. Following former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu at a rally on Wednesday, McCain said it reminded him of his favorite joke about governors: "There were two inmates in the chow line in the state prison and one of them turned to the other and said the food was a lot better in here when you were governor.”

For Jon Huntsman, New Hampshire Primary Could be Now or Never

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Tuesday will be a day of reckoning for at least one of the Republican presidential hopefuls: Jon Huntsman, whose quirky and quietly rogue candidacy hinges entirely on a strong showing in the nation’s first primary. Huntsman went for broke here, skipping Iowa and spending virtually the entire campaign in a state that seemed more receptive to his moderate views.
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For Mitt Romney, Authenticity Remains an Issue

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Over the course of this presidential campaign, there has been one consistent reservation many Republican voters — and others — have expressed about GOP front-runner Mitt Romney. They question his authenticity. They don’t know if they can trust him. They wonder who he really is.
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Mitt Romney Under Attack in Final N.H. Debate

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Mitt Romney’s opponents, seizing upon what could be one of their last opportunities to blunt his accelerating ­momentum toward the GOP presidential nomination, trained their fire on the front-runner Sunday. Romney’s opponents took the parts of his résumé that he touts as strengths and offered them as evidence that he lacks authenticity, conviction and consistency. The sparring began on a debate stage and continued as the candidates fanned out across the state in their last weekend of campaigning.