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On the Trail: The Iowa Caucuses

December 29, 2011
We take a look at the GOP Presidential campaign in Iowa this week. Newt Gingrich responds to recent attacks by Mitt Romney, Rick Perry touts his outsider credentials and criticizes president Barack Obama’s support of the troops, and more.
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On the Trail: November 29-30

December 1, 2011
As the Republican candidates and President Obama hit the road, Washington Week tracks moments from the campaign trail. November 29-30, 2011.
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The GOP Debate in Under 5 Minutes

November 10, 2011
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.
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President Obama and Gov. Perry on Israel and the Arab Spring

September 27, 2011
President Obama spoke at the United Nations today, defending US policy towards Israel and criticizing the governments in Iran and Syria. Yesterday, Texas governor and GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry attacked the President's stance on Israel and the Arab Spring.
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On the Trail: September 13-14

September 16, 2011
As the Republican candidates and President Obama hit the road, Washington Week tracks moments from the campaign trail. September 13 - 14
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On the Trail: August 25

August 25, 2011
As the Republican candidates and President Obama hit the road, Washington Week tracks moments from the campaign trail. August 25
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On the Trail: August 19-21

August 21, 2011
As the Republican candidates and President Obama hit the road, Washington Week tracks moments from the campaign trail. August 19-21
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On the Trail August 17-18

August 18, 2011
As the Republican candidates and President Obama hit the road, Washington Week tracks moments from the campaign trail. August 17-18.
From the Vault

The Newt Gingrich Years

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November 11, 1994
With the planned announcement this week that Republican Newt Gingrich will run for President in 2012, we look back to his sometimes tumultuous tenure as House Speaker in the 1990s beginning the week of the GOP landslide in the mid-term elections of 1994 on the heels of the Contract with America.
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