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Republican presidential debate


  In Perspective: Jon Meacham on the delicate balance between public and private

As the Republican presidential debates continue, Jon Meacham weighs in on the complicated balance between government and the private sector.


As debate over Social Security intensifies, could Rick Perry be Mitt Romney’s savior?

Rick Perry’s mere entry into the Republican presidential contest has suddenly made Mitt Romney palatable to the insiders who previously saw him as a sort of Reagan-esque android.

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