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Who is Running and Who Will be in the Debate?

Nothing says “presidential primary” like a debate, which can be the first snapshots of the candidates voters see. But this year, the early debates aren’t expected to give us the whole picture. Unlike in years past, some of the more serious candidates are sitting out the early debates-leaving only a handful of contenders to take …

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GOP Picture for 2012 Remains Blurry

By NEIL KING JR. And JONATHAN WEISMAN The crop of 2012 Republican presidential candidates is about to expand, adding faces to one of the most varied—and muddled—GOP fields in decades. The lineup currently lacks a clear favorite to stir the GOP base, to the dismay of many in the party. A Gallup poll released Friday …

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Primary Status: Two key NH conservatives assess Bachmann’s potential candidacy

March 24 UPDATE: ASSESSING BACHMANN. The chairman of a pro-liberty group with growing influence in New Hampshire politics welcomed news Thursday that Minnesota U.S. Rep.Michele Bachmann intends to set up an exploratory committee in May or June to gauge support for a presidential candidacy. But another conservative leader expressed concern about the lack of experience …

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