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Gingrich, Santorum head to Georgia

The campaign trail in Georgia is getting crowded.With less than three weeks left until the state's March 6 presidential primary, candidates in the topsy-turvy Republican race are turning their attention to Super Tuesday's biggest prize.

Gingrich donor is casino mogul, Israeli hardliner

He's an ardent supporter of Israel and a megabillionaire casino mogul whose empire is under federal investigation. And he's the self-proclaimed "richest Jew in the world."

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Gingrich angrily denies he sought open marriage

Newt Gingrich angrily denied that he asked his second wife for an "open marriage" and denounced the moderator in Thursday night's Republican presidential debate for raising the issue in the leadoff question.

Gingrich rising in SC, but in time to edge Romney?

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is drawing big, enthusiastic crowds and fending off new attacks from GOP front-runner Mitt Romney.

Romney says he may release tax returns in April

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Mitt Romney's four remaining challengers are keeping the spotlight on the Republican front-runner's wealth and business dealings by pressing him to release his income tax returns. Romney says he might make them public in April. By then, he hopes to have the presidential nomination

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Gingrich has new aggressive stance against Romney

Newt Gingrich blamed a poor showing in the Iowa caucuses on his rivals' attack ads and seemed to conclude that turnabout is fair play as he pressed on with a new aggressive stance against front-runner Mitt Romney.

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Cain suspends campaign, shifting GOP race

A defiant Herman Cain suspended his faltering bid for the Republican presidential nomination Saturday amid a drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations against him, throwing his staunchly conservative supporters up for grabs with just one month to go before the lead-off caucuses in Iowa.

Gambling gets a look in conservative Georgia

Strong support around Georgia in favor of Sunday alcohol sales is energizing some advocates who say the political climate in the state could finally be ripe to expand gambling interests as governments search for fresh revenue sources.

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Cain campaign assails accuser Bialek

ATLANTA -- Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is vowing to "set the record straight" at a news conference one day after a fourth woman -- and the first to reveal her identity -- accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior a decade ago, the latest in a string of claims that

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Gingrich: I'll run in 2012

Republican Newt Gingrich said Wednesday he's running for president because his experience has prepared him to return America "to hope and opportunity."

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