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What Chris Christie Can Learn From Rick Perry's Latest Travails

Monday, October 03, 2011

Rick Perry's troubles hold good news and bad news for Chris Christie. Good news in that Perry has failed to capture the imagination of the base, and bad news that the intense scrutiny of a presidential campaign can unnerve even a confident campaigner who was wooed to enter.

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Early Supreme Court Review Of Health Care Law Could Impact 2012 Race

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The Affordable Care Act always promised to be a hot button issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. But it promises to loom even larger, now that the Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to take the case, making very likely a high-court decision in June just months before the general election.

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Social Security: The 'Third Rail' No More?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has called the program used by 55 million Americans a "Ponzi scheme" and a "monstrous lie." Recent polls show many Republican voters are willing to give him a pass on that. But that may not be the case in a general election.

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Romney Ensures Perry Has Long, Hard Night At Orlando GOP Debate

Friday, September 23, 2011

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney made the most of his opportunities not only to raise doubts for voters about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's hostility towards Social Security as a federal entitlement but Perry's character.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Anna and the Independent Voter: In the Granite State

Thursday, August 18, 2011

It's a Free Country reporter Anna Sale returns to discuss how the GOP candidates are trying to woo the famously independent New Hampshire voter.

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