Last Iowa caucus victor says GOP must retool message

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Last Iowa caucus victor says GOP must retool message

In Iowa, Santorum previews ‘blue collar’ pitch for 2016. Rick Santorum described his remarks at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit as not a stump speech but “a serious talk to serious people” in which the winner of the 2012 Iowa caucuses called on Republicans to re-imagine their party as the party of the working class. “One of my favorite sayings that I know that you hear Republicans say all the time is ‘a rising tide lifts all boats,’ ” Santorum said. “And that is true, unless your boat has a hole in it.” Santorum, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, painted a picture of the country in which 70 percent of Americans lack college degrees. ...

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Final Iowa caucus victor says GOP need to retool message

Rubric: GOP | 25 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
Final Iowa caucus victor says GOP need to retool message

In Iowa, Santorum previews ‘blue collar’ pitch for 2016. Rick Santorum described his remarks at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit as not a stump speech but “a serious talk to serious people” in which the winner of the 2012 Iowa caucuses called on Republicans to re-imagine their party as the party of the working class. “One of my favorite sayings that I know that you hear Republicans say all the time is ‘a rising tide lifts all boats,’ ” Santorum said. “And that is true, unless your boat has a hole in it.” Santorum, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, painted a picture of the country in which 70 percent of Americans lack college degrees. ...

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Last Iowa caucus victor says GOP must retool message

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Last Iowa caucus victor says GOP must retool message

In Iowa, Santorum previews ‘blue collar’ pitch for 2016. DES MOINES — Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum began the 2012 presidential race here trailing badly in both the polls and the money chase, and ended it with a narrow win in the Republican caucuses. “It’s the most exciting time in the world!” Joni Scotter exclaimed from her Marion home, just outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “I want my Mitt Romney to win.Rick Santorum described his remarks at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit as not a stump speech but “a serious talk to serious people” in which the winner of the 2012 Iowa caucuses called on Republicans to re-imagine their party as the party of the working ...

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‘Seal the border': Potential GOP 2016 rivals hit immigration, Obama at Iowa summit

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‘Seal the border': Potential GOP 2016 rivals hit immigration, Obama at Iowa summit

‘Seal the border’: Potential GOP 2016 rivals hit immigration, Obama at Iowa summit. Comments from leading political figures who spoke Saturday at the Iowa Freedom Summit, a gathering of social conservatives set to play an important role as the early voting state helps determine the GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee: “In a Republican primary every candidate is going to come in front of you and say I’m the most conservative guy that ever lived. DES MOINES, Iowa – Conservative heavyweights joined with up-and-comers in hammering the Obama administration Saturday over its record on national security, immigration and more as they played to a sold-out Iowa crowd in what amounted ...

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Santorum, final victor of Iowa’s caucuses, says GOP ought to retool message to …

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Santorum, final victor of Iowa’s caucuses, says GOP ought to retool message to …

In Iowa, Santorum previews ‘blue collar’ pitch for 2016. Nine potential Republican presidential contenders gathered Saturday in Iowa for the first cattle call of 2016. DES MOINES, Iowa — The winner of Iowa’s 2012 Republican presidential caucuses says his party needs to do a better job convincing working Americans that the GOP is on their side. DES MOINES — Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum began the 2012 presidential race here trailing badly in both the polls and the money chase, and ended it with a narrow win in the Republican caucuses.“It’s the most exciting time in the world!” Joni Scotter exclaimed from her Marion home, just outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ...

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GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Rubric: GOP | 24 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Christie headed to New Hampshire and California in February. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor’s famously frank talk as he’s campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five years. As I talked to people working for the major GOP presidential candidacies, I asked who had signed up the organizers and super-volunteers crucial to turning out the vote in the first contest in the GOP nominating process. Christie’s expected attendance was first reported Friday by the New Hampshire Journal, which said the governor’s appearance was “tentative.” ...

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GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Rubric: GOP | 24 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Christie headed to New Hampshire and California in February. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor’s famously frank talk as he’s campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five years. As I talked to people working for the major GOP presidential candidacies, I asked who had signed up the organizers and super-volunteers crucial to turning out the vote in the first contest in the GOP nominating process. Christie’s expected attendance was first reported Friday by the New Hampshire Journal, which said the governor’s appearance was “tentative.” ...

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GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Rubric: GOP | 24 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Christie headed to New Hampshire and California in February. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor’s famously frank talk as he’s campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five years. As I talked to people working for the major GOP presidential candidacies, I asked who had signed up the organizers and super-volunteers crucial to turning out the vote in the first contest in the GOP nominating process. Christie’s expected attendance was first reported Friday by the New Hampshire Journal, which said the governor’s appearance was “tentative.” ...

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GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Rubric: GOP | 24 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

Christie headed to New Hampshire and California in February. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor’s famously frank talk as he’s campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five years. As I talked to people working for the major GOP presidential candidacies, I asked who had signed up the organizers and super-volunteers crucial to turning out the vote in the first contest in the GOP nominating process. Christie’s expected attendance was first reported Friday by the New Hampshire Journal, which said the governor’s appearance was “tentative.” ...

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OVERNIGHT HEALTH: GOP vows abortion bill will be back

Rubric: GOP | 23 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
OVERNIGHT HEALTH: GOP vows abortion bill will be back

Bill would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks. The pro-life community was looking forward to Thursday, when the House was scheduled to vote on the “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”—a bill that would ban abortions for women over 20 weeks into pregnancy—as the March for Life, an annual anti-abortion protest, was descending on the National Mall. Republicans muscled legislation through the US House on Thursday tightening federal restrictions on abortions as thousands of abortion foes marched outside in their annual protest. For a brief, beautiful moment in time, the legislators and activists were to align in their quest to further restrict abortion access in America—but it ...

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