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Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

Some advisers to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson say he is struggling to grasp the complexities of foreign policy, his closest confidant said Monday, acknowledging...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...state.OHIO (78)Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, doesn't want Ohio or the United States...refugees. Spokesman Jim Lynch says the Republican presidential candidate is writing to ask President Barack Obama...
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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...government running. New House Speaker Paul Ryan neither endorsed nor ruled out that course.? Other Republican presidential candidates, already skeptical if not hostile to the refugee-welcoming plan before the attacks, stepped up their...
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Conflict shapes GOP debate furor

WASHINGTON - Despite a handful of high-profile defections, most Republican presidential candidates are still demanding changes to the GOP's coming debates. That's not to say they are speaking with one voice. The White House...
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Experts dismiss Carson's belief pyramids used to store grain

MIAMI - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday stood by his belief that Egypt's great pyramids were built by the biblical figure Joseph to store grain...
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Ohio vote leaves pot's future in question

...other groups in opposing the initiative brought by a group called ResponsibleOhio.Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, praised voters for their decision to reject marijuana, which he said would have been bad for families...
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Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

...recreational marijuana. Medical marijuana is now legal in about half of states.Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, praised the state's decision."At a time when too many families are being torn apart by drug abuse...
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Cruz joins Alaska Republican primary

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and a prospect to become the Republican presidential candidate in 2016, has filed for Alaska's March 1 primary.The filing was announced Monday by the Alaska Republican Party.Cruz is the...
Carson not backing off Nazi, slavery examples

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. - On the eve of the his party's third debate, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson promised not to curb his penchant for using extreme examples to prove his points, such as equating abortion with slavery...
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Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into '17

...presence if Afghan leaders made that request.The president's revamped plan was welcomed by several Republican presidential candidates, but some said 5,500 troops would not be enough."If he is truly committed to fighting terrorism and...
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