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Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...lean campaign through the fall, expending as little money as possible on staff, travel and advertisements until the early primaries draw closer."We've run such a lean campaign at times, taken knocks for it," said Terry Sullivan, Rubio's...
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Conservative group to spend $1M on Trump attack ads

...spending lobbyist and special interest money on ads" against him.With the second GOP debate this week and voting in the earliest primary states less than five months away, the candidates and groups helping them are beginning to spend money on TV ads...
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Jeb Bush and allies hit their mark, raise $114M for prez bid

...this week with the Federal Election Commission. The group has also inquired with broadcast and cable stations in the early primary states about booking TV ad time.Bush isn't alone in counting on significant support from a super PAC. Texas...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the primaries, which was precipitated by California's move from its traditional June voting back to March. The earlier primaries were aimed at gaining maximum influence on the selection of the presidential candidates. California had smarted...
Gingrich aides resign, leave campaign in tatters

...spokesman, said that he, campaign manager Rob Johnson and senior strategists had all quit, along with aides in the early primary and caucus states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Other officials said Gingrich was informed that his...
Tea party activists at home chide Perry on immigration

While Rick Perry woos tea party supporters in the early primary states, some of their confederates back home have a message from Texas: They're not happy with the governor on immigration...
To rebuild a paranoid party

...administration. For the record, the "Republican Establishment" in most of the nation in 1980 opposed Reagan in the early primaries and caucuses. Why? First, he had challenged a sitting GOP president, Gerald Ford, just four years earlier...
The GOP's latest target: Capitalism

...slipping away.It may also be the influence of the super-PACs and the way so much money has fueled attacks ads in the early primary states. Gingrich got clobbered by ads in Iowa courtesy of the pro-Romney Restore Our Future political action committee...
Regionalism: United we stand?

...native) Mitt Romney and (Deep Southern-raised) Newt Gingrich and, indeed, the geography of their support in the early primary contests.It clarifies our debates over immigration and the American identity, in which proponents of contradictory...
Arguing themselves to death

...He appears to be well positioned to start his own party. As a result, no clear frontrunner has emerged after the early primaries. Nor is there any standard bearer in the bunch who stands ready to pick up the banner of the conservative movement...


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