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Obama's 'second Convention advantage'

The US Republican Party has wound up its National Convention confirming Mitt Romney as its candidate to run against the incumbent Barack Obama in

The US Republican Party has wound up its National Convention confirming Mitt Romney as its candidate to run against the incumbent Barack Obama in

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Obama and Romney step up fight over fiscal policy

Barack Obama has launched his first offensive against his presidential rival’s running mate, Paul Ryan. Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential choice is

Barack Obama has launched his first offensive against his presidential rival’s running mate, Paul Ryan. Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential choice is

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Romney takes Texas and with it the nomination

Mitt Romney has secured the Republican nomination after winning the Texas primary. Although the race to take on Barack Obama for the presidency had

Mitt Romney has secured the Republican nomination after winning the Texas primary. Although the race to take on Barack Obama for the presidency had

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Republican Romney says no to gay marriage

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has spoken out against gay marriage. Addressing a graduation ceremony at a university in

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has spoken out against gay marriage. Addressing a graduation ceremony at a university in

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Gingrich to quit Republican presidential contest

Newt Gingrich is officially calling off his bid to run for the White House. He all but dropped out last month when rival Mitt Romney easily won

Newt Gingrich is officially calling off his bid to run for the White House. He all but dropped out last month when rival Mitt Romney easily won

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Romney claims victory in Republican race

Mitt Romney declared victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican presidential nominee after he won primaries in five northeastern

Mitt Romney declared victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican presidential nominee after he won primaries in five northeastern

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Santorum out, Romney up

Staunch conservative Republican Rick Santorum has quit the race to be his party’s nominee to run against the incumbent Barack Obama for the

Staunch conservative Republican Rick Santorum has quit the race to be his party’s nominee to run against the incumbent Barack Obama for the

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Santorum quits US presidential race

Former US senator Rick Santorum has dropped out of the race to be the Republican Party’s presidential candidate in November’s election. It leaves

Former US senator Rick Santorum has dropped out of the race to be the Republican Party’s presidential candidate in November’s election. It leaves

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Santorum quits Republican presidential race

Former US senator Rick Santorum has dropped out of the race to be the Republican Party’s presidential candidate in November’s election. It leaves

Former US senator Rick Santorum has dropped out of the race to be the Republican Party’s presidential candidate in November’s election. It leaves

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White House sees Romney as the man to beat

Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s hat-trick of primary wins on Tuesday edged him in to what many analysts see as an unassailable lead. With more

Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s hat-trick of primary wins on Tuesday edged him in to what many analysts see as an unassailable lead. With more

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Romney passes halfway mark in Republican race

Republican front runner Mitt Romney made a clean sweep of it on Tuesday, taking all three primaries, and thereby giving his bid for his party’s

Republican front runner Mitt Romney made a clean sweep of it on Tuesday, taking all three primaries, and thereby giving his bid for his party’s

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Romney leads ahead of three key primaries

The Republican US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is steaming towards his party’s nomination to take on Barack Obama for the White House. He goes

The Republican US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is steaming towards his party’s nomination to take on Barack Obama for the White House. He goes

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Atheists 'come out' to protest in Washington DC

Religious sceptics took to the streets of Washington DC on Saturday to celebrate their rejection of God’s existence. The Reason Rally in the heart

Religious sceptics took to the streets of Washington DC on Saturday to celebrate their rejection of God’s existence. The Reason Rally in the heart

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Illinois edges Romney closer to nomination

Republican Mitt Romney is a step closer to winning his party’s nomination for the presidency after a comfortable win in the Illinois primary. He

Republican Mitt Romney is a step closer to winning his party’s nomination for the presidency after a comfortable win in the Illinois primary. He

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Santorum wins in America's Deep South

Republican candidate Rick Santorum has won two critical primary victories in Alabama and Mississippi, once again shaking up the presidential

Republican candidate Rick Santorum has won two critical primary victories in Alabama and Mississippi, once again shaking up the presidential

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US Republican race: Santorum wins Kansas caucuses

Conservative Rick Santorum has cruised to victory in the Kansas caucuses. The win keeps alive his hopes of being the US Republicans’ presidential

Conservative Rick Santorum has cruised to victory in the Kansas caucuses. The win keeps alive his hopes of being the US Republicans’ presidential

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Super Tuesday galvanises candidates

Super Tuesday is behind them but the US race for the Republican presidential nomination remains full of suspense, as each key candidate is still

Super Tuesday is behind them but the US race for the Republican presidential nomination remains full of suspense, as each key candidate is still

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Not so Super Tuesday for Mitt Romney

Super Tuesday has been the night that settles the Republican presidential nomination in recent campaigns. With voters in ten states casting

Super Tuesday has been the night that settles the Republican presidential nomination in recent campaigns. With voters in ten states casting

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Rival Republicans accentuate the positive

Both main sides of the divided Republican family are taking positives from the outcome of Super Tuesday. It was far from the knock-out blow Mitt

Both main sides of the divided Republican family are taking positives from the outcome of Super Tuesday. It was far from the knock-out blow Mitt

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Romney edges Santorum with Super Tuesday wins

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded victories in the much-vaunted Super Tuesday Republican primaries. Romney snatched a narrow victory in Ohio

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded victories in the much-vaunted Super Tuesday Republican primaries. Romney snatched a narrow victory in Ohio

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A "super" day for the duo

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum remain the top two candidates in the race for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum remain the top two candidates in the race for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in

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A Georgia win rescues Gingrich campaign

Despite being a long way behind Romney and Santorum, Newt Gingrich did what he set out to do and that was to take his home state of Georgia. It was

Despite being a long way behind Romney and Santorum, Newt Gingrich did what he set out to do and that was to take his home state of Georgia. It was

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Super Tuesday voting gets underway in US

Voting got underway on Tuesday in America’s so-called ‘Super Tuesday’ race to win the Republican nomination for the White House. First up was Ohio

Voting got underway on Tuesday in America’s so-called ‘Super Tuesday’ race to win the Republican nomination for the White House. First up was Ohio

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Can Romney seal Super Tuesday?

For Mitt Romney, Super Tuesday in the race to win the Republican nomination to challenge Barack Obama for the presidency could be a dream come

For Mitt Romney, Super Tuesday in the race to win the Republican nomination to challenge Barack Obama for the presidency could be a dream come

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Santorum in Ohio ahead of Super Tuesday

In the US, it’s Super Tuesday and the candidates for the Republican nomination to challenge Barack Obama for the presidency are on the final stretch

In the US, it’s Super Tuesday and the candidates for the Republican nomination to challenge Barack Obama for the presidency are on the final stretch

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Republican hopefuls go all out for Super Tuesday

It is Super Tuesday in the race for the US Republican nomination, when ten states get to decide who they want to challenge Barack Obama for the

It is Super Tuesday in the race for the US Republican nomination, when ten states get to decide who they want to challenge Barack Obama for the

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Super Tuesday time to connect

The United States contest to see who the opposition Republican party selects as its candidate to replace the incumbent, Barack Obama, has never left

The United States contest to see who the opposition Republican party selects as its candidate to replace the incumbent, Barack Obama, has never left

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Romney romps home in Washington

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney claimed an easy victory in Washington state on Saturday – his fourth win in a week. He took 36 percent

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney claimed an easy victory in Washington state on Saturday – his fourth win in a week. He took 36 percent

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USA: All to play for in Republican primaries

The race for the Republican nomination for the White House continues with Mitt Romney being tipped to win Washington state on Saturday. Romney has

The race for the Republican nomination for the White House continues with Mitt Romney being tipped to win Washington state on Saturday. Romney has

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Romney wins primaries as the battle heats up for Super Tuesday

Mitt Romney is a step closer to cementing his position as the Republican candidate who will take on US President Barack Obama in November’s

Mitt Romney is a step closer to cementing his position as the Republican candidate who will take on US President Barack Obama in November’s