Some GOP lawmakers now flout anti-tax man Norquist

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, conservative lobbyist Grover Norquist vowed to drive Republicans out of office if they didn't pledge to oppose tax increases. Many ..
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NJ Gov. Christie's focus: Rebuilding, re-election

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MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend the next year leading efforts to rebuild his home state after Superstorm Sandy — and runni..
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NJ Gov. Christie says he plans to seek 2nd term

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MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — His popularity surging because of his handling of Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that he will seek re-election so ..
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NJ Gov. Christie announces re-election bid

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MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — His popularity surging because of his handling of Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that he will seek re-election so ..
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On average the Stones older than US Supreme Court

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Supreme Court used to be called Nine Old Men. That's nothing compared to the ageless Rolling Stones. The justices on average are the kid broth..
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AP sources: Christie files to seek re-election

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has filed papers to seek re-election next year, while enjoying a popularity surge due to his hands-on response..
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Buzz kill: US won't send Andrew W.K. to Bahrain

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew W.K. won't be taking his party to Bahrain after all. The American performer announced on his website that he had been name..
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Wis. governor insists he's not thinking about 2016

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Plenty of Republicans are talking about a possible presidential run by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but Walker insists he's not one of them. ..
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JFK's last night recalled as key event for Latinos

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President John F. Kennedy was supposed to just stop by and wave hello. Instead, a group of eager Latinos persuaded him to come inside and speak to a ..
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Black voters look to leverage their loyalty

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When black voters gave President Barack Obama 93 percent support on Election Day in defiance of predictions that they might sit it out this year..
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Iowa straw poll on the outs with GOP establishment

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should d..
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Unions flexed muscles in state campaigns

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WASHINGTON (AP) — From California to Maine, unions used their political muscle in the recent elections to help install Democratic governors, build labor-friendly ..
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Powerful supermajorities elected to statehouses

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — There's a new superpower growing in the Great Plains and the South, where bulging Republican majorities in state capitols could dramati..
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Jindal: Liking people is key to expanding GOP tent

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the Republican Party has to start liking people if it wants to broaden its base. Former Commerce..
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Rubio makes first postelection trip to Iowa

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ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio said the way to turn around the nation's struggling economy is not to raise taxes on the wealthiest individuals, but rather ..
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Republicans: GOP needs to get with the times

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Grand Old Party needs to get with the times. That's according to some Republicans who discussed the party's challenges after ..
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Justice official: Register voters automatically

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the top enforcers of the nation's civil rights laws said Friday government should be responsible for automatically registering citizens t..
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GOP leaders already jockeying for 2016

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The jockeying for 2016 has already begun. Potential GOP presidential candidates are meeting with donors, operatives and party elde..
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Oregon has nation's 1st lesbian legislative leader

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman will be the first openly lesbian lawmaker to lead a state legislative chamber in the U.S. Democrats in the state..
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Tenn. GOP congressman's ex-wife had 2 abortions

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who opposes abortion rights, testified during divorce proceedings that he and his former wife made ..
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