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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses a luncheon hosted by Newspaper Association of America and American Society of News Editors during the MediaXchange conference on April 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Top Republicans In Congress Finally Embrace Romney

The two top Republicans in Congress explicitly endorsed Mitt Romney on Tuesday to be their party’s presidential nominee, as party leaders continued consolidating around their all-but-inevitable candidate in hopes of quickly focusing attention on ousting President Barack Obama in this fall’s election.


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GOP Officials: Santorum Edges Romney In Iowa By 34 Votes

Rick Santorum edged front-runner Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, but no winner will be declared because some votes remain missing in the event’s closest finish ever, Republican officials said Thursday.