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GOP Candidates Treading Gingerly On Climate Change

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

10/24/2014

Former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, delivers remarks during a "CoMITT to the Comeback" rally for Michigan republican candidates on Oct. 2, 2014 in Livonia, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney In Iowa: ‘They Say If You’re Running For Office You Shouldn’t Tell Jokes’

Republican Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa Sunday for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, hoping to capitalize on President Barack Obama’s sagging approval rating in the state two years after he defeated the former Massachusetts governor to win a second term in part by carrying Iowa.

10/13/2014

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GOP Faces Senate Recruitment Woes In Key States

Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.

04/27/2013

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