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Florida: Reps. Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman Jr., Gary Johnson, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum.

Louisiana: Mr. Paul.

Michigan: Mr. Perry, Mr. Romney (both appearing at the Mackinac Island Republican Leadership Conference).

New Hampshire: Mr. Huntsman, Buddy Roemer.


“There is no evidence that we can succeed in the 21st century with an anti-government strategy, with a philosophy grounded in ‘You’re on your own’ rather than ‘We’re all in this together.’ “

- A line from former President Bill Clinton’s 200-page book titled “Back to Work,” due from Knopf in November, and his third book since leaving office.


• 55 percent of Americans do not trust the news media to report their information “fully, accurately and fairly.”

• 44 percent say they do trust the media.

• 47 percent say the media is “too liberal.”

• 75 percent of Republicans, 20 percent of Democrats, 75 percent of conservatives and 16 percent of liberals agree.

• 36 percent overall say the media, ideologically, is “just about right.”

• 20 percent of Republicans, 57 percent of Democrats, 21 percent of conservatives and 42 percent of liberals agree.

• 13 percent overall say the media is “too conservative.”

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