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  • Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (left) talks with an unidentified man after arriving at Exciting Idlewild Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, in Lutz, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Gingrich dismisses Dole, McCain, Romney as moderates

    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, responding Sunday to criticism from 1996 GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole, said that a "moderate" like Mr. Dole can't beat President Obama next fall.


  • CURL: It's hard to win when your motto is 'It's my turn'

    Once upon a time there was a president, wavering in popularity. He was deemed by some political pundits as "highly beatable." But then, the Republican Party did the unthinkable: It gave the nomination to a guy because it was essentially "his turn," and the candidate got shellacked by the incumbent Democratic president.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama should reach out to Taiwan

    In discussing how China and Taiwan are signing the new Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), writer Bob Dole shows how both sides will benefit from fewer tariffs, more jobs, increased annual growth rate, etc. ("Ending estrangement, cementing ties," Commentary, Thursday). But Mr. Dole does not mention ECFA's other implications.


  • As the Republican presidential candidate, Mr. McCain (above) was a guest on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Aug. 25, 2008. (Associated Press)

    McCain's turn

    Always the bridesmaid, finally the bride.


  • The Rove treatment

    Soon after his arrival in Washington with the newly minted President Bush, I joked with Karl Rove, "Don't worry about buying silverware for your house. Just turn your back in this town and a whole new cutlery set will be plunged into it."


  • Former Sen. Fred Thompson has attracted a following among Republicans looking for a true conservative candidate.

    Thompson's 2008 run may end fast, critics say

    Former Sen. Fred Thompson is now hovering near the top of the heap of Republican presidential hopefuls in most polls, but critics say he will begin a precipitous descent when more primary voters learn more about his record.


  • Pundits: Thompson top dog for now

    Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson is now hovering near the top of the heap of Republican presidential hopefuls in most polls, but critics say he will begin a precipitous descent when more primary voters learn more about his record.


  • Methodical strategy gives edge to Romney

    BOSTON (AP) — Forget the national polls for Mitt Romney.


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