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  • Ginger White goes public near Dunwoody, Ga., on Monday. In an explosive allegation, Ms. White said she and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain had a 13-year extramarital affair that lasted nearly until the former businessman announced his candidacy for the White House several months ago. (Associated Press)

    Cain denies new claim of 13-year-long affair

    An Atlanta businesswoman said Monday that she had a 13-year extramarital affair with Herman Cain — an accusation he went on television to deny, but that is likely to continue as a storyline that has dented the presidential hopes of the onetime Republican front-runner.

  • ** FILE ** Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks during a GOP presidential debate at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Mich., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    'Targeted identification' isn't profiling, Cain says

    Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain said "targeted identification" of terror suspects differs from racial profiling.

  • State lawmakers in New Hampshire are expected to take up a measure to repeal the state's same-sex marriage law in January, the same month the state holds a presidential primary. Republican candidates like Mitt Romney (shown), Rick Perry and Herman Cain have had to clarify their position on the hot-button social issue. (Associated Press)

    N.H. gay marriage push highlights GOP shifts

    Whether they like it or not, Republican presidential candidates are joining New Hampshire's intensifying gay marriage debate.

  • A sign is posted as a joke at an entrance to the Occupy Portland camp Oregon. Occupy protesters want shoppers to boycott door-buster sales at big-box stores on Black Friday. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway

    Doubts about Mitt Romney's fitness for the White House disappear when skittish Republicans, conservatives and even evangelicals consider the alternative: another four years of President Obama and his evolving administration.

  • Former businessman Herman Cain has said he would change some of the U.N.'s rules. Mr. Cain, a GOP presidential hopeful, says he admires the hard-line foreign-policy views of a former U.S. envoy to the U.N.

    EDITORIAL: Cain's foreign policy

    One of the digs at Ronald Reagan before he was president was that he lacked a keen grasp of foreign policy. The former actor and California governor had never had to grapple with those questions firsthand. Surely, critics argued, he couldn't match the abilities of people with real-world experience like George H.W. Bush or John Connally. Once in office, Reagan demonstrated that principle and vision could more than make up for inexperience. He had a good plan and stuck to it; the rest was just a matter of details.

  • **FILE** Republican presidential candidates (from left) former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, businessman Herman Cain, Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum prepare Nov. 12, 2011, before the CBS News/National Journal foreign policy debate in Spartanburg, S.C. (Associated Press)

    Networks walk a tightrope over crowded debates

    Keeping the crowded Republican presidential debates fair, lively and topical can seem like the equivalent of juggling while walking a tightrope.

  • Inside Politics

    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's Mormon faith is likely to be a factor in the primary elections, but not the general election, says a Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday.

  • Networks walk a tightrope over crowded debates

    Keeping the crowded Republican presidential debates fair, lively and topical can seem like the equivalent of juggling while walking a tightrope.

  • Newt Gingrich

    PRUDEN: Newt Gingrich: Another flavor at the GOP soup kitchen

    Now it's Newt's week to be the new and improved temporary seasonally impermanent flavor for the Republican primary campaign. He's entitled to his week in the front row. Republicans are big on taking turns, which is why they occasionally nominate sad sacks like Gerald Ford, Bob Dole and John McCain.

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