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- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
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- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
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Latest Jon Huntsman Items
Texas Rep. Ron Paul won the straw poll at the Republican Leadership Conference, organizers announced on Saturday. But the big event of the day was the appearance of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential GOP presidential candidate.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who is mulling a bid for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, said President Obama has "failed on the economic front."
Toeing the 2012 line, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman sounded like a full-fledged White House candidate Saturday set to join the field this month as he mapped out a campaign strategy that bypasses early-voting Iowa to focus on New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida.
In the first presidential election since the tea party's emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a range of issues, even though more centrist stands might play well in the 2012 general election.
For Republican presidential contenders who once supported combating global warming, the race is heating up. Faced with an activist right wing that questions the science linking pollution to changes in the Earth's climate and also disdains big government, most of the GOP contenders have stepped back from their previous positions on global warming. Some have apologized outright for past support of proposals to reduce heat-trapping pollution. And those who haven't fully recanted are under pressure to do so.
He's shedding fancy ambassadorial plumage and getting in campaign stride. And down home.
Guess Donald Trump deserves a last laugh of sorts. The birther thing is not quite over yet.
Republican Jon Huntsman, weighing a White House bid, used his first formal event after stepping down as President Barack Obama's ambassador to China to confront the line on his resume that conservatives were most likely to declare a deal-breaker.
Relatives and supporters of three Americans jailed and tortured in Laos are appealing to the Obama administration to put high-level pressure on the communist government for their release.