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Real estate mogul Donald Trump could make inroads among the religious right in the Republican Party presidential nominating race for 2012 if he picked up the endorsement of the scion of one of the 20th century's foremost evangelists. (Associated Press)

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GOP leadership led by Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) offers remarks during a break as they caucus at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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GOP leadership led by Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) offers remarks during a break as they caucus at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, seen here addressing Ohio Republicans in Cleveland on March 30, took another step in his GOP presidential bid, leasing office space in a Minneapolis high-rise. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann arrives with her husband, Marcus, at a state GOP fundraiser on March 12 in Nashua, N.H. Mrs. Bachmann recently has visited two other early nominating states. She is expected to announce by summer whether she will run for president in 2012. (Associated Press)

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Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour sounded like a 2012 GOP presidential candidate in a speech before the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on Monday. (Associated Press)

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Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour sounded like a 2012 GOP presidential candidate in a speech before the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on Monday. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: GOP path by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

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Illustration: GOP cuts by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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Former Godfather's Pizza Chief Executive Herman Cain is among those cultivating the GOP grass roots in Iowa this week. (Herman Cain Presidential Exploratory Committee)

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Former Godfather's Pizza executive Herman Cain is among those cultivating the GOP grass roots in Iowa. (Herman Cain Presidential Exploratory Committee)

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**FILE** House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, puts up a chart on Feb. 14 while delivering the GOP response to President Obama's budget submission for fiscal 2012 on Capitol Hill. The nation faces a possible government shutdown if Democrats and Republicans have not agreed by March 4 on an extension for funding the federal government. (Associated Press)

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"In the last two years, under President Obama, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs," House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, said Tuesday as the GOP outlined proposed budget cuts. "If some of those jobs are lost, so be it. We're broke." (Associated Press)

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CRITICAL: Rep. Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin (left) and fellow Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, presenting the GOP's response to Mr. Obama's budget, criticized its taxing and spending levels. (Associated Press)

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, and the Senate Budget Committee's top Republican, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, right, give the GOP response to President Obama's budget submission for Fiscal Year 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Joe Manchin III, just months after his election in West Virginia, has become a GOP target. (AP Photo)

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Rep. Michele Bachmann independently scheduled her own GOP response. In prepared remarks released to the press, she charged that Mr. Obama has ushered in an "unprecedented explosion of government spending and debt ... unlike anything we have seen in the history of our country." (Associated Press)

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Rep. Michele Bachmann independently scheduled her own GOP response. In prepared remarks released to the press, she charged that Mr. Obama has ushered in an "unprecedented explosion of government spending and debt ... unlike anything we have seen in the history of our country." (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer speaks about election ballots his campaign was challenging at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

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POINTED REMARKS: At a news conference Tuesday, President Obama likened the GOP to hostage-takers, hearkening back to his accusations that Republicans were holding middle-class tax cuts "hostage." (Associated Press)