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Col. Nicholas F. Marano, the commanding officer at Camp Pendleton in California, will be in Simi Valley, Calif., on Feb. 6 for festivities centered around Ronald Reagan's birthday. (Photo courtesy USMC)

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People endure the heat as they wait in line to see former President Ronald Reagan's casket as it lies in state at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, Thursday June 10, 2004. ( Jessica Tefft / The Washington Times )

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Drew Fearson (left) of Chantilly and Christmas Set Manager George Allen (right) try to get Mr. Fearson's 2-year-old son, Tanner (second from right), and 1-year-old Reagan (second from left) to sit still and smile as they visit with Santa, played by Michael Graham, at Tysons Corner Center in Tysons Corner on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Amber (left) and Drew (center) Fearson of Chantilly wait in line with their 2-year-old son, Tanner (second from left), and 1-year-old Reagan (third from left) to get a chance to visit with Santa, played by Michael Graham, at Tysons Corner Center in Tysons Corner on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Amber, left, and Drew, center, Fearson of Chantilly, VA wait in line with their 2 year old son Tanner, second from left, and 1 year old Reagan, third from left, to get a chance to visit with Santa, played by Michael Graham, at Tyson's Corner Center, Tyson's Corner, VA, Wednesday, December 14, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Drew Fearson, left, of Chantilly, VA and Christmas Set Manager George Allen, right, try to get Drew's 2 year old son Tanner, second from right, and 1 year old Reagan, second from left, to sit still and smile as they visit with Santa, played by Michael Graham, at Tyson's Corner Center, Tyson's Corner, VA, Wednesday, December 14, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Ronald Reagan historian Craig Shirley's book "December 1942: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World" has made The New York Times bestseller list. (Image from Thomas Nelson)

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks Nov. 14, 2011, during the Scott County Republican Party's Ronald Reagan Dinner in Bettendorf, Iowa. (Associated Press)

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A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan is dedicated Nov. 1, 2011, at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on the centennial of the former president's birth. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan is dedicated Nov. 1, 2011, at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on the centennial of the former president's birth. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan is dedicated Nov. 1, 2011, at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on the centennial of the former president's birth. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan is dedicated Nov. 1, 2011, at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on the centennial of the former president's birth. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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From left: Frederick Ryan Jr., chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation; former Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Charles Snelling, chairman of the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, unveil the statue of President Reagan, on Nov. 1, 2011, at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (Associated Press)

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Elizabeth Dole, who served as the Transportation Secretary under President Ronald Reagan, greets guests Nov. 1, 2011, at the unveiling of a statue of Reagan at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (Associated Press

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In this photo taken Sept. 28, 2011, Ronald Reagan Elementary second-grader Calvin Gibbens counts the days of the month with his classmates in the Special Education class for autistic children at the Nampa, Idaho school. (AP Photo/Idaho Press-Tribune, Greg Kreller)

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More than 5,000 high school, college and professional football teams will salute Ronald Reagan's centennial birthday with a special coin toss this weekend. (Courtesy Warner Brothers)

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Democratic strategists are citing President Reagan's speeches and letters to persuade Republicans to agree to a debt-ceiling increase. A conservative media analyst said Reagan was being taken out of context. (Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Ronald Reagan points to the Statue of Liberty in the background in New York Harbor as he launches his campaign against President Carter in 1980. Jon Huntsman Jr. used the same spot to begin his campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Other Republicans have borrowed from the Reagan playbook as well.

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A 10-foot bronze statue of Ronald Reagan unveiled July 4 in London as a 2012 Republican presidential candidate? One headline would have it so. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Embassy, London)