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Bachmann, Huntsman, Santorum Hang On in Republican Race

Posted December 28th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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In the crowded fight for the Republican presidential nomination, three well-known candidates have loyal followings, but trail far behind in opinion polls. Michele Bachmann , a Republican U.S. Representative for the state of Minnesota, helped found the House Tea Party caucus. In August she became the first woman to win the Iowa straw poll, but […]

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South Sudan, Japanese PM Debut at UN

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 4:08 pm (UTC-5)
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The world’s newest country made its debut before the U.N. General Assembly, warning it is in dire need of help. South Sudan President Salva Kiir addressed the U.N. body for the first time Friday, saying his country’s “march out of the abyss of poverty” will take time, since there is little or no infrastructure. Mr. […]

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