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  1. -Republican Candidates for President 2016 (
      "This article contains evolving lists of candidates associated with the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries for the 2016 United States presidential election." 05-15

  1. -Carly Fiorina for President (
      "Cara Carleton 'Carly' Fiorina (née Sneed; September 6, 1954) is an American politician, former business executive, and current chair of the non-profit organization Good360.[2] Starting in 1980, Fiorina rose through the ranks to become an executive at AT&T and its equipment and technology spinoff, Lucent. As chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard (HP) from 1999 to 2005, she was the first woman to lead one of the top twenty U.S. companies.[3]" 08-15

  2. -Donald Trump Leads Republicans in Polls (
      "A CNN Poll on Sunday showed Trump leading with 18% support among Republicans. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush was second at 15%; Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker rounded out the top three at 10%. Trump’s ratings in the poll have surged 6 points in the last month, while his rivals have remained relatively steady." 07-15

  3. -GOP Presidential Hopefuls Gather (MSNBC News)
      "An array of Republican presidential prospects made their opening pitch to conservative activists at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday, setting the stage for a long campaign to win the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus."

      "The event, organized by Iowa Congressman Steve King and conservative advocacy group Citizens United, was the highest profile gathering yet of likely 2016 candidates and its organizers billed it as an unofficial kickoff to the Republican primaries. Speakers included Chris Christie, Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Sarah Palin, among others." 01-15

  4. -Jeb Bush Disputes with Pope on Climate Change (MSNBC News)
      "But Bush disagreed with the sentiment Pope Francis expressed in the document. 'Numerous scientific studies indicate that the greater part of the global warming in recent decades is due to the great concentration of greenhouse gases … given off above all because of human activity,' Pope Francis wrote in the encyclical, a papal letter to bishops." 06-15

  5. -Marco Rubio Announces for Presidential Bid (New York Times)
      " Senator Marco Rubio of Florida told his top donors Monday that he was running for president in 2016, becoming the third Republican to officially enter the contest." 04-15

  6. -Rand Paul, Presidential Candidate, Criticizes Rubio (
      "Senator Marco Rubio of Florida told his top donors Monday that he was running for president in 2016, becoming the third Republican to officially enter the contest." 04-15

  7. -Republican Presidential Candidates (
      Lists the declared candidates. 04-15

  8. -Rick Perry Goes After Donald Trump (
      "Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has already emerged as one of the GOP presidential field’s most vocal critics of Donald Trump, ratcheted up his rhetoric again Wednesday as he slammed the real estate mogul’s presidential bid as a 'cancer on conservatism' and warned that, left unchecked, Trump could be the demise of the Republican Party." 07-15

  9. -The Science of Trump (
      "Hillary Clinton says she believes in science. Donald Trump isn’t a 'great believer' in human-caused climate change. But that doesn’t mean that Trump hates all science or that Clinton would always make the same choices as a lab technician. Truth is, 'science' is more than one thing and every politician has sciences they prioritize and others they are happy to see stagnate."

      "We wanted to know what fields of science the candidates were prioritizing and what science-related policy questions were most likely to come up in their respective administrations." 09-16

  10. -Transcript of the First Republican Presidential Debate With Candidates "Below the Cut" (
      "Seven Republican presidential candidates met for an undercard debate on Fox News Thursday night." 07-15

  11. -Trump Surprised by Severity of Response to Comments (CBS News)
      "All in all, Trump said, his presidential run so far has been "bad for my brand.' " 07-15

  12. Christie Announces Run for President (MSNBC News)
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  13. Christie Seeks Control of "Voting Mechanisms" for Republican Wins (
      "Christie stressed the need to keep Republicans in charge of states — and overseeing state-level voting regulations — ahead of the next presidential election. Christie made his push at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event in Washington, D.C., where he ran down a list of states he’s spent time in recently as chairman of the Republican Governors Association questioning whether a Republican presidential nominee would rather have the incumbent GOP governor in power or the Democratic challenger." 10-14

  14. Fact Checking the Fifth Republican Debate (
      "Cruz repeated his false claim that the immigration bill Rubio cosponsored in 2013 would have allowed the president to admit refugees into the U.S. without 'any background checks whatsoever.' " 12-15

  15. Trump Clashes With Key Journalist (
      "Donald Trump attacked the most important journalist on Spanish-speaking television in a face-off on Tuesday in Iowa, telling anchor Jorge Ramos to “go back to Univision.”" 08-15


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