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Michele Bachmann Wins Iowa Straw Poll; Tim Pawlenty Ends His Presidential Candidacy

GOP presidential candidate and Tea Party darling Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, won her first victory of the campaign season at Saturday’s Ames Straw Poll in Iowa.

Out of 16,892 votes cast, she claimed 4,823 of them, narrowly edging out second-place finisher, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, by only 152 votes.

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House Democrats Hold Hearing On The Republicans Effort To Repeal Health Care Reform Bill
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Obamacare Plan Ruled Unconstitutional By Atlanta Court Of Appeals

The Alabama federal court of appeals ruled on the provision in Obama's Healthcare law requiring citizens to buy healthcare to be unconstitutional. With other state appeals courts finding it completely unconstitutional and others in Cincinnati upholding the new healthcare law, it will now fall into the lap of the supreme court

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Will ‘Make Clear’ He’s Running for President

Texas Governor Rick Perry, who has yet to formally announce his candidacy for the GOP presidential nomination, is certainly acting like he’s in the running. Two associates have said he will visit the early-voting states South Carolina and New Hampshire on Saturday.

Perry will give a speech in South Carolina “to make clear that he’s running for president” before then heading to a house party in New Hampshire at the home of state representative, Pamela Tucker, who has been encouraging Perry to run.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Hospitalized

New Jersey governor and potential presidential candidate Chris Christie was hospitalized Thursday, after complaining of shortness of breath.

Although Christie has publicly stated he is not running for president in 2012, Republican activists have been trying to persuade the outspoken fiscal conservative to get in the race.

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Spenditol, The Medication For You If You’re Stressed Over Money

Gas prices have gone up, food prices are rising everyday and the Government cannot agree on a budget. If issues like these have you stressed then try $penditol.

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Could Expiring Drug Patents Mean You’ll Save a Fortune?

An unprecedented wave of drug patent expirations in the next year will usher in generics that will dramatically reduce the prices of some of world’s best-selling medications, including cholesterol drug Lipitor and blood thinner Plavix. Other drugs used to treat conditions such as asthma, diabetes, HIV and depression will also be affected.

“My estimation is at least 15 percent of the population is currently using one of the drugs whose patents will expire in 2011 or 2012,” says Joel Owerbach, chief pharmacy officer for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, which serves most of upstate New York.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts John Edwards
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John Edwards Forced To Payback $2.3 Million In Campaign Funds

The Federal Election Commission has voted 6-0 to force John Edwards to payback $2.3 million in campaign funds from his failed 2008 Presidential bid.

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Obama to Hold First Twitter Town Hall; Biden Starts Tweeting

President Barack Obama is set to hold his first Twitter town hall on Wednesday.

The president will answer questions submitted by using the #AskObama hashtag via a live webcast at 2 p.m. ET at askobama.twitter.com.

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Despite Bristol’s Claim, Sarah Palin Says She’s Undecided on Presidential Run

Despite a claim by daughter Bristol Palin that her mind had been made up, Sarah Palin said Tuesday that she has not decided whether she’ll run for president in 2012.

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Michele Bachmann Officially Announces Presidential Bid

Minnesota Rep. and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann officially announced her candidacy for the 2012 presidential election on Monday.

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