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Republicans cite a new survey to claim health insurance premiums are up 90 percent in New Hampshire because of the Affordable Care Act. But that figure is based on just one insurance broker in the state. Read more»

Sen. Paula Aboud, D-Tucson, has authored a bill that would create a 'Return to Work' program through the Arizona Department of Economic Security.

Arizona can return more people to work by allowing firms to provide up to six weeks of training for those receiving unemployment assistance without having to add them to payrolls, a Tucson lawmaker contends. Read more»

Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire signed same-sex marriage into law on Monday, making Washington the seventh state to recognize gay and lesbian unions. Read more»

Mitt Romney speaks in Phoenix on Dec. 6.

Mitt Romney used part of his New Hampshire primary victory speech to blast President Barack Obama as a “failed president” and alienate Europe when he said the White House reflected the “worst of what Europe has become.” Read more»

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum was harangued outside his campaign rally at Jillian’s Billiards Club in Manchester, N.H., where he was greeted by chants of 'bigot' from a crowd Monday night. Read more»

Fresh off an eight-vote (or was it nine?) loss to Mitt Romney in Iowa, Rick Santorum has taken his resurgent presidential campaign on the road, to free-wheelin' New Hampshire. Read more»

Despite a disappointing fifth-place finish in Tuesday night's Iowa caucuses that led Rick Perry to say he was returning home to Texas to reassess his candidacy, the Texas governor surprised everyone — including some of his own staff — by announcing this morning that he would stay in the race. Read more»

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

A giddy Gov. Rick Perry was fidgety and full of exuberance in this must-watch speech recorded in New Hampshire on Friday night. Read more» 1

Michele Bachmann

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's entire New Hampshire campaign staff resigned en masse on Friday. Read more»

The Republican candidates for president sat down for a roundtable-style discussion Tuesday night at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

At the latest debate, the Republican presidential candidates repeated several claims they’ve made before. The candidates reiterated false and misleading lines about the federal health care law, the debt ceiling debate, job creation and more. Read more»

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to potential voters Saturday in Manchester, N.H.

Rick Perry, taking a dig at rival presidential candidate Mitt Romney on his home turf, urged New Hampshire voters Saturday to steer clear of Republicans who seem too much like the president they want to replace. Read more»

Protesters in Portsmouth await Perry's arrival at Popovers restaurant Thursday, where the Texas governor was to meet with voters.

Rick Perry came to press the flesh with voters here Thursday — but outside a local café, Popovers On The Square, he ran instead into a vociferous protest of his view that Medicare and Social Security are a "Ponzi scheme." (with video) Read more»

Texas governor and Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry talks with reporters Wednesday in New Hampshire.

A day after the White House and even some fellow Republicans admonished Gov. Rick Perry for warning of potentially “treasonous” acts by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, the governor responded — more politely this time. Read more» 1

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Gov. Rick Perry will make it clear he's jumping into the 2012 presidential race during an appearance this weekend in South Carolina, Republican sources said Monday. Read more» 3

The Rape-aXe is a latex sheath containing sharp barbs that latch onto the penis when a man tries to rape a woman. The device can only be removed surgically.

South African Sonnet Ehlers made a promise to herself to "do something about” rape. Forty years later, the result is the Rape-aXe, an anti-rape device with "teeth." Read more» 2