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Santorum announces White House bid to blue-collar crowd

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 5/28/15, 08:12 am

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum launched his second White House bid on Wednesday, promising to bolster U.S. manufacturing and put working-class Americans back to work.

In keeping with the theme, Santorum announced his presidential campaign against a blue-collar backdrop, gathering in a warehouse, surrounded by factory workers in his hometown of Butler, Pa.

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Presidential candidates make much of foreign policy

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
Posted 5/20/15, 03:10 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the big campaign gets closer.

In 1992, political strategist James Carville coined a short, simple phrase intended to keep Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign on point. He posted a sign in Clinton’s Little Rock campaign headquarters that said, “The economy, stupid.”

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GOP candidates and their rocky relationship with the media

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 5/13/15, 02:15 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the big campaign gets closer.

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