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Apr 26, 2015

Republican presidential contenders woo evangelical voters

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 26 (Reuters) – Republican
presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun
sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing
what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty.

Citing high-profile dust-ups over religious freedom bills in
Indiana and Arkansas, the contenders are painting a vivid
picture of faith under fire.

Apr 22, 2015

US presidential hopeful Rubio reaches out to gay Republicans

NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) – Marco Rubio, the youthful
Republican presidential hopeful who touts himself as the
candidate of his party’s future, has been making moves to court
a socially liberal faction of his party that represents gay
conservatives.

The Florida senator’s staff have held quarterly meetings
with the Log Cabin Republicans “going back some time”, their
executive director, Gregory Angelo, told Reuters. The meetings
with the advocacy group were to discuss legislation, issues and
opportunities to “partner on,” Angelo said. Rubio’s office
declined to comment on the meetings.

Apr 16, 2015
via Tales from the Trail

Christie banking on New Hampshire for boost

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New Hampshire gives New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie perhaps his best shot at recapturing the spotlight after having seen his prospects overshadowed by other presidential hopefuls such as Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie greets students after speaking at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester, New Hampshire April 14, 2015. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter