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January 3rd Likely Iowa Caucus Date

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The first election contest will most likely be held on Tuesday, January 3rd.  Iowa was forced to move up its date in order to keep ahead of Nevada, which chose January 14th to hold their primary which is due to the fact that Florida moved up their primary date to January 31st. Florida decided to …

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Florida Crashes 2012 Calendar

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By REID J. EPSTEIN There they go again. Just as it did in 2008, Florida blew up the carefully constructed 2012 GOP presidential calendar Friday, choosing to hold its presidential primary more than a month ahead of the Republican National Committee-authorized date. It’s a move with far-reaching effects that could remake the presidential primary and …

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Rogue States Threaten GOP Calendar

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In the final days before states submit their primary and caucus plans to the Republican National Committee, the GOP is sweating bullets over the possibility that a gang of rogue states could still wreak havoc on the 2012 presidential nominating process. One state, Arizona, has already announced that it will violate RNC rules and hold …

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The GOP’s New Primary Schedule Explained

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By Kate Sheppard The 2012 Republican primary contest might be all anyone can talk about these days, but there still isn’t a very clear picture of what the primary calendar even looks like. With just months left before the first votes, the Republican National Committee has done little to reduce the uncertainty: GOP officials have …

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