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(CNN) – Rick Perry doubled down on his religion-based attack of President Barack Obama Wednesday, saying the president was preventing students from celebrating Christmas in schools. But just last year, Perry issued a holiday statement as governor of Texas that omits any mention of the Christian holiday.
In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Perry said Obama and the political left were waging a "war on religious traditions," including preventing students from praying in schools and having Christmas parties.
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(CNN) – He's the fourth GOP hopeful to enjoy a surge in the polls, but Newt Gingrich thinks his frontrunner status will be longer lived than his rivals' bursts in the spotlight.
When asked Wednesday by CNN's Wolf Blitzer if it was possible he would make a blunder that would deflate his campaign, Gingrich acknowledged anything could happen.
"Is it possible? I guess," Gingrich said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."