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Washington (CNN) – Republican sources say they're in a Catch-22 situation on how to reply to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claims that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney went 10 years without paying taxes.
They understand that they're taking Reid's bait and that responding to his unsubstantiated claims against Romney keeps alive the issue of Romney's refusing to release his tax returns.
The GOP announcement of convention speakers may offer clues about Mitt Romney's V.P. short list. CNN's John King reports.
Wolf Blitzer asks tough questions about the GOP's line of attack that President Obama is anti-business.
CNN's Dana Bash reports on the drama surrounding Republicans' latest attempt to overturn the health care law.
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(CNN) – Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, said in a Tuesday interview that he would not abandon GOP Rep. Allen West, who said on Sunday that President Barack Obama wanted Americans to be "slaves."
"He does not want you to have the self-esteem of getting up and earning and having that title of American. He'd rather you be his slave," the Florida congressman said of Obama at a rally in Port St. Lucie, according to CNN affiliate WPTV.
In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Republican Rep. Ron Paul discussed Mitt Romney and the Republican National Convention.
Paul admitted that Mitt Romney has the delegates to win the nomination but said he "doesn't have the control of the hearts and the minds of the people." When asked if he's ready to follow in his son Sen. Rand Paul's footsteps and endorse Romney, Paul replied "no way."
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Ex-Rep. Artur Davis explains to CNN's Wolf Blitzer why he left the Democratic Party and plans to vote for Mitt Romney.
By CNN's Wolf Blitzer
(CNN) – For all practical purposes, Mitt Romney is now the leader of the Republican Party.
Move over Reince Priebus, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner and the others. You have a new boss.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus how much longer he thinks Rick Santorum will stay in the race.
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