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THE LID: Why the Large GOP Field is Growing
Some (wo)men ask why, but Republicans thinking about running for president in 2016 ask "Why not?"News Image


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Five Reasons for a Crowded Republican Field
Chuck's Take: History, money and media all play a role in explaining how the Republican presidential field grew to nearly 20 candidates.News Image


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Obama Administration Argues GOP Health Care Suit Should be Tossed
Attorneys for the Obama administration on Thursday argued in front of a federal judge that the lawsuit brought by Republicans in the House of Representatives over the president's health care law should be thrown out.News Image


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Rep. Peter King Might Launch Bid
Rep. Peter King said Sen. Rand Paul "does not belong int he Republican Party when he carries that message."News Image


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Why Are So Many Republicans Running for President?
Chuck's Take: History, money and media all play a role in explaining how the Republican presidential field grew to nearly 20 candidates.News Image


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Why It's a Big Deal That Nebraska Nixed Death Penalty
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matterNews Image


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Watch Live: Pataki Enters 2016 Presidential Race
Former New York Governor George Pataki announces his decision on a 2016 presidential bid.News Image


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First Read's Morning Clips
A roundup of the most important news stories of the day.News Image


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Former Gov. Pataki Announces White House Bid
In a four-minute campaign video, Pataki says "it is time to stand up, protect our freedom and take back this country."News Image


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Santorum Aims to 'Take America Back' With 2016 White House Run
Rick Santorum says part of his plan includes doing away with the IRS, instituting a flat tax and repealing President Obama's executive orders.News Image


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Santorum Begins 2016 Race Without Key Strategists
If Santorum is going to score a repeat victory in the opening round of the presidential race, he's going to have to do it without the team that crafted the strategy behind his upset caucus win four years ago.News Image


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Santorum Begins Second Underdog Presidential Campaign
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said the surprise success of his 2012 White House run changed the debate within the Republican party, but he's "ready to change this nation" with his second presidential bid.News Image


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THE LID: Rick Santorum Deja Vu (All Over Again)
Welcome to the Lid, your afternoon dose of the 2016 ethos...Rick Santorum's daughters told him not to wear a sweater vest during his second presidential run...News Image


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Clinton Jokes Her Hair Won't Turn Gray in the White House
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tells a group in South Carolina why her hair won't turn gray if she is elected president.News Image


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South Carolina Needs Her More Than She Needs It
Hillary Clinton visited South Carolina, the state where she suffered a devastating loss to challenger Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race.News Image


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