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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014
By United Press International
Rick Santorum-produced Western film debuts [VIDEO]

Rick Santorum-produced Western film debuts [VIDEO]

March 23 (UPI) -- "The Redemption of Henry Myers" premieres Sunday night on the Hallmark Channel.
Danielle Haynes
Scott Brown launches exploratory committee for NH Senate

Scott Brown launches exploratory committee for NH Senate

March 14 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Scott Brown is officially considering a run in New Hampshire.
Gabrielle Levy
Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll again

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll again

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- For the second year in a row, Rand Paul came out on top of the straw poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
Gabrielle Levy
Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at Conservative PAC conference

Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at Conservative PAC conference

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., easily won Saturday's straw presidential poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington.
Poll: Christie's national popularity takes a hit

Poll: Christie's national popularity takes a hit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's popularity as a potential presidential candidate is taking a hit in the face of recent controversy, a CNN/ORC poll indicates.

Iowa secretary of state inches toward run for House seat

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz indicated he was moving closer to a decision on running for retiring Republican Tom Latham's U.S. House seat.

Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton in a draw, poll says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in a hypothetical White House matchup, a national poll indicates.
Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Americans' use of the term 'Madiba'

Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Americans' use of the term 'Madiba'

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Stephen Colbert poked fun at America's propensity for appropriating the term of endearment -- 'Madiba' -- used by South Africans when speaking of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
JC Finley

Santorum: HealthCare.gov a mess on back end

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., said Sunday that though improvements may have been made to HealthCare.gov, the insurance industry is reporting problems.
Chris Christie an early GOP frontrunner for president, survey says

Chris Christie an early GOP frontrunner for president, survey says

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is an early front runner in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race, a poll released Friday indicates.
Scalia and the devil

Scalia and the devil

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Did Justice Antonin Scalia have to announce his belief in a literal Satan less than a month before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear argument on government-led prayer? Yes, he probably did.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Wtiter

Ex-Democrat top vote-getter in Ala. Republican congressional primary

SPANISH FORT, Ala., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Former state Sen. Bradley Byrne won the most votes in the Republican primary Tuesday for a special election in Alabama's 1st Congressional District.
Susan Boyle to make her film debut in Rick Santorum-produced movie

Susan Boyle to make her film debut in Rick Santorum-produced movie

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Scottish recording artist Susan Boyle is to make her feature-film debut in "The Christmas Candle," EchoLight Studios announced Tuesday.
Rand Paul campaign pots filling faster in 2013

Rand Paul campaign pots filling faster in 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul raised nearly $2 million in campaign funds in the first half of 2013, records show, even as his political plans for 2016 aren't yet known.

Poll finds most in Ohio don't want Gov. Kasich to be president

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Ohio voters have little enthusiasm for a presidential run by Gov. John Kasich, a poll released Friday indicated.

Trump says if he ran, he would spend as much as it takes

AMES, Iowa, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Real estate mogul Donald Trump on Sunday said if he ran, he would spend as much of his money as needed win the Republican presidential nomination in 2016
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
NRA's message at convention: The fight is not over

NRA's message at convention: The fight is not over

HOUSTON, May 2 (UPI) -- The National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston is designed to be a conference about issues and not a victory celebration, its spokesman said.
Poll: Hillary Clinton leads Dems, no clear GOP front-runner for 2016

Poll: Hillary Clinton leads Dems, no clear GOP front-runner for 2016

TEANECK, N.J., April 30 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leads among Democrats but there is no Republican front-runner for the 2016 presidential nomination, a poll found.
Rick Santorum hospitalized

Rick Santorum hospitalized

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 15 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was hospitalized this past weekend, a spokeswoman said.

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Santorum, Gingrich open to running again

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Republican presidential hopefuls Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich both say they are open to running for president in 2016.

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Ex-Gov. Sanford ready for his comeback

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 1 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, whose second term is notable for a sex scandal, holds the edge heading into Tuesday's Republican congressional runoff.
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