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2012 Presidential Campaign Reading Guides

We are picking out the best stories on the presidential candidates, so you can get beyond the day-to-day coverage and get a sense of each candidate's actual record. Here are the candidates we've reviewed so far.

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Ron Paul

Ron Paul’s tiny-government ideals have become increasingly relevant. Here’s our guide to some of the best reading on the Texas Congressman.

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Michele Bachmann

A rundown of the stories you need to read about Rep. Michele Bachmann. She has held the title of Tea Party favorite thus far in the campaign, but what about her actual record?

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Mitt Romney

Beyond RomneyCare: A rundown of some of the best reading on Mitt Romney’s background and record.

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Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich is struggling to make a political comeback after his spectacular fall a decade ago. Here’s some of the best coverage of his political career and record.

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Herman Cain

Want a feel for what The Hermanator Experience™ is all about? Start here.

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Rick Santorum

The best reading on former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum to help you cut through the horse-race coverage and get oriented.

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Jon Huntsman

Jon Huntsman's divergence on some core Republican issues has given him the labels of "moderate" and "second-tier."

President Obama

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On the Economy

We examine President Obama's record on the economy and cite some of the best reading on how his initiatives to create jobs, help homeowners, and shore up the financial system have fared thus far.

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On Jobs

President Obama has promised to focus on jobs. But what has he done to create jobs so far? Here’s a look at his record.