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Who killed at CPAC, the GOP's red meat 2016 auditions?
Who killed at CPAC, the GOP's red meat 2016 auditions?

The fervent Republicans who throng the Conservative Political Action Conference every year aren't representative of the American electorate. They aren't even representative of the GOP electorate. For four of the last five years, their straw poll for president has chosen Rand Paul or Ron Paul. These are not everyday Republicans. Yet the conference, which took place Thursday through Saturday, is still an important event — “the starting gun of the Republican primary campaign,” in the words of one veteran GOP strategist. It's the first real national audition for potential Republican candidates, all on the same stage, one after the other — even if the TV...

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