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Chat with Yahoo News political reporter Rachel Rose Hartman at 2:30 p.m. ET (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Join Yahoo News political reporter Rachel Rose Hartman on Facebook at 2:30 p.m. ET for a live chat. Hartman, who has been covering the Conservative Political Action Conference this week, will field your questions about the state of the Republican Party and the 2012 presidential race. Join the Yahoo Ticket Facebook page here. More popular Yahoo! [...]

Obama to announce ‘accommodation’ for religious groups on contraceptive rule. Will it be enough? (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Amid a backlash from many Catholics and proponents of religious liberty, President Obama is expected to announced at 12:15 p.m. ET that he will not require religious institutions like hospitals and universities to provide free contraception to their employees in their health insurance. Show More Summary

Live stream: Mitt Romney’s CPAC speech (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Mitt Romney is scheduled to make his case to the base of the Republican Party at the Conservative Political Action Conference at 12:55 p.m. on Friday. During an appearance on Fox News on Thursday, Romney said his speech will focus on his tenure as governor of Massachusetts, which conservatives in the party have criticized, pointing [...]

Live stream: Rick Santorum’s speech to CPAC (The Ticket)

The Ticket - WASHINGTON--Fresh off his three-state election night sweep Tuesday, Rick Santorum is the first Republican presidential candidate to address the Conservative Political Action Conference this year. His remarks begin at 10:25 am ET. Show More Summary

Liberal group says ‘over 500? demonstrators will protest CPAC Friday (The Ticket)

The Ticket - A Washington-based liberal group called This is Our DC announced Friday morning it plans to join with "Occupy DC, unemployed, community groups, faith leaders [and] labor workers" to bring more than 500 demonstrators to the Conservative Political Action Committee Conference (CPAC) on Friday at noon. From the press release: We are ridiculing this radical, ruinous [...]

What to watch for this weekend in politics (The Ticket)

The Ticket - It's a big day Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. Three of the Republican White House hopefuls speak. Rick Santorum, who is angling to maintain the momentum he picked up Tuesday in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado, speaks at CPAC at 10:25 a.m. EST. Mitt Romney, who continues to try to solidify [...]

CPAC braces for possible ‘Occupy’ infiltration (The Ticket)

The Ticket - WASHINGTON--If liberal demonstrators try to crash this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, the largest annual gathering of conservatives, attendees here say they'll be ready. For weeks before the conference,...Show More Summary

Video: CPAC conservatives unite in opposition to Obama’s contraceptive rule (The Ticket)

The Ticket - WASHINGTON-- From politicians to regular Americans, most gathered here Thursday for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. had something to say about President Obama's proposal requiring...Show More Summary

Romney campaign creates oppo-banner for Santorum, the front-runner’s latest threat (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Mitt Romney seems to be finally paying attention to Rick Santorum, since the former Pennsylvania senator staged a three-state election sweep Tuesday. The Romney camp has designed a Santorum-specific banner graphic that will grace future anti-Santorum news releases issued from the campaign press shop. Show More Summary

What to watch for Thursday in politics (The Ticket)

The Ticket - It's day one of the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an annual gathering in Washington, D.C., of thousands of Republican activists. Thursday speakers include: Rep. Michele Bachmann, Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain and House Speaker John Boehner. Show More Summary

Activists converge on Washington for largest conservative conference in the country (The Ticket)

The Ticket - It's February in Washington, which means it's time for the largest annual gathering of Republican activists: The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the ultimate hajj for anyone who ever hung a poster of William F. Buckley in their dorm room or read Barry Goldwater's Conscience of a Conservative for fun. Starting Thursday, thousands from around [...]

Santorum still faces uphill race in Michigan, state Republican chairman says (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Fresh off his triple-state victory Tuesday night, Rick Santorum declared he will be heavily focusing on Michigan's upcoming primary. But Bobby Schostak, chairman of the Michigan Republican party, made clear Wednesday that his state is still Mitt Romney country through and through. "I think that he's got a bit of momentum now," Schostak said of [...]

Top House Republican vow legislation to overturn Obama rule mandating birth control coverage (The Ticket)

The Ticket - From the Republican presidential candidates to top GOP  lawmakers in Washington, party leaders are engaging in a full-court press against the Obama Administration's decision to force employers affiliated with religiousShow More Summary

Santorum takes morning victory lap on cable, with eyes on Michigan (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Rick Santorum spent the morning after his three-state sweep in the Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota caucuses with interviews on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. "We felt it, we felt it coming," Santorum said on "Fox and Friends" of his surprising victory over Mitt Romney in Colorado and more expected victories in Minnesota and Missouri, that [...]

‘Top Line’: Is Obama peaking too early? (The Ticket)

The Ticket - President Obama has had a very good week. The election, however, is not until November. A January jobs report showed 243,000 new jobs were created, as the unemployment rate ticked down to 8.3%. A new ABC News/Washington Post poll showed, for the very first time of the cycle, President Obama crossing the all important 50% [...]

What to watch for Wednesday in politics (The Ticket)

The Ticket - The pace does not let up. Rick Santorum won in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri on Tuesday, and he's headed to Texas on Wednesday for three campaign stops. Mitt Romney is headed to Georgia, and Newt Gingrich will be in Ohio, where he has campaigned for the past two days. All three states are in the [...]

Romney looks to Arizona & Michigan after Santorum’s surprising sweep (The Ticket)

The Ticket - DENVERâ??Hours before Rick Santorum's victories in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota on Tuesday were official, Mitt Romney's campaign began downplaying the votes in the three statesâ??knowing that the night likely wouldn't go as well as it hoped. Show More Summary

Rick Santorum’s victory speech: ‘Conservatism is alive and well in Missouri and Minnesota’ (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Rick Santorum won the caucuses in Colorado and Minnesota on Tuesday night, as well as a non-binding primary in Missouri. He spoke to supporters at a rally in St. Charles, Mo., before the results of the Colorado caucuses were final. "I don't stand here to claim to be the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney," Santorum [...]

Mitt Romney’s Colorado speech: subdued, but focused on Obama (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Mitt Romney took the stage Tuesday night at his Denver campaign headquarters before the results of that state's caucuses were announced. Romney started the speech with small talk about the weather, but he quickly turned the speech to attacks on President Obama, as he has done with previous election night speeches. Watch the full speech: [...]

Ron Paul’s speech in Minnesota: ‘A strong second place, and it’s going to continue’ (The Ticket)

The Ticket - Ron Paul took second place in Minnesota's Republican presidential caucuses Tuesday night, pushing Mitt Romney into his first third-place finish of the 2012 campaign. Addressing his supporters at his campaign headquarters...Show More Summary

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