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POSSIBLE PRESIDENT: Two possible presidential candidates will be in Iowa soon.

On Monday, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum will speak at three events.  All part of the Family Leader Presidential lecture series.  His first stop is in Iowa City, then to Pella Christian School and he will finish the day at Dordt College. Full story

Ron Paul kicks off exploratory committee for '12 bid

Republican Ron Paul announced Tuesday that he's forming a campaign exploratory committee as he moves closer to again seeking the Republican nomination for president. Full story

Paul takes step toward presidential run

Texas Congressman Ron Paul will announce on Tuesday in Iowa that he is forming a presidential exploratory committee. Full story

Pawlenty raises $160K in early phase of 2012 chase

Tim Pawlenty's start-up committee for the Republican presidential nomination pulled in $160,000 over its first 10 days. Full story

Rick Santorum takes formal step in 2012 White House bid

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum will set up an exploratory committee in pursuit of the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, he said on Wednesday. Full story

Pawlenty says 'I'm running'; campaign downplays it

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty may be running for president, but he's not ready to be official about it. Full story

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Gingrich: I expect to be 'in the race' for 2012

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  Romney makes it official

On the eve of the five year anniversary of the Massachusetts health care overhaul he signed into law – Mitt Romney made a preemptive strike announcing his presidential exploratory committee on Twitter and in an online video. Politico’s Jonathan Martin discusses.