Rick Perry Calls for Compromise Within the GOP

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_1870997c5b.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Gov. Rick Perry has a prescription for the GOP: stop fighting and start winning. In his first trip back to Iowa since his failed presidential bid in 2012, the Texas Republican told ABC News that the tea party and establishment wings of the Republican Party need to come together in the interest of winning elections. “If you can't win elections, you can't govern,” he said. 

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Son of Okla. Sen. Jim Inhofe Dies in Plane Crash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_b8f986a372.jpgMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images (TULSA, Okla.) -- Dr. Perry Inhofe, son of Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe, was killed Sunday when the small plane on which he was a passenger crashed in a wooded area near Tulsa, Okla. around 4 p.m., a source close to the family confirmed to ABC News affiliate KOCO-TV.  He was 52.

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James Carville Jokes Obama Should Smoke Crack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_b8bcc8b8b1.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Cracking a joke at the expense of a troubled Canadian politician, Democratic strategist James Carville said Monday that President Obama could improve his poll numbers by following in the footsteps of Rob Ford. Interviewed on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Carville said of Obama, "I think the best thing he can do is take a toke on the mayor of Toronto's crack pipe, because his numbers are about 48."

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White Candidate Defends Campaign Fliers Implying He’s Black

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_0b472e8226.jpgDave Wilson/Facebook (HOUSTON) -- A white candidate who defeated a black incumbent for a seat on the Houston Community College Board of Trustees by a razor-thin margin denied that he deceived voters by using campaign mailers implying he is African-American. “Since this was a heavily African-American district and my opponent is African-American, I wanted to keep race out of it,” Dave Wilson, who is white, told ABC News.

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Christie on Possible Re-Election: 'Whatever the Future Brings, It Will Bring'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_b6210528d9.jpgABC/ LOU ROCCO (NEW YORK) -- At his final campaign rally on the eve of his likely re-election, Gov. Chris Christie smiled when asked about his future. "The polls are great. I'm happy about them," Christie told ABC News. "Believe me, I'd rather be up than down."

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