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Published June 01, 2012, 09:20 AM

GOP stands down on social issues, focuses on jobs

Republicans stung by the culture wars that dominated the nation's political discourse this year are standing down on social issues, acutely aware that the presidential and congressional elections five months off are expected to turn on a thin margin of cash-strapped independent voters neither party can afford to alienate.

By: LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press

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