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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - September 30, 2011
What happened this week? Rick Perry stumbled. Europe struggled. And Amazon unleashed the Fire
Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - September 30, 2011 Mark Wilson/Getty Images
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t wasn't a good week for struggling GOP presidential frontrunner Rick Perry. Still reeling from a disastrous debate performance in Orlando, the Texan was handed a stunning defeat by former pizza magnate Herman Cain in a critical Florida straw poll. Many pundits believe the race is now the slow-and-steady Mitt Romney's to lose — and several Republicans are urging the party to embrace the former Massachusetts governor.

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