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RNC Weighs Conservative 'Purity' Test In Hawaii

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One of the top items of business for the Republican National Committee, as it gathers amid lagoons and pools at an ocean-front resort in the heart of this city this week, is to pass a so-called "purity" resolution being put forth by some of its more conservative members.

The resolution, named after former President Reagan, would require that Republican candidates agree on at least eight listed conservative positions - ranging from gun control to gay marriage to financing for abortion - or face a cut-off of party money and support.

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