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Battleground Polls Give Obama Boost Over Romney

Battleground Polls Give Obama Boost Over Romney

With the conventions fading into the rearview mirror and the first presidential debate fast approaching, new polls in crucial swing states suggest that GOP nominee

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Romney Tries to Woo Latino Voters in Univision Forum

Romney Tries to Woo Latino Voters in Univision Forum

Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney stepped up efforts to woo Latino voters Wednesday in a forum broadcast live online by the Spanish-language Univision network. Student

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Romney Stands Firm on Message Secretly Recorded

Romney Stands Firm on Message Secretly Recorded

Washington -- Mitt Romney on Tuesday didn't back away from remarks he made in a secretly recorded video casting supporters of President Barack Obama as

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Are You Better/Worse Off Than Four Years Ago?

Are You Better/Worse Off Than Four Years Ago?

It was the question that Mitt Romney presidential campaign and Republican Party officials kept asking earlier this month: "Are you better off than you were

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President Barack Obama Is The Smallest Government Spender Since Eisenhower

President Barack Obama Is The Smallest Government Spender Since Eisenhower

It’s enough to make even the most ardent Obama cynic scratch his head in confusion. Amidst all the cries of Barack Obama being the most prolific

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With Attacks in Middle East, Presidential Campaign Turns to Foreign Policy

With Attacks in Middle East, Presidential Campaign Turns to Foreign Policy

Washington - Attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in Libya and Cairo sparked a sharp exchange of political attacks Wednesday, as Mitt Romney accused President Barack

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Mitt Hits Harder as Poll Shows Barack Bounce

Mitt Hits Harder as Poll Shows Barack Bounce

Mitt Romney strengthened his attacks on President Barack Obama on Monday in the face of a new CNN/ORC International poll that indicated the Republican challenger

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Obama Up 6 Points Over Mitt Romney

Obama Up 6 Points Over Mitt Romney

A new survey indicates President Barack Obama moved up four points following the Democratic National Convention last week, and now has a six point advantage

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Free Speech During the Conventions?

Free Speech During the Conventions?

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) -- Shane Brown squeezed through a gap between sections of a steel security fence 9 feet high, picked his way across

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What About Those 4.5 Million Jobs ...

What About Those 4.5 Million Jobs ...

Anyone watching the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night heard the number 4.5 million several times. "Despite incredible odds and united Republican opposition, our president took

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Paul Ryan Takes Spotlight at RNC in Tampa With Speech Tearing Obama

Paul Ryan Takes Spotlight at RNC in Tampa With Speech Tearing Obama

Paul Ryan pledges a Romney administration would restart the nation's stalled economy. TAMPA — Conservative hero Paul Ryan officially became Mitt Romney’s running mate on Wednesday

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Mitt Romney's Welfare Claims Wrong

Mitt Romney's Welfare Claims Wrong

Washington -- Welfare reform, which added a work requirement tied to welfare benefits, is often cited as a major bipartisan political success of President Bill

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Obama Could Put Solar 'Poster Boy' Out of Business

Obama Could Put Solar 'Poster Boy' Out of Business

With just his dream, determination and hard work, Bill Keith started a solar fan business nearly a decade ago out of his garage in northwest

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Political Lawmakers Reprimanded After Skinny Dipping in Sea of Galilee

Political Lawmakers Reprimanded After Skinny Dipping in Sea of Galilee

It was the end of a long, hot day in Israel when it happened: Republican lawmakers, along with a smattering of aides and family members,

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Republican Claims 'Legitimate Rape' Rarely Results in Pregnancy

Republican Claims 'Legitimate Rape' Rarely Results in Pregnancy

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, who won Missouri's GOP Senate primary earlier this month and will face incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November's general election,

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Joe Biden Stick His Foot in His Mouth, but Obama Won't Dump Him From the Ticket

Joe Biden Stick His Foot in His Mouth, but Obama Won't Dump Him From the Ticket

If this were the real world, which presidential politics sure are not these days in a campaign that feels like mud-wrestling, Joe Biden would be

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Jesse Jackson Treated for Bipolar Depression

Jesse Jackson Treated for Bipolar Depression

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is responding well to treatment for bipolar depression, the Mayo Clinic said Monday. The Rochester, Minn.-based clinic said Jackson is regaining

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One Beer, One Vote for Obama

One Beer, One Vote for Obama

President Barack Obama has a beer with Mike Cunningham III, left, and another worker at the beer stand during a visit to the Iowa State

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Paul Ryan's Sketchy Social Security Plan

Paul Ryan's Sketchy Social Security Plan

Representative Paul Ryan has long wanted to let Americans invest part of their Social Security taxes in private investment accounts. After legislation he co-sponsored in 2005

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Paul Ryan as Mitt's Running Mate Energizes Conservatives, Opponents

Paul Ryan as Mitt's Running Mate Energizes Conservatives, Opponents

Norfolk, Virginia -- Mitt Romney on Saturday announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate for the White House -- a bold

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Wife: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Is 'Still Deeply Depressed'

Wife: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Is 'Still Deeply Depressed'

The wife of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. detailed to a Chicago newspaper her husband's "collapse" and his last two months getting treated for gastrointestinal and

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Romney's Olympic Horse Could Be Liability in Voting

Romney's Olympic Horse Could Be Liability in Voting

Washington -- A horse is a horse, of course, of course. That is, of course, unless that dancing horse belongs to the famous Romney family. Rafalca,

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'Mama Grizzly' Bites Back at Dick Cheney's 'Mistake' Claim

'Mama Grizzly' Bites Back at Dick Cheney's 'Mistake' Claim

Watch out for Mama Grizzly. She bites back. Sarah Palin had a sarcastic retort ready for former Vice President Dick Cheney when asked about his recent

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Romney Outrages Palestinians, Says Jewish Culture Makes Israel Better

Romney Outrages Palestinians, Says Jewish Culture Makes Israel Better

JERUSALEM - Mitt Romney told Jewish donors Monday that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the

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Electoral College Tie Possible in Presidential Race

Electoral College Tie Possible in Presidential Race

An Electoral College tie. It's the white whale of American elections: elusive, mythical and never realized. But could it finally happen this year? The likelihood that President

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Obama Takes on Gun Control in New Orleans Speech

Obama Takes on Gun Control in New Orleans Speech

Days after the Colorado movie theater massacre, President Barack Obama on Wednesday forcefully spoke out against gun violence, making perhaps some of his strongest comments

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Lots to Lose for Obama and Romney on Guns

Lots to Lose for Obama and Romney on Guns

Washington -- Don't expect President Barack Obama or Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to talk about the issue of gun control in the wake of

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Netanyahu 'Rock Solid' About Iran-Hezbollah Terror Connection

Netanyahu 'Rock Solid' About Iran-Hezbollah Terror Connection

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday repeated his assertion that Iran and its “terrorist proxy” Hezbollah are behind the recent suicide attack in Bulgaria

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Senate Republicans Block Top Obama Jobs Initiative

Senate Republicans Block Top Obama Jobs Initiative

Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the No.1 item on the president's congressional "to-do-list," refusing to allow a vote on a bill that would give tax

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GSA Paid for Cooking Classes, Hosted Holiday Video Contest

GSA Paid for Cooking Classes, Hosted Holiday Video Contest

Kansas City, Missouri -- Amid an ongoing congressional probe into the General Services Administration, a CNN investigation has uncovered more evidence of wasteful spending at

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Outside Big-Dollar Donors Still Shrouded in Smoke

Outside Big-Dollar Donors Still Shrouded in Smoke

  Washington -- Depending on whom you ask, either Democratic efforts to force big-dollar donors out of the shadows are a smokescreen that hides union clout,

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Senate Republicans Block DISCLOSE Act Again

Senate Republicans Block DISCLOSE Act Again

  Washington -- Senate Republicans again Tuesday blocked Democratic legislation that would require greater transparency into who is behind much of the secretive, often negative campaign

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Ariz. Sheriff Says Obama's Birth Certificate Is Fraud

Ariz. Sheriff Says Obama's Birth Certificate Is Fraud

PHOENIX — Investigators for an Arizona sheriff's volunteer posse say President Barack Obama's birth certificate is definitely fraudulent. Members of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's posse

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DISCLOSE Act Blocked By Senate Republicans

DISCLOSE Act Blocked By Senate Republicans

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans blocked a bill Monday evening to increase transparency in campaign spending by independent groups. In a 51-44 vote, the DISCLOSE Act failed

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Asian-Americans Look for Congressional Gains

Three times as many Asian-Americans have been running for Congress in 2012 than in the past two elections, a nonpartisan political group says, and it's

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Penn State Board of Trustees Furious Over Freeh Report Portrayal

Penn State Board of Trustees Furious Over Freeh Report Portrayal

  Penn State's Board of Trustees were furious over the way they were portrayed in the Freeh report, which detailed FBI agent Louis J. Freeh's investigation

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Romney Blasts 'Dishonest' Obama Ads

Romney Blasts 'Dishonest' Obama Ads

Washington -- Mitt Romney described assertions by President Barack Obama's campaign as "deceptive," demanding an apology and rejecting calls to release more than two years

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"Too Much Perspiration, Not Enough Inspiration"

"Too Much Perspiration, Not Enough Inspiration"

Call it "too much substance, not enough style?" President Barack Obama says his biggest mistake since getting to the White House three and a half

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Polarized Washington: 2 Worlds Apart

Polarized Washington: 2 Worlds Apart

Washington -- Even in an election year, the current dysfunction in Washington reflects a worsening partisan divide that has created what amounts to parallel political

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Britney Spears proves her abs are real in Women's Health video of photo shoot

Sorry doubters: Britney Spears’ abs are real.The pop star’s cover on the January/February issue of Women’s Health lit up the Internet earlier this week when
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Stevie Wonder welcomes ninth baby

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Jackie Chan's cameraman, 51, drowns in Hong Kong while filming the action-comedy Skiptrace that also stars Johnny Knoxville

A cameraman died Wednesday while filming a Jackie Chan move in Hong Kong.Chan Kwok-hung, aged 51, met tragedy after a boat capsized off Lantau Island,
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Library of Congress names Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Big Lebowski among cinematic treasures picked for long-term preservation

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Hollywood studio pulls the plug on Steve Carell's new movie Pyongyang just hours before Sony scraps release of The Interview

The Sony hacking scandal continued reverberating throughout the Hollywood film industry on Wednesday as Steve Carell's slated new movie, Pyongyang was canceled. The announcement was made
Hollywood studio pulls the plug on Steve Carell's new movie Pyongyang just hours before Sony scraps release of The Interview

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