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Ad Advantage May Be Responsible For Obama Bump

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President Obama's post-convention "bump" may have been more about TV ad dollars than Bill Clinton's speech. Advertising trackers at Wesleyan found that the Obama campaign and its allies outspent Romney and his allies 2-to-1 in the battleground states. Among them: Ohio, where Obama's polling lead has widened to the point where a Washington Post political columnist is considering moving the state from "toss-up" to "leans Obama."
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Book Review: 'Born To Run,' Bruce Springsteen

Music critic Will Hermes reviews a new autobiography from Bruce Springsteen called Born To Run.
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A Matter Of Taste: What Prix Fixe Menus Say About D.C.'s Dining Scene

Is a meal for a special occasion worth hundreds of dollars?

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Sept. 11 Lawsuits Vote Today Could Be First Reversal Of An Obama Veto

The bill would let victims' families of the Sept. 11 attacks sue Saudi Arabia for aiding or financing the attacks. The White House says the move could put U.S. interests and personnel at risk.
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When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

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