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As Conventions Begin, Where Is The U.S. Economy?

When the political conventions were kicking off in 2008, the direction of the U.S. economy was clear: down. The state of the 2012 economy will provide Republicans and Democrats with much to debate.
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GOP Convention To Spotlight Romney-Ryan Ticket

The Republican National Convention will come to order at 2 p.m. in Tampa, Fla., and then quickly go into recess. Because of Tropical Storm Isaac, the main events have been delayed until Tuesday. This is the second convention in a row where the GOP had to delay the opening because of bad weather.
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Republicans Get Ready For Party's Convention

Next week, Mitt Romney's campaign will seek to introduce Rep. Paul Ryan again to the American people. Even before Ryan was selected as the GOP vice presidential choice, President Obama's campaign had been working to define Ryan as extreme on issues from Medicare to abortion.
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Ryan Pick Was A Bold Choice For Romney Campaign

As the nation gets closer to Election Day, the addition of Rep. Paul Ryan to the GOP ticket will present the public with a dramatic choice about the role the government should play in health care.
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Could 2012 Be The Year Of The Asian Voter?

Asian-Americans make up the fastest-growing segment of the population, notably in key swing states including Virginia, Nevada and Florida. What's more, they're often independent voters — and the way they swing could have a big effect on the presidential election.
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Week In News: Presidential Race

The race continues to heat up, with Republican National Convention ads using President Obama's promise of "change" against him and continued calls for Mitt Romney to release his pre-2010 tax returns to the public. Host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic.

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