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Obama To Campaign In Ohio, Another Swing State

President Obama will be holding his first big town hall meeting of the 2012 campaign in Cincinnati Monday. And he will probably continue his campaign attack on Mitt Romney's record of what Democrats characterize as sending jobs abroad while he was the head of Bain Capital.
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Week In News: The 'Swiftboating' Of Mitt Romney

The Mitt Romney campaign has been busy this week fending off attacks about Romney's involvement with Bain Capital after he claims to have ceased dealing with the company's day-to-day operations. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about how this episode reminds him of the "Swiftboat" attacks against Democratic candidate John Kerry in 2004.
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June Jobs Report Hinders Obama Campaign

On Friday, the Labor Department reported that fewer jobs had been added to the work force than economists had expected. Plus, the unemployment rate stayed stuck at 8.2 percent. Unsurprisingly, Republicans pounced on those numbers to make their case for defeating President Obama.
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Experience Pays In The NBA: Old Stars Get Big Bucks

There's been a paradigm shift in the NBA: Older players are signing huge new contracts. This week was the most recent example, with Steve Nash and Kevin Garnett signing huge deals even though they're approaching 40 years old.
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Democrats, GOP Say Health Ruling Works For Them

Members of Congress have left town for their July 4 recess but Washington is still reacting to the Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama's health care law. Each party is looking for ways to use the decision to its advantage in the fall campaign.
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Week In News: Rounding Up The Health Care Ruling

Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan talks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly. They discuss the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Health Care act, Chief Justice John Roberts' role on the court and what the decision means in this election year.

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