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Obama, Romney Duel Politics In Battleground Ohio

President Barack Obama traveled to Cleveland Thursday afternoon to talk about the economy. His GOP challenger for the White House, Mitt Romney, was 250 miles away in Cincinnati, talking about the same thing. Audie Cornish talks to Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley.
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Romney Backers Brace For Paul 'Circus' In Iowa

Mitt Romney will be the Republican presidential nominee, but fans of Ron Paul still want their say. A good chance is at this weekend's Iowa GOP state convention. Paul finished third in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses. But he still could come away with a disproportionate share of the state's delegates.
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Scholars Ding News Media For Uncritically Repeating 'Job Killer' Charge

Two scholars take the news media to task for repeating, without much fact checking or analysis, the mostly Republican political charge that one policy or another is a "job killer."
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Romney, Obama Square Off On The Economy

Both men used speeches in Ohio this afternoon to again lay out their agendas — and to take some shots at the other guy's ideas.
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Radio's Bryan Fischer Tries Pushing Romney Right

The evangelical radio host recently made national news for leading an attack against Mitt Romney's openly gay national security spokesman, who later resigned. But Fischer's viewpoints on abortion, gay marriage, education and taxes have been influencing his listeners long before this.
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Miami Mayor Bucks Party Line On Voting

Miami's Republican Mayor Tomas Regalado moves against his party and his governor. He tells host Michel Martin that Florida's controversial voter eligibility program, that is intended to purge non-citizens from its rosters, isn't necessary.
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Casino Owner Expected To Make $10M Donation To Pro-Romney SuperPAC

The reported contribution is coming from a man who previously supported Mitt Romney's GOP primary rival, Newt Gingrich. But Sheldon Adelson has long made it clear that his top priority is defeating President Obama in November. He has said he might spend as much as $100 million on this election.

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