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Obama, Romney Use Opposing Versions Of 'Are You Better Off?'

While Mitt Romney's argument is that President Obama doesn't deserve a second term, Obama is essentially framing his "are you better off" case against Romney as the former Massachusetts governor representing a potential third term for President George W. Bush.
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Most Small Businesses Don't Quite Fit The Political Picture

The House is scheduled to vote Thursday on a GOP measure to cut taxes on small businesses, ostensibly to create jobs. An analysis of government data shows that most small businesses don't have any employees beyond the owner. To qualify for the new tax break, they'd have to change that.
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With Eye On November, Romney To Expand Campaign

Now that he's all but certain to be the Republican challenging President Obama in November, Mitt Romney has begun to bulk up his operations. The president's campaign is already well-staffed and spread across the map, so it's become a game of catch-up for Romney.
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Romney, Obama Hold Dueling Events In Key States

Some new national polls show the presidential race is now a dead heat. Others suggest President Obama has a narrow lead, and still others find public opinion favoring Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Mara Liasson talks to Audie Cornish about the race and other political news.
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Ted Nugent Stands Firm, Secret Service To Look Into His Words About Obama

The rocker told NRA members that he will either be "dead or in jail" next year if President Obama is re-elected. Nugent says that was not some sort of veiled threat.
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Obama And Romney Seek The Elusive 'Floating Voter'

Polls show that most Americans already know who they want for president in 2012. Both campaigns must target the relatively few truly persuadable voters in swing states — those who may actually decide the election. And the race has begun to try and convince those coveted, sometimes quirky minds.

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