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Favored In GOP Senate Primary, Linda McMahon Faces Critics Left And Right

Former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon is making her second run for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut. Once again she is campaigning with primarily her own millions. And her opponents again say she can't separate herself from the controversial side of professional wrestling.
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First Woman To Moderate Fall Debate In 20 Years

We follow up with 16-year-old Emma Axelrod of Montclair, N.J. Two weeks ago Axelrod visited Washington, D.C., to deliver a petition with nearly 120,000 signatures to the Commission on Presidential Debates, asking them to select a woman to moderate at least one of the presidential debates. On Monday, the Commission announced that CNN's Candy Crowley will be the first woman in 20 years to lead one of the debates.
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Obama Calls Out Paul Ryan Over Farm Bill In Iowa

President Obama began a three day bus tour of Iowa on Monday. He held up the stalled out farm bill as an example of uncompromising Republican congressional leaders and an appropriate role for the federal government.
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Paul Ryan Makes Solo Campaign Debut In Iowa

Don Gonyea talks to Audie Cornish from the Iowa State Fair, where newly-minted GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan campaigned on Monday.
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Romney's VP Pick Shakes Up Presidential Race

The selection of House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan to be the GOP vice president candidate shook up the presidential race over the weekend. Mara Liasson joins Audie Cornish to talk about the campaign.

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