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Campaigns Targeting Hispanics, But With Tight Focus

In this year's presidential election, more than 1 out of every 10 eligible voters is Hispanic, and Hispanic political clout is growing. But while Spanish-language ad spending by the campaigns is eight times what was spent in 2008, that spending has been focused mainly on just seven media markets.
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A Poll's Query About Partisan Bias Of Pollsters Finds The Tilt Is With Voters

In another demonstration of how different the partisan lenses are through which voters view the political landscape, a new poll finds most Democrats dismiss the notion of pollster bias in surveys showing President Obama ahead of Mitt Romney. Republicans, by and large, believe it.
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Pennsylvania Judge Blocks Controversial Voter ID Law

In Pennsylvania, a judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the state's controversial voter ID law. In effect, the judge's ruling will allow registered voters to cast ballots in the upcoming election, without showing the government-issued ID required by the law.
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Obama Must Keep Wordiness In Check At Debate

On Monday, we looked at Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney's strengths and weaknesses as a debater. Now we examine President Obama's record in big debates and the challenges he faces.
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Republican Firm Tied To Voter Fraud Allegations

Republicans around the country have been vocal in recent years about the need to crack down on voter fraud. And that's caused party officials to scramble to explain how a GOP firm could have been accused of submitting fake voter registrations in a number of Florida counties.
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Democrats And Republicans Differ On Medicaid Fix

Medicaid is likely to undergo a major change regardless of whether President Obama is re-elected or replaced by Republican Mitt Romney. Democrats support a much bigger program. Republicans have plans to scale it back.

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