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Obama Ad Accuses Romney Of Twisting 'You Didn't Build That' Line

President Obama's campaign released a new swing-state ad aimed at stopping the damage being done by Mitt Romney's campaign harping on Obama's "you didn't build that" line. The ad accused Romney of twisting the president's words. The Romney campaign showed no indication that it planned to stop.
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Furry Lobbyists Capture Hearts On Capitol Hill

A pack of pooches looking for a home took to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to melt some cold Congressional hearts and raise awareness about animals in need of permanent homes.

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Sen. Feinstein Backtracks On White House National Security Leaks

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's criticism of the Obama White House for intelligence leaks were picked up by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. This didn't please Feinstein, who backed away from some of her statements.
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Are Candidates Missing The Big Picture?

Some critics say President Obama and Mitt Romney are avoiding big problems like economic growth, energy and immigration to focus on relatively minor issues in their campaigns. The strategy may make sense, but then how does one govern after running on a platform of political small ball?
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Report: Congressional Gridlock Has Cost $1.3 Billion

The near-default on U.S. obligations cost $1.3 billion because of increased borrowing costs, according to a new GAO report. To put that in perspective, that's more than 1,600 times as much money as was wasted at a Las Vegas conference for government employees that the House has spent countless hours investigating.
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Romney Challenges Obama's Foreign Policy Record

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Reno, Nev. He used the occasion for a sustained assault on President Obama's performance as commander in chief. Don Gonyea talks to Audie Cornish.
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NYT Excerpt: Offshore Banking In Belize

In his New York Times column, Adam Davidson describes setting up an offshore company — and discovering that it just takes a little money and less effort.

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