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Obama Backers More Nuanced Than '47 Percent' — And So Are Romney's

Mitt Romney's suggestion that 47 percent of Americans back President Obama because they don't pay federal income taxes overlooks the fact that the president draws considerable support from upper-income voters.
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Should Romney Double Down On Video Comments?

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation about the secret video of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaking to donors. She discusses the potential impact of the video on Romney's election strategy with U.S. News and World Report columnist Mary Kate Cary and Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar.
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Romney 'Secret Video,' Curveball Or Game Changer?

The liberal magazine Mother Jones has released video clips of Mitt Romney making controversial remarks to a group of donors. The Romney campaign is scrambling to address the political fallout. Host Michel Martin discusses the comments with U.S. News and World Report columnist Mary Kate Cary and Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar.
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David Corn: Romney Shows Disdain For 'Moochers'

A secretly recorded video of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaking to donors is causing a stir. Romney says that 47 percent of Americans are Obama supporters and are dependent on government entitlements. David Corn of the liberal magazine Mother Jones broke the news and posted short clips of the video. He speaks with host Michel Martin.
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Comparing Romney's '47 Percent' Remark And Obama's 'Cling To Guns' Comments

While there are similarities between Mitt Romney's remarks in 2012 and President Obama's in 2008 — both meant to explain to donors why some voters are cold to them — there are profound differences, as well.
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Obama Backers Battle For Dominance On Denver Airwaves

A total of 21 groups have spent almost $20 million on 18,956 ads in the Denver market airing between July 30 and Nov. 6, an analysis shows. It found that President Obama and his allies are outspending Republican Mitt Romney and conservative groups allied with him, at least for now.

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