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How Accurate Is Obama's Attack On Romney's Jobs Record?

A new Obama campaign ad says Massachusetts had one of the country's worst economic records by the end of Mitt Romney's term as governor in 2007. But the Romney campaign says the overall unemployment rate was still very low. Can both campaigns be right?
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Sky's The Limit In Campaign Cash For Wis. Governor

Scott Walker vastly out-raised and outspent his Democratic challenger in the state's recall election, largely on the strength of big donations from out of state. He was helped by a quirk in Wisconsin law, which lets a governor facing a recall vote bypass political donation limits.
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Elizabeth Warren Edges Closer In Mass. Senate Race

In Massachusetts, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Elizabeth Warren is hoping she has finally turned a corner in her campaign to unseat Republican incumbent Scott Brown. Warren, a Harvard Law School professor, has been dogged by questions about whether she was justified in classifying herself as a Native American to Harvard officials. But the most recent polls show her still in a dead heat with Brown.
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Senate Republicans Block Paycheck Fairness Act

Senate Democrats knew they had little chance of passing the Pay Fairness Act on Tuesday, but they see lots of promise for its politics. Blending economics and gender politics, the bill hit the sweet spot of the Democrats election year strategy to target female voters.

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