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Tax Professionals Scrutinize Mitt Romney's Returns

One question involves how the GOP presidential candidate amassed somewhere between $21 million and $102 million in his tax-deferred retirement account. His aggressive stance toward taxes in the business world is also drawing questions.
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Romney Takes His Obama Attacks To Northwest Ohio

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent Wednesday campaigning in Northwestern Ohio, just outside Toledo. Once again, the former Massachusetts governor pressed his "political cronyism" critique against President Obama.
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Health Care Is An Advantageous Topic For Candidates

Even though the Supreme Court declared the Affordable Care Act constitutional, voters in battleground states remain polarized about the law. But a new NPR survey finds there are signs that the gap between opponents and supporters has become a little smaller.
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Portman A Low-Key Possibility For GOP Running Mate

As the guessing game continues about Mitt Romney's choice of a vice presidential running mate, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman invariably comes up as a top contender. With a wealth of experience in Washington and beyond, the well-liked Portman would be considered a safe pick.
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McCain Defends Clinton Aide, Tells Bachmann And Others To Back Off

The 2008 GOP presidential nominee came to the defense of Hilary Clinton's longtime aide on the Senate floor. While Sen. John McCain didn't mention Rep. Michele Bachmann by name, he made clear he wants her to stop suggesting the aide is helping the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Obama Campaign Still Pushing For Romney's Taxes

The Obama campaign is not letting the issue of Mitt Romney's tax returns go away. It's calling on him to release more than just the two years of tax returns he's promised. And it's not just the Obama campaign — some Republicans have also called on Romney to release more. Romney points to the precedent of John McCain, who also released just two years of tax returns. To find out more about the precedent, Audie Cornish talks to Molly Ball, who covers politics for The Atlantic.
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Gray Supporters Rally, Call For Fairness

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has come under fire in recent weeks for the shadow campaign conducted on his behalf in 2010,  but supporters turned out on Wednesday to protest the heightened level of scrutiny.

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The District's Political Crisis: What Comes Next?

A new Washington Post poll finds that a majority of District residents believe Gray should resign. It's Your Turn to weigh in on the political crisis in the District.

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