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With 'Clear Eyes, Full Hearts,' Romney Can't Lose?

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has been using a new phrase on the campaign trail that's borrowed from one of his favorite TV shows, Friday Night Lights.
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Federal Judges Uphold South Carolina Voter ID Law

A panel of federal judges in Washington, D.C., has upheld South Carolina's controversial voter ID law, but says the state can't implement it until 2013. In a unanimous decision, the panel said there wasn't enough time to implement the law ahead of the Nov. 6 elections. The judges also said the law doesn't discriminate against racial minorities.
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Ryan Needs To Conquer Wonk Reputation In Debate

On Thursday night, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan takes the national debate stage for the first time in his career. The 42-year-old Wisconsin congressman faces off with Vice President Joe Biden. We take a look at the strengths and weaknesses the House budget chairman brings.
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Romney Walks Back From New Abortion Comments

Mitt Romney once again seems to be changing his position on abortion. Or is he? The GOP Presidential candidate told the editorial board of the Des Moines Register on Tuesday that he had no "abortion legislation" on his agenda if elected president. That statement was quickly walked back by his staff.
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As Race Tightens, The Electoral Map Still Favors Obama

The outcome of the presidential race will come down to swing states, but Obama begins the race to 270 with the comfort of counting on a greater number of all-but-certain electoral votes than Romney has.
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The Political Junkie's VP Debate Preview

NPR's Political Junkie Ken Rudin previews Thursday's vice presidential debate. WOSU news director Mike Thompson talks Ohio politics. And former Virginia governor Tim Kaine and former congressman Tom Davis talk about Kaine's U.S. Senate race against another former Virginia governor, George Allen.
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We air the third presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, in its entirety Oct. 22.

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We will air the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and the challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, in its entirety, Oct. 11 starting at 9 p.m.

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Analysis: Contractors Play Waiting Game On Sequestration

Goverment Executive's Tom Shoop talks about contractors' change of heart about sending out layoff notices in light of the pending across-the-board budget cuts, and where they stand now as talks continue.

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