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Obama At The U.N., In Shadow Of Campaign Politics

Campaign politics shadowing every word, President Barack Obama will step before the world and declare that anti-American rage and riots among Muslims abroad will never force the United States to backtrack on diplomacy.
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Romney's Medicaid Remarks On '60 Minutes' Raise Eyebrows

It's not so much what Mitt Romney said about whether the government should guarantee people health care in his interview Sunday that has health care policy types buzzing. It's how that compares to what he has said before.
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Is GOP Excitement Waning For V.P. Nominee Ryan?

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan launched a bus tour of the battleground state of Ohio Monday. Mitt Romney joins Ryan Tuesday. The two are meeting up as questions are being raised about the campaign's use of Ryan, who was expected to add policy heft to the ticket.
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Obama, Romney To Address Clinton Global Initiative

It's another week in the spotlight for former President Bill Clinton. On Tuesday, both President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney will address the Clinton Global Initiative. The latest polls show Obama's numbers dropping on foreign policy. Romney is trying to exploit that weakness.
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Akin Faces Another Deadline To Leave Senate Race

Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin is launching a bus tour across Missouri. He's the congressman whose controversial comments about rape led to calls that he drop out of the race. Tuesday is the last day for Akin to remove himself from the ballot. He's made clear he's in the race to stay, but Akin has an uphill fight to unseat Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill.
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Romney Thwacks Obama For Calling Libya And Other Hot Spots 'Bumps'

GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney tried to raise doubts about President Obama's handling of foreign policy. The Obama campaign responded by accusing Romney of trying to politically exploit the deaths of four Americans in Libya.
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As Polls Show Romney Trailing In Swing States, Obama Edges Towards 270 Goal

The race for the White House is not over. But with 6 weeks to go, Mitt Romney still trails in key battleground states he must win if he is to defeat President Obama.
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Record Number Of Early Votes Expected Ahead Of Election Day

Tuesday marks six weeks until Election Day, but registered voters in two dozen states are already able to cast a ballot for president.

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