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A Campaign Map, Morphed By Money

We've reshaped the United States based on where superPACs and other outside groups spent their money to air political ads aimed at influencing the presidential election. The result? One weirdly telling map.
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Superstorm Sandy May Have Blown In Fresh Breeze Of Bipartisanship

When President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came together in the aftermath of the superstorm, pundits took notice of a rare moment of bipartisanship and wondered if more was to come.
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What Romney's Run Means For Mormonism

Win or lose on Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has already made history as the first Mormon to win a major party presidential nomination. But has his race for the White House changed Americans' perceptions and stereotypes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
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Well-Liked Leaders Know The Secret: Make Us Laugh

Funny lines, well-delivered can help a president's popularity. Whether they're spontaneous or carefully crafted, they have the power to persuade. Michael Phillips-Anderson, assistant professor at Monmouth University, says laughter helps us believe politicians will govern in a way we like.
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If Presidential Election Held Today, Clint Would Beat Oprah

Yes, another poll. But this one could make both Democrats and Republicans smile.
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Obama Returns To The Campaign Trail Post-Sandy

President Obama returned to the campaign trail for the first time since Sandy struck the U.S. His swing-state tour started in Wisconsin against a backdrop of high approval ratings from voters — and Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — for his management of the federal response to the disaster.

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