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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney target swing states after the final debate. Federal prosecutors sue Bank of America for mortgage fraud. And new home sales rise to a two-and-a-half-year high. Diane and guests discuss the week’s top national stories: what happened and why.

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Maryland Organization Educates Immigrants About Voter Fraud

A group known for its effort to deport undocumented immigrants in Maryland says it has launched an outreach campaign to teach immigrants about voter fraud.

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Millennials Discuss Why They'll Vote, And Why They Won't

A big question for both campaigns is what percentage of young Americans they can convince to participate in the presidential election. Public media stations on the West Coast set out to try and determine how engaged under-30 Americans are in this year's race. Here's what they found.
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Poll: Some Voters Find D.C.'s Closed Primary System Unfair

The District of Columbia has a long history of closed primaries, but many D.C. voters surveyed for a recent poll said they don't believe that's the fairest way to select local leaders.

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Absentee Ballots In Maryland Counties Missing Pages

Maryland State Board of Elections officials are urging absentee voters in Prince George's and Montgomery counties to check their ballots.

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WWII Veteran Who Inspired Thousands With Deathbed Vote Has Died

Frank Tanabe, who was in a California internment camp when he volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army, was 93. A photo of him voting from his deathbed went viral this month.
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Colin Powell Endorses Obama Again

The former secretary of state and retired general, a Republican, also endorsed then-Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid in 2008. "I think we ought to keep on the track that we are on," he said on CBS This Morning.
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Amid VP Run, Ryan Working To Keep House Seat

Rep. Paul Ryan is campaigning across the battleground states as Mitt Romney's running mate, in hopes of being the next vice president. But he's also running for re-election in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District.
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Romney Exudes Confidence In Nevada, Iowa

Mitt Romney continued his post-debate campaign swing Wednesday.
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'Fired Up' Obama Makes Appeal To Early Voters

President Obama barnstormed from Iowa to Las Vegas and L.A. on Wednesday, before taking a red eye back east.

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