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Newsmakers Trade Access For Quotation Approval

Renee Montagne talks to David Carr, the media and culture columnist for The New York Times, about the trend toward journalists agreeing to quotation approval as a condition of access. Carr says he doesn't think the people who are making history should be allowed to rewrite it.
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Leaked Video Shows Romney Discussing 'Dependent' Voters

Videos appearing to show Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney talking candidly with wealthy donors about Obama supporters have caused a stir in the campaigns. The videos have emerged after Romney's perceived stumbles on the campaign trail.
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Romney Disparages Obama Voters In Hidden Video

The presidential campaign of Mitt Romney has weathered several difficult days in a row. Last week, conservatives criticized Romney for remarks he made about unrest in Libya and Egypt. Over the weekend, a story in Politico revealed internal sniping within the Romney high command. On Monday the Romney campaign vowed to get back to substance. But their efforts may be thwarted by an article on the website of Mother Jones, which contained excerpts from a video secretly recorded at a Romney fundraiser, in which he disparaged supporters of President Obama. Audie Cornish talks with Ari Shapiro.
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As Mitt Romney Woos Latinos, Obama's Team Derides A 'Makeover'

The Republican presidential nominee's message: President Obama's economic policies have failed the nation generally and Hispanics specifically. But the challenge Romney faces with Hispanics was illustrated by a new poll that showed him lagging behind Obama.
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Despite Recent Romney Stumbles, Presidential Race Is Far From Over

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney appears a man under siege. But while Democrats are licking their chops and many Republicans are despairing at the state of the Romney campaign just seven weeks from Election Day, more dispassionate observers suggest that the race is still very close.
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Agreement Reached For Commercial Space Flights Out Of Virginia

Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport will operate commercial flights as part of the state's push to develop the facility as a premier site for space programs.

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Obama, Romney In Tug Of War Over China Trade

The Obama administration has filed a new trade complaint against China with the World Trade Organization, challenging Chinese subsidies for auto parts. Mitt Romney dismissed the trade complaint as "too little, too late." He's been criticizing Obama for not taking a tougher line against China.

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