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Split Polls In Iowa Boost State's Importance

President Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney headed for the politically important states of Iowa and New Hampshire Friday. With the political conventions over and the jobs numbers out, Iowa Public Radio's Sarah McCammon checks in with voters in the swing state of Iowa to see how they're feeling about the candidates.
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Labor Report Has Romney And Obama On Down Note

After the conventions, the presidential candidates are back to wooing voters on a smaller stage. Both President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney traveled to New Hampshire and Iowa Friday. As NPR's Scott Horsley reports, both of their messages were colored by some bad news on the jobs' front.
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Will Convention Give Obama A Boost In N.C.?

Organizers of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., planned for it to be a massive organizing and registration opportunity for voters in the state, a key battleground. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.
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As Election Nears, Keeping Donors A Secret Is Trickier

Some of the groups paying for ads haven't had to disclose where their money comes from — until now. For certain types of ads, that legal window has closed. Now, keeping donors under wraps is a riskier business.
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Red Hot Patriot: Kathleen Turner

Oscar-nominated actress Kathleen Turner stars in a one-woman show on the life of firebrand Texas journalist Molly Ivins.

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Fallout: Chicago's Teachers Go On Strike

Teachers in Chicago, home of the nation's third-largest public school system, went on strike on Monday. We measure the fallout.

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Russia Talk Throws DNC And RNC Back To Cold War

Robert Siegel speaks with Susan Glasser, editor-in-chief of Foreign Affairs magazine, about Russia. Speakers at both the Republican and Democratic conventions brought up America's relations with the country.

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