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Scramble For Ohio Has High Stakes For Romney

Every four years the Presidential campaigns roll into Ohio. This year, the stakes are especially high for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney because no Republican has ever won the White House without a victory in Ohio. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.
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Utah's Democratic Congressman Faces A GOP Anomaly

Incumbent Jim Matheson is the state's only Democratic congressman and faces a tough battle for a seventh term. His rival is Mia Love, who if elected would become the first black Republican female member of Congress.
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In Ohio, Obama and Romney Duel Over Trade With China

Romney and Obama are waging an ad war in the swing state of Ohio over Chinese trade. Part of the reason is that Ohio's manufacturing industry — especially for autos — is firing on all cylinders.
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In Ohio, China's A Top Campaigning Point

The Obama administration recently filed a complaint against China with the World Trade Organization. Meanwhile the two campaigns are having an ad war in Ohio over Chinese trade. Part of the reason is that Ohio's manufacturing industry — especially for autos — is firing on all cylinders.
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In Presidential Ads, A Shared Strategy For Connection

In new ads from President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, the candidates talk directly to the camera. Obama is also putting out longer television spots. Why the change of style?
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In Blue-Leaning Connecticut, Tight Senate Race Has Democrat On Offense

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, in her second attempt at becoming Connecticut's first female senator, is close in the polls. If McMahon defeats Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy, she'd also become the state's first GOP senator in decades.
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How The Electoral College Works

The presidential election will be decided not by popular vote but by 538 electors in the Electoral College. Debate over how America elects its president.

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