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World War II Vet Caught Up In Florida's Voter Purge Controversy

Brooklyn-born Bill Internicola, 91, says he was "flabbergasted" when he got a letter asking him to show proof he was a U.S. citizen or be removed from the voting rolls. Florida is targeting suspected noncitizens, saying it's trying to prevent fraudulent voting.
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The Fine Political Art Of Jobs Forecasting

With the government's latest employment numbers due Friday, both President Obama and his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, are trying to maintain a fine balance in their rhetoric between optimism, pessimism and reality.
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Right Fears Entitlements Are Killing American Dream

In the conservative view, reinvigorating the American dream means lowering the floor below which government won't let people fall. It also means raising the ceiling on successful people.
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After Cory Booker's Remarks, Press Aide Resigns

His communications director insisted that her departure had nothing to do with the Newark, N.J., mayor's controversial comments in which he criticized the Obama campaign for targeting Mitt Romney's experience at Bain Capital. Still, her exit shows how managing the mayor's political message has become a challenge as his star has risen.
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South Dakotan Hopes Video Stroll Ends In Congress

It's not every day you get to watch a video of U.S. House candidate as he strolls down a long hill telling his story and passing along the way a number of props — including a chess board, a horse and semiautomatic rifle — meant to illustrate parts of his biography and his reasons for running for Congress.
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CEO In Chief? A Business Background Is Rare For Presidents

Republican Mitt Romney is running on the strength of his business background. He says he knows how to fix the economy in part because of his success at Bain Capital. But history is not necessarily on Romney's side. Very few businesspeople have made it to the White House.

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