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Obama And Romney Address U.S. Foreign Policy

At the United Nations, President Obama said the attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Libya "were attacks on America." Also in New York, Mitt Romney said U.S. foreign aid plays an important role, but that U.S. policies must promote independence, not reliance on aid.
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Two Plans For Fixing The Economy, But Few Details

Neither President Obama nor Republican challenger Mitt Romney has offered many specifics on how to fix the economy. But economists say that, based on what we do know, the candidates offer very different visions for spurring growth.
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Obama Focuses On 'Outrage Of Human Trafficking'

It must be called by its true name, Obama says: "modern slavery." He's announcing several new initiatives aimed at battling it.
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Ted Strickland Not Ready To Hand Ohio To Romney

A new Washington Post poll shows President Obama inching ahead of Mitt Romney in Ohio. The state swapped political allegiances in the past — going for President Obama in 2008, then going for a GOP governor in 2010. Former Governor Ted Strickland lost that race and is now a surrogate for the president. He joins guest host Celeste Headlee.
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Kenneth Blackwell: Time To Call The Foot Soldiers

Kenneth Blackwell has a long history in Ohio politics. He was the Republican mayor of Cincinnati, and later Ohio's Secretary of State, and now he's a fellow at the Family Research Council. Guest host Celeste Headlee continues the discussion on Ohio politics with Kenneth Blackwell.
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Romney Touts 'Prosperity Pacts' To Help Middle East, Developing Nations

Helping people in the Middle East and elsewhere to find work "transforms minds from fantasy and fanaticism to reality and grounding," the GOP presidential nominee said.
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President Obama, The UN And The US Role In The World

President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly following a wave of anti-American protests in the Muslim world. Governor Mitt Romney argues the U.S. should do more to shape events abroad. Please join us to discuss different perspectives on the U.S. role in the world.

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A Political Litmus Test, In 6 Jokes

Could humor be the key to bridging a divided nation? Read these relatively nonpolitical jokes told by six very politically outspoken comedians, and tell us which ones you think are funny. We'll try to determine if that says something about your political leanings.

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