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2012 Election, Baltimore Ravens, Brendan Ayanbadejo, Gay Marriage, Maryland Same Sex Marriage, News, NFL, Politics, Ravens Linebacker, Same Sex Marriage, Sports -

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo was delighted to learn that the majority of Maryland voters shared his opinion on same sex marriage...

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Politics, Welfare Reform -

theGRIO REPORT - The Barack Obama re-election campaign hit back this week against a Mitt Romney campaign ad which claimed the administration is removing the work requirements from the federal 'welfare to work' program...

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2012 Election, Europe, Gaffes, Israel, London Olympics, Mitt Romney, Opinion, Poland, Politics -

OPINION - Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings had a five-word summation of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's overseas trip: 'not ready for prime time'...

The post Is Mitt Romney 'not ready for prime-time'? appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Campaign, 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Demographics, Mitt Romney, NAACP, Newt Gingrich, Opinion, Politics, Race Baiting, Social Safety Net, Welfare Queens -

OPINION - Mitt Romney is trying a new strategy for the general election: uniting the base behind him by picking a fight with black Americans...

The post Romney's new base strategy — become more like Newt Gingrich appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Politics -

theGRIO REPORT - Mitt Romney rarely mentions his father's efforts on civil rights and declined an interview request to discuss how that work influenced his own agenda on those issues, which have not figured prominently in his own career or presidential campaigns...

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Politics, Polls, Tied -

theGRIO REPORT - Mitt Romney and President Obama are still effectively tied in the presidential race, as a favorable decision on the health care ruling hasn't boosted the president nor have a series of lackluster reports showing a slowed economic recovery caused a surge towards Romney...

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Battleground 2012, Black Voters, Black Women, North Carolina, Politics, Women -

theGRIO REPORT - The black female vote will be even more critical now for the president than in 2008, both in North Carolina and around the country...

The post Battleground 2012: Will black women be as energetic for Obama as in 2008? appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Election, Affordable Care Act, Campaigns, Health Care, Healthcare Reform, Mitt Romney, Obamacare, Opinion, Politics, Taxes -

OPINION - In an interview with NBC News' Chuck Todd, Mitt Romney declares that he agrees with the Court's dissenters that the mandate is not a tax...

The post Mitt Romney changes his mind, says health insurance mandate 'is a tax' appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Battleground 2012, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, North Carolina, Politics -

theGRIO REPORT - There’s no avoiding the importance the campaigns of both President Obama and his presumptive challenger Mitt Romney place on the state and its 15 electoral votes...

The post Battleground 2012: Will black voters put Obama over the top again in North Carolina? appeared first on theGrio.

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2012, 2012 Election, Charles Barron, Charlie Rangel, Congress, Democratic Primaries, Democrats, Hakeem Jeffries, House, New York, Politics, Primaries, Rep. Charlie Rangel -

theGRIO REPROT - Rep. Charlie Rangel, who has been hit with ethics charges and one of the tougher primaries in his long political career, survived the challenge Tuesday to win what is likely to be a 22nd term representing New York's 13th Congressional District...

The post Charlie Rangel wins primary, will seek 22nd term; controversial councilman defeated appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Ohio, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sharpening the choice for the nation, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney are offering dueling visions of how to fix the economy...

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Mitt Romney, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans who tried to strip Bill Clinton of his presidency have eagerly embraced the Democrat, taking his words on taxes and decisions on Bosnia and using them to pound another Democratic president, Barack Obama.

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2012 Election, Barack Obama, Democrats, Jobs, Mitt Romney, Politics, The Economy, Unemployment, Unemployment Rate -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Five months before the elections, the uneven economic recovery is sputtering and job growth is anemic. Stock prices are down to 2011 levels and news on the European debt front is menacing...

The post US economy souring, so what's a Democrat to do? appeared first on theGrio.

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