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Barack Obama, Boca Raton, Decision 2012, Election 2012, Florida, Lynn University, Mitt Romney, Obama Romney Debate, Obama Romney Last Debate, Politics, Presidential Debate -

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Still neck-and-neck after all these months, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into their third and final debate with each man eager to project an aura of personal strength and leadership...

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VIDEO - Former NBA point guard Greg Anthony is no stranger to politics. The native Nevadan is featured in a new ad for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney...

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Barack Obama, Bill Maher, Celebrities, Donors, Grassfire Nation, Mitt Romney, Morgan Freeman, Phone Numbers, Politics, Steven Spielberg -

In retaliation against a controversial, but effective, anti-Romney Super PAC ad, a right-wing pro-Romney group called Grassfire Nation has published the phone numbers of high-profile celebrity supporters of the president...

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theGRIO REPORT - Mitt Romney's decision to tap Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential nominee could dramatically shift the campaign...

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - His selection just hours old, Republican Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, was already tearing into President Barack Obama's 'record of failure'...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign says Mitt Romney's selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate shows a commitment to 'budget-busting tax cuts' for the wealthy...

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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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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will announce his running mate Saturday morning in Norfolk, Va., his campaign said Friday night...

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Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Commercial, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Politics, Welfare, Welfare Reform -

NEW YORK (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton is taking exception to a campaign ad by Mitt Romney that asserts that the Obama administration is weakening the work requirements for welfare...

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theGRIO REPORT - Whether it’s headlines on the Drudge Report or speculation about her vice presidential prospects in the mainstream media, Condoleezza Rice remains a figure of endless fascination for political watchers...

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ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) - Making a play for middle-class voters, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sought Tuesday to elevate welfare reform as a campaign issue, accusing President Barack Obama of encouraging a 'culture of dependency'...

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Bain Capital, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, Jeremiah Wright, Mitt Romney, Opinion, Politics, Tax Returns, Taxes, Vetting -

OPINION - If in 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama had refused to release his tax returns, we would not currently be in a run-up to President Obama’s re-election because there would not be a President Obama...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee raised $75 million in July for the president's re-election campaign...

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Condoleezza Rice, Election 2012, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Politics, Republican Convention, RNC, Tampa Bay -

WASHINGTON (AP) - A trio of female firsts and three former GOP presidential contenders are among the first speakers disclosed for August's Republican National Convention...

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Election 2012, Harry Reid, Mitt Romney, Politics, Tax Returns, Taxes -

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared Friday that he has 'paid taxes every year — and a lot of taxes'...

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In a recent speech, Rep. Allen West expressed his view that whoever Mitt Romney chooses as his vice presidential running mate, must have military experience..

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Politics, Re-election, Unemployment, Unemployment Rate -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama got new figures Friday to buttress his argument that he's presiding over steady, if slow, economic growth. But the government's report that the overall rate of unemployment actually crept up to 8.3 percent allows Republican rival Mitt Romney to keep pressure on Obama to defend his record...

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WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama has a simple wish for his upcoming 51st birthday: Florida's 29 electoral votes...

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

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theGRIO REPORT - Nearly three weeks after Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll faced accusations that she had engaged in an illicit lesbian affair, she is now apologizing for her rebuttal...

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Carl Lewis is speaking out against Mitt Romney after the Republican presidential candidate expressed his belief that London was 'ill prepared' for the Olympics...

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theGRIO REPORT - A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Obama maintaining a narrow lead over Mitt Romney less than four months before Election Day...

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theGRIO REPORT - Obama is aggressively targeting his political base in a way that resembles the kind of politics he spoke out against in his 2004 Democratic National Convention speech, a New York Times columnist argues...

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Condoleezza Rice, Diversity, Election 2012, Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Opinion, Politics, Vice President, VP -

OPINION - If Romney were to pick Rice, Rubio or any of the other non-traditional candidates being considered, it would be the latest signal of the increased importance of diversity in national campaigns...

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama's decision to meet with the families of victims of the Colorado shooting was 'the right thing'...

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VIDEO - Mitt Romney's campaign adviser Tara Wall had trouble providing clarity on the Republican candidate's during a recent appearance on MSNBC...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The deadly shooting spree in Colorado consumed the U.S. presidential campaign Friday, sidetracking a bitter political contest with a tragedy that at least temporarily brought the candidates together in common purpose.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - It's no coincidence that Michelle Obama and Ann Romney are showing up a lot more as the tight presidential race barrels into the final few months....

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OPINION - Romney’s pick of a running mate comes at a time when the Republicans’ minority outreach efforts face an uphill battle even within the party...

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theGRIO REPORT - Lawyers for a woman who accused Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll of carrying on an affair with a female aide is calling on the FBI to investigate a trashcan fire in her office...

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