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President Barack Obama walking from Marine One to the Residence at the White House on Aug. 5, 2012, returning from Camp David where he spent his birthday.

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President Barack Obama walking from Marine One to the Residence at the White House on Aug. 5, 2012, returning from Camp David where he spent his birthday.

Obama: `I’m Feeling Older’

It’s been a short weekend at Camp David. President Barack Obama, who turned 51 yesterday, put in a full morning and early afternoon at the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base yesterday before flying to Camp David after 4...

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Clint Eastwood in "Dirty Harry".

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Clint Eastwood in "Dirty Harry".

Romney’s Taxes: `Nickel a Page,’ Gibbs Offers in a Kinko’s Campaign

The Obama campaign has something about Kinko’s. Robert Gibbs, the Obama campaign adviser and former White House press secretary, is offering to pay the copying tab at Kinko’s for Mitt Romney’s tax returns — “I’ll send him the nickels,” Gibbs...

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Mitt Romney during his first campaign rally since arriving back from his overseas trip, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden, Colorado, on August 2, 2012.

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Mitt Romney during his first campaign rally since arriving back from his overseas trip, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden, Colorado, on August 2, 2012.

Romney Promising `More Jobs,’ Obama Backing Planned Parenthood

It hasn’t taken Mitt Romney long to take the latest report on jobs to the air — unemployment inching up to 8.3 percent again in July, while 163,000 more jobs were created. “In July unemployment went up again,” Romney’s ad...

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