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Daily Archives: October 27, 2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama following a presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama following a presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado.

Obama v Romney: $1 Billion Parity

$975.9 million. That’s how much money that President Barack Obama, the Democratic National Committee and the allied super-political action committee Priorities USA Action together have raised since the beginning of 2011 through Oct. 17. It’s the same sum raised by...

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A sign endorsing President Barack Obama hangs in a window of the Lechonera El Barrio Restaurant in a mostly hispanic district of Orlando, Florida.

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A sign endorsing President Barack Obama hangs in a window of the Lechonera El Barrio Restaurant in a mostly hispanic district of Orlando, Florida.

Florida Hispanic Vote: Obama’s Bet

A banner hung behind Republican Mitt Romney today at his campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, where he was introduced in both English and Spanish: “Necesitamos una recuperation genuina.” “We need a genuine recovery.” It’s the same message his English-language banners have...

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Rep. Nan Hayworth, left, and Rep. James Renacci before a House Financial Services Committee committee hearing.

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Rep. Nan Hayworth, left, and Rep. James Renacci before a House Financial Services Committee committee hearing.

Ohio Voters Tune Out TV Ads — `Sick of It,’ Campaign Aide Says

The Cleveland media market is so saturated with political TV commercials – and voters are so sick of them — that it’s a waste of money to run a barrage of spots as the Nov. 6 election nears. So says Republican Rep. James...

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Former Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle gives a victory speech at her campaign headquarters, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Honolulu.  Lingle won the Republican nomination for Hawaii's U.S. Senate seat.

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Former Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle gives a victory speech at her campaign headquarters, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Honolulu. Lingle won the Republican nomination for Hawaii's U.S. Senate seat.

Walt Disney’s Daughter Aiding Hawaii Republican Lingle for Senate

Walt Disney’s daughter is among the donors to a super-political action committee airing a television ad backing Hawaii Republican Linda Lingle for the Senate . Fund for Freedom Inc. raised $420,000 through Oct. 17, including a $50,000 donation on Oct....

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