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President Barack Obama speaks on the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, at what was scheduled originally as a campaign event at Harborside Event Center July 20, 2012 in Fort Myers, Florida.

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President Barack Obama speaks on the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, at what was scheduled originally as a campaign event at Harborside Event Center July 20, 2012 in Fort Myers, Florida.

Silent Moment in Campaign of Noise

Today was going to be a big day on the campaign trail. A loud day. President Barack Obama was embarking on his second day of a cross-state tour of Florida, the biggest of all swing states in an election contest...

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Members of MoveOn.org protest at Mitt Romney's campaign office in Arlington, Virginia, calling for the Republican Presidential hopeful to release more of his tax returns.

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Members of MoveOn.org protest at Mitt Romney's campaign office in Arlington, Virginia, calling for the Republican Presidential hopeful to release more of his tax returns.

Romney Should Release Taxes, Majority Surveyed by Gallup Say

Republican Mitt Romney won’t find much public support for his refusal to release more than the two years of tax returns that he already has disclosed and promised. Most Americans surveyed — 54 percent — say Romney should release additional tax...

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Ann Romney nimbly avoids her horse Rafalca during a photo op at the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions.

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Ann Romney nimbly avoids her horse Rafalca during a photo op at the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions.

Romney’s Rafalca: ‘Dancing Around the Issues,’ Pushing Boundaries?

There are TV ads, and there are videos. The TV ads are broadcast, or relayed by cable networks, to millions of Americans in battleground states, all aimed at influencing public opinion about the presidential election contest. The videos are rolled...

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Michelle Obama with supporters and volunteers at the Barbara Goleman High School on July 10, 2012 in Miami Lakes, Florida.

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Michelle Obama with supporters and volunteers at the Barbara Goleman High School on July 10, 2012 in Miami Lakes, Florida.

Michelle Obama vs. `War on Women’

It took some time, during President Barack Obama’s campaign for election in 2008, for Michelle Obama to demonstrate her potential political power on the road. The Obama campaign hasn’t wasted any time this year. Still, even as the first lady...

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Mitt and Ann Romney with their family in Bedford, N.H.

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Mitt and Ann Romney with their family in Bedford, N.H.

Romney Super-PAC Revives Rosengate for Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day, from Restore Our Future. The super-PAC supporting presumed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said it has a new television ad on the air today that includes comments Obama supporters Hilary Rosen and Bill Maher made last month...

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Guns n' Roses at the LA Street Scene on September 28, 1985 in Los Angeles.

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Guns n' Roses at the LA Street Scene on September 28, 1985 in Los Angeles.

Mitt Romney’s Guns ‘N Roses

It spoke plainly of the presidential election contest at hand that Mitt Romney would state on the stage of the National Rifle Association convention in St. Louis both this: ”We need a president who will stand up for the rights...

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nn Romney with her family in Rochester, New Hampshire, on Jan. 8, 2012.

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nn Romney with her family in Rochester, New Hampshire, on Jan. 8, 2012.

War of Women: Working?

The so-called “war on women” is becoming a war of women. Hilary Rosen, a Democratic strategist, fired first, last night accusing Republican Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, of “never working a day in her life.” Ann Romney, like about one third...

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Mitt and Ann Romney in Knoxville, Tennessee, on March 4, 2012.

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Mitt and Ann Romney in Knoxville, Tennessee, on March 4, 2012.

Mitt Courts Moms With Ann’s Help

Women — and particularly mothers — have been getting special shout-outs from Mitt Romney and his wife Ann on the campaign trail lately, as the Republican frontrunner works to reach out to what could be a key swing demographic both in his party’s...

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