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Actress Eva Longoria participates in an Early Vote Canvass Kickoff in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Actress Eva Longoria participates in an Early Vote Canvass Kickoff in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 70

That was President Barack Obama’s job approval rating among Hispanics in January, according to Gallup. The figure is close to the 71 percent support Obama received from Hispanic voters in the 2012 election, according to a national exit poll. Republican...

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A canvasser for President Barack Obama's reelection campaign in Steubenville, Ohio in October. Photograph by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

A canvasser for President Barack Obama's reelection campaign in Steubenville, Ohio in October. Photograph by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

Obama’s Tax Following: 47 Percent

President Barack Obama, at his White House news conference yesterday: “If there was one thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and Mr. Romney, it was, when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, I argued for...

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Democratic supporters celebrate as they watch President Barack Obama give his acceptance speech in Times Square, New York, early on Nov. 7, 2012.

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Democratic supporters celebrate as they watch President Barack Obama give his acceptance speech in Times Square, New York, early on Nov. 7, 2012.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 39

That’s the percentage of white voters President Barack Obama won in Tuesday’s election, down from 43 percent four years ago. In Ohio, the president did a bit better, winning 41 percent. White voters represented 72 percent of the electorate nationally, down...

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A Jewish man campaigns for Mitt Romney in New York on Nov. 6, 2012.

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A Jewish man campaigns for Mitt Romney in New York on Nov. 6, 2012.

Jewish Vote Shifted in 2012 — Still Not Enough to Turn Election

Exit polling found Republican Mitt Romney receiving 30 percent of the votes of Jews on Nov. 6, up from 21 percent for Sen. John McCain in 2008. President Barack Obama’s share declined to 69 percent from 78 percent, according to...

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A job seeker reviews listings in the Job Finder at the Rigzone Oil & Gas Career Fair in San Antonio, Texas.

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A job seeker reviews listings in the Job Finder at the Rigzone Oil & Gas Career Fair in San Antonio, Texas.

It’s the Economy: Obama vs. Romney

Updated at 7:45 pm EST As the first polls have started closing. the first read on exit polling in the presidential election nationally is reconfirming what everyone knew heading into this campaign: As expected, Republican Mitt Romney has carried Kentucky,...

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