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The hand of President Barack Obama is visible over the podium, and supporters are reflected in the TelePrompTer, as he speaks at a campaign event at Triangle Park in Dayton, Ohio, on Oct. 23, 2012, the day after the last presidential debate against Gov. Mitt Romney.

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The hand of President Barack Obama is visible over the podium, and supporters are reflected in the TelePrompTer, as he speaks at a campaign event at Triangle Park in Dayton, Ohio, on Oct. 23, 2012, the day after the last presidential debate against Gov. Mitt Romney.

Obama Campaign Sent $14 Million to State Democratic Parties: Ohio Top

President Barack Obama’s campaign sent more than $14.4 million to state Democratic parties early this month, with most of it going to states crucial to his bid to win re-election Nov. 6. Obama’s campaign directed the biggest chunk of the...

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Delegates cheer during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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Delegates cheer during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Republicans: More Now Than 2008 — Gallup’s Portrait of 2012 Electorate

The voting public this year looks pretty much like the voting public of 2008 — except for one significant difference: It’s more Republican. That’s the conclusion of Gallup’s analysis of the daily tracking of public opinion it has run since...

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Mitt Romney arrives to speak at an election campaign rally at the Reno Event Center in Reno, Nev., on Oct. 24, 2012.

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Mitt Romney arrives to speak at an election campaign rally at the Reno Event Center in Reno, Nev., on Oct. 24, 2012.

Obama Wins, `We Go Over the Cliff’ — Romney Campaign’s Message

Mitt Romney has a warning for voters worried about the economy under President Barack Obama: Things can get worse. Seeking to maintain its recent surge of momentum in the race, Romney’s campaign today began issuing a series of dire economic...

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A couple with their dog play music aimed to get tips on a foot-over-bridge along the Las Vegas Strip.

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A couple with their dog play music aimed to get tips on a foot-over-bridge along the Las Vegas Strip.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 6.6

That’s the percentage-point difference between the September unemployment rates of Iowa and Nevada. The two states have the lowest and highest rates respectively among the nine states where President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are devoting most of their...

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A voter wears an 'I Voted' sticker after voting at the Centennial Center polling station during the first day of early voting in Nevada on Oct. 20, 2012.

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A voter wears an 'I Voted' sticker after voting at the Centennial Center polling station during the first day of early voting in Nevada on Oct. 20, 2012.

Nevada Democrats Lead Republicans by 90,000 in Voter Rolls

Democrats outnumber Republicans by more than 90,000 in Nevada, according to the final voter registration count before the Nov. 6 election in one of the nation’s most politically competitive states. Nevada has 526,986 active registered Democrats and 436,799 Republicans, a...

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White House senior adviser David Plouffe speaks to reporters after the Presidential Debate between  President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012.

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White House senior adviser David Plouffe speaks to reporters after the Presidential Debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012.

Romney’s Comeback: Plouffe’s Nightmare — Florida, Ohio Get Ready

There’s nothing like a comeback story. The Obama campaign, working to spin away Republican Mitt Romney’s perceived success in the first presidential debate last night, suggests that reporters have been waiting for a turnaround in fortunes. “I think some of...

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A polling site in Manhattan.

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A polling site in Manhattan.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 23.7 million

That’s how many Hispanics will be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis. That’s an increase from 19.5 million eligible Hispanic voters in 2008, when 9.7 million voted in the election....

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President Barack Obama in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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President Barack Obama in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Priorities Sets New Priority: Nevada

Priorities USA Action, a super-political action committee backing President Barack Obama, is shifting and increasing its television advertising buy to include the swing state of Nevada, its co-founder Bill Burton said this morning. The super-PAC’s new focus on Nevada, which...

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President Barack Obama visits the Hoover Dam, on Oct. 2, 2012 in Boulder City, Nev.

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President Barack Obama visits the Hoover Dam, on Oct. 2, 2012 in Boulder City, Nev.

Obama the Sight-Seer: Hoover Dam

President Barack Obama, practicing for the first of the presidential debates tomorrow night, took some time off from his studies today in Henderson, Nevada, to go sight-seeing. Obama said he decided to go visit the Hoover Dam because “it’s spectacular...

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