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President Barack Obama shown in Times Square in New York.

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President Barack Obama shown in Times Square in New York.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 242

That’s the number of electoral votes in the states that Democrats have won in six straight presidential elections. The tally includes 18 states and the District of Columbia. The total of 242 electoral votes is just 28 below the 270...

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Voters at a polling station in the garage of the Los Angeles County lifeguard headquarters on Nov. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles.

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Voters at a polling station in the garage of the Los Angeles County lifeguard headquarters on Nov. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 2,216,903

That’s how many votes President Barack Obama received in Los Angeles County, California, in the Nov. 6 election, or 70 percent of the total vote in the nation’s most populous county. The president won more votes in Los Angeles County...

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally at Ida Lee Park on Oct. 16, 2012 in Leesburg, VA.

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally at Ida Lee Park on Oct. 16, 2012 in Leesburg, VA.

Wisconsin, Virginia: Most RNC $

The Republican National Committee sent more than $14 million this month to its affiliates in 28 states led by Wisconsin and Virginia, both key states in the Nov. 6 presidential and U.S. Senate elections. The RNC sent more than $3.3...

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Mitt Romney met with the Reverend Billy Graham at Graham's Cabin in Montreat, North Carolina, today.

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Mitt Romney met with the Reverend Billy Graham at Graham's Cabin in Montreat, North Carolina, today.

Romney, Billy Graham Rally Base: `I’ll Do All I Can… Quote Me’

When pro-life credentials are questioned, call out Mike Huckabee. Stop by Billy Graham’s homestead. Republican Mitt Romney has done both today. Two days after Romney downplayed his plans to fight abortion rights, the Republican presidential candidate met privately today with...

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Vice President Joe Biden on Oct. 2, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.

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Vice President Joe Biden on Oct. 2, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.

Biden: Middle Class `Buried’ 4 Years

“I’m supposedly an expert on foreign policy,” Vice President Joe Biden said today. “As all of you know, an expert is a guy from out of town with a briefcase.” That was in Asheville, North Carolina. Earlier today, in Charlotte,...

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Singer James Taylor performs at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

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Singer James Taylor performs at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

Obama: Carolina in his Mind

Updated at 5:50 pm EDT with sunshine “In my mind, I’m gone to Carolina,” James Taylor sang on the stage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte just now. “Can’t you see the sunshine, can’t you just feel the moon...

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Day two of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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Day two of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 5,041

That’s how many presidential election ads ran on television stations in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the 30-day period ended Aug. 31, according to Kantar Media’s CMAG. That comes out to 168 ads per day. Charlotte, North Carolina’s largest city and...

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