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Rebecca Fernandez of Miami protests outside of the University of Miami where Mitt Romney was attending a Meet the Candidates forum held by Univision, on Sept. 19, 2012, in Coral Gables, Fla.

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Rebecca Fernandez of Miami protests outside of the University of Miami where Mitt Romney was attending a Meet the Candidates forum held by Univision, on Sept. 19, 2012, in Coral Gables, Fla.

Radio Politics: Priorities USA, Americans for Prosperity on Air

There’s little sanctuary from campaign advertising. The messages even follow voters to and from work while driving, thanks in part to two large radio buys announced this week. This morning, Priorities USA Action and the American Federation of State, County...

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Rep. Paul Ryan in Lakeland, Florida.

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Rep. Paul Ryan in Lakeland, Florida.

Paul Ryan Inspires $1 Mln Super-PAC Check in Support of Obama

“Paul Ryan.” This was Houston attorney Steve Mostyn’s answer when asked why he decided to make a second $1 million contribution last month to a Democratic super-political action committee supporting President Barack Obama’s re-election. “There’s this false belief that Mitt...

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President Barack Obama during a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio.

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President Barack Obama during a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio.

Obama’s Nod to $10 Million Donors

Campaigning for re-election, President Barack Obama has alerted supporters to the financial challenge he faces: millionaires and billionaires writing $10 million checks to defeat him. Those checks are going to super-PACs and “social welfare” committees that draw their money from...

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Chicago school teachers picket outside Wells High School in Chicago, Illinois.

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Chicago school teachers picket outside Wells High School in Chicago, Illinois.

Romney Weighs in on Chicago Teacher Strike Before O’Hare Landing

Updated 2:14 p.m. and 3:44 p.m. Even before landing at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport this afternoon for an evening fundraiser in the northern suburbs, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney weighed into the Chicago teacher’s strike. Romney and Republicans are seeking...

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Sharon Winesberry, left, and Gus Mansour, delegates from Washington state, on the floor at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.

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Sharon Winesberry, left, and Gus Mansour, delegates from Washington state, on the floor at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.

Pro-Obama Super-PAC raised $10 million in August

The main super-PAC aiding President Barack Obama — Priorities USA Action – raised $10 million last month, its biggest haul in the 2012 election cycle. The figure comes from a person familiar with the committee’s fundraising who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly...

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Protesters march through downtown Tampa.

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Protesters march through downtown Tampa.

Obama-Backing Super-PAC Launches $30 Mln Anti-Romney Ad Campaign

Updated at 10 am EDT Priorities USA Action, the super-PAC supporting President Barack Obama’s re-election,  is launching a $30 million anti-Mitt Romney offensive today. It kicks off with a new advertisement timed to the first day of the Republican National...

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Houston homebuilder Bob Perry

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Houston homebuilder Bob Perry

Super-PAC Super-Donors Familiar

Super-political action committees are relying upon a familiar roster of super-donors as they spend money on the presidential race, Federal Election Commission reports out last night show. Heading into this month, the super-PACs supporting Republican Mitt Romney, American Crossroads and...

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Mitt Romney during a campaign stop at Saint Anselm College on August 20, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Mitt Romney during a campaign stop at Saint Anselm College on August 20, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $61 Mln

That’s the money edge for Mitt Romney and his major Republican allies over President Barack Obama and Democratic groups in the Nov. 6 presidential election, according to Federal Election Commission reports filed yesterday. Romney, the Republican National Committee, the pro-Romney...

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