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Mitt Romney at Newark Town Square on June 17, 2012 in Ohio.

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Mitt Romney at Newark Town Square on June 17, 2012 in Ohio.

Pro-Romney Super-PAC Raises Record $20 Million

The marquee super-PACs in the presidential election each saw record fundraising last month, a sign that big donors are becoming more comfortable with them. Restore Our Future, backing presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, raised $20 million in June, spokeswoman Brittany...

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President Barack Obama at Green Run High School in Virginia Beach, Va.

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President Barack Obama at Green Run High School in Virginia Beach, Va.

Obama-Allied Super-PAC: $6 M June

Updated at 4:30 pm EDT: A super-political action committee devoted to helping re-elect President Barack Obama raised more than $6 million in June, its best month yet, said Bill Burton, Priorities USA Action co-founder and former White House spokesman. The...

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President Barack Obama gets out of an electric Chevy Volt in Holland, Michigan.

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President Barack Obama gets out of an electric Chevy Volt in Holland, Michigan.

Obama’s Ad-attack on Romney: `Insourcing’ vs. Outsourcing

President Barack Obama wants you to know he supports “insourcing” and Republican challenger Mitt Romney supports “outsourcing.” That’s the contrast on jobs that the president’s re-election campaign is trying to make in a new television ad airing in swing-states critical to...

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A President Barack Obama supporter in Des Moines, Iowa.

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A President Barack Obama supporter in Des Moines, Iowa.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $240 M

That’s how much super-political action committees have raised thus far in the 2012 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan group in Washington that tracks political giving. Super-PACs grew out of a series of regulatory and...

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Mitt Romney campaigns in Naples, Fla., focusing on jobs and the economy in order to make inroads with Hispanic voters in Central Florida.

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Mitt Romney campaigns in Naples, Fla., focusing on jobs and the economy in order to make inroads with Hispanic voters in Central Florida.

Romney’s ‘Own Words’ in Spanish

Before this election contest is finished, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney will have had a heaping taste of their own words — in English, and in Spanish, too. Romney’s often-replayed remark about the very poor — “that’s not...

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Republican presidential candidates during a debate on Jan. 16, 2012 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Republican presidential candidates during a debate on Jan. 16, 2012 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Obama Allies Attack Romney’s Business Background by Quoting Republicans

Priorities USA Action, the super-PAC run by allies of President Obama, is up with a new web video attacking presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital LLC, the private equity firm he co-founded. Even as Obama supporters such as Newark...

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