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Supporter Annie Lin, from Salem, Va., center, wearing plastic Romney lawn signs, cheers Mitt Romney at a campaign event at Integrity Windows in Roanoke, Va., on Nov. 1, 2012.

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Supporter Annie Lin, from Salem, Va., center, wearing plastic Romney lawn signs, cheers Mitt Romney at a campaign event at Integrity Windows in Roanoke, Va., on Nov. 1, 2012.

Romney: `Five More Days’

“This is an election of consequence,” Republican Mitt Romney said today in Roanoke, at the start of a campaign day in Virginia — the first full day of a resumed campaign fight following the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy. President Barack...

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Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign rally at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida, on Oct. 31, 2012.

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Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign rally at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida, on Oct. 31, 2012.

Republican `Momentum’ Ad: Romney

Only five days left, the Republican National Committee ad says of the presidential election. “We believe in America,” Republican nominee Mitt Romney is shown saying in this get-out-the-vote commercial. It touts the editorial endorsements of Romney by the Orlando Sentinel...

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Former chair of the Missouri Republican party Ann Wagner, of St. Louis County, waits in a line of candidates filing for political office Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, 2012, at the secretary of state's office in Jefferson City, Mo.

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Former chair of the Missouri Republican party Ann Wagner, of St. Louis County, waits in a line of candidates filing for political office Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, 2012, at the secretary of state's office in Jefferson City, Mo.

Ann Wagner Raises Republican Profile Before Easy Missouri Victory

It’s a measure of the high regard that national Republicans have for Ann Wagner, and how much of a runaway front-runner she is in a Missouri U.S. House race, that she delivered her party’s weekly address just 10 days before...

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Mitt Romney supporters at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Oct. 23, 2012 in Morrison, Colorado.

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Mitt Romney supporters at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Oct. 23, 2012 in Morrison, Colorado.

Romney’s $111.8 Million Fortnight

As potential evidence of a post-debate surge, Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign said today it raised $111.8 million during the first half of October. The total includes dollars donated to Romney’s campaign as well as related committees associated with the Republican National...

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc.

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc.

AT&T Rings Romney’s Bell

AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company, is taking sides in the election contest between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The company’s political action committee contributed $5,000 to Romney last month, Federal Election Commission reports show. Earlier...

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President Barack Obama at a campaign rally at Kent State University on Sept. 26, 2012 in Ohio.

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President Barack Obama at a campaign rally at Kent State University on Sept. 26, 2012 in Ohio.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 59,362

That’s the number of presidential election ads that ran in the seven-day period ended Sept. 24, according to Kantar Media’s CMAG. President Barack Obama’s campaign accounted for 29,505 of those spots, about half the total and more than twice the...

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House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy, left, and House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor during a news conference on Capitol Hill.

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House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy, left, and House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor during a news conference on Capitol Hill.

Romney Surrogate Goes Global in Race for Cash

A senior House Republican is willing to go halfway across the world to help out Mitt Romney. Representative Kevin McCarthy, the third-ranked House Republican, hopped on the 13-hour flight to Hong Kong from San Francisco yesterday to raise cash for...

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Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, right, salutes while Jeanine McDonnell, daughter of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, center, and Christopher Devlin-Young, Gold Olympian alpine ski racer, exit the stage at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 29, 2012.

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Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, right, salutes while Jeanine McDonnell, daughter of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, center, and Christopher Devlin-Young, Gold Olympian alpine ski racer, exit the stage at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 29, 2012.

Democrats: Campaign Finance Reform — Remembering McCain

Although the Democrats defeated Senator John McCain in the contest for the White House four years ago, they still support the campaign finance law he co-authored — while his own Republican Party last week disavowed his signature legislation. The Democratic...

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