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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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Protesters march through Uptown, the Charlotte business district, before the start of the Democratic National Convention.

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Protesters march through Uptown, the Charlotte business district, before the start of the Democratic National Convention.

Priebus: Hope and Disappointment

The Republican National Committee started an “Obama Isn’t Working” rapid-response center in Charlotte today as a counterpoint to the Democratic National Convention with a Web site and daily press conference “highlighting how America is not better off under President Obama.”...

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus at the University of Chicago.

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus at the University of Chicago.

Priebus Refreshes Republican Coffer

Reince Priebus inherited a Republican National Committee in January 2011 that had been out-raised by its Democratic counterpart and needed to pay off a $23 million debt. His predecessor, Michael Steele, was criticized over his management of the party’s finances...

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