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Priorities’ Bill Burton says the ad, “Stage,” is back by popular demand.

Priorities’ Bill Burton says the ad, “Stage,” is back by popular demand.

`The Stage’ is Set in Ohio: Priorities

Priorities USA Action, the super-PAC backing President Barack Obama, has spent millions portraying the business career of Republican Mitt Romney as ruinous to the lives of people who worked for some of the companies that Romney’s Bain Capital took over....

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President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, on Oct. 19, 2012.

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President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, on Oct. 19, 2012.

Obama-Backing Super-PAC Outraises Romney-Backers with $15.2 Million

Updated at 5 pm EDT A super-political action committee backing President Barack Obama slightly outraised a super-PAC supporting Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month. Priorities USA Action, run by former Obama aides, will report $15.2 million in September contributions when...

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Houston homebuilder Bob Perry

Photograph by Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle/ AP Photo

Houston homebuilder Bob Perry

Perry’s $2 Million Top Donation to Republican Governors Group

The Republican Governors Association raised $14.8 million in this year’s third quarter, including $2 million from Houston homebuilder Bob Perry, it said in a filing to the Internal Revenue Service. Perry’s donation was the largest to the RGA during the...

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Job seekers wait to speak to recruiters at the "Putting America Back To Work!" job fair in New York.

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Job seekers wait to speak to recruiters at the "Putting America Back To Work!" job fair in New York.

8% Unemployed: `The New Normal’

The day after Republican Mitt Romney rallied supporters with a widely-perceived debate win, and the day before the government announces the latest count of American unemployment, a super-PAC backing Romney has a new message: “Welcome to the new normal, where...

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Recent ad from Restore Our Future envisions a debate between the candidates.

Recent ad from Restore Our Future envisions a debate between the candidates.

Restore Our Future Went on August Spending Binge

A super-political action committee supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent $21 million last month — more than in any previous month and more than in the three previous months combined. Restore Our Future helped carry the candidate’s message and...

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A Mitt Romney supporter in Lansing, Mich.

Photograph by Stephen McGee/The New York Times via Redux

A Mitt Romney supporter in Lansing, Mich.

Pro-Romney Super-PAC Returning with Ads in Michigan and Wisconsin

The last Republican group to air presidential campaign ads in Michigan is returning to that state and to Wisconsin to aid Mitt Romney’s campaign. Restore Our Future, the pro-Romney super-political action committee, is spending $2.2 million in the two states...

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

Photograph by Doug Mills/The New York Times via Redux

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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Mitt Romney visits the Western Wall on July 29, 2012 in Jerusalem's old city.

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Mitt Romney visits the Western Wall on July 29, 2012 in Jerusalem's old city.

Romney: Middle East Peace `Almost Unthinkable’ – to Remain `Unsolved’

Updated at 11:51 am EDT with White House comment Add to the revelations from the secretly recorded video of Mitt Romney’s fundraising remarks about the 47 percent of Americans whom he views as politically unreachable: The prospect of peace in...

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