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October 2012


New Jersey Gov. Christie Praises Obama, Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been front and center in coping with superstorm Sandy, which ripped into the New York-New Jersey area Monday night. On Tuesday, following the historic damage delivered to his beloved state, Christie took to the morning television shows, showering praise on the ...

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The $2 Billion Presidential Race

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It's official: for the first time in history, a political candidate has raised $1 billion in one campaign. President Barack Obama and his Democratic affiliates have raised $1.03 billion this cycle with Romney and his Republican affiliates not far behind, according to U.S. News analysis of the final ...

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Mitt the Moderate Resurfaces With Contraception Talk

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Although many on the Internet mocked his comment during Tuesday's debate about "binders of women," GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney used the occasion to offer several comments designed to show his campaign is friendly to the voters who might decide the toss-up election: women.

[PHOTOS: Sharp ...

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women's health
birth control

Romney's Debate Win Pushes Him Closer in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire

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Mitt Romney's post-presidential debate bounce has lifted his status in swing states across the country, and now it's even making states that were not competitive—like Pennsylvania—worth fighting for.

A new poll shows the Republican presidential nominee closing President Barack Obama's lead in the ...

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2012 presidential election
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