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On Final Lap, Romney, Obama Focus On Key States

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney storm into the final day of their long presidential contest, mounting one last effort to protect their flanks while engaging in the toughest battleground of all — Ohio.

11/05/2012

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Enough Already: Voters Hit With Ads, Calls, More

People who live in battleground states tend to have a number and a coping strategy. Virginian Catherine Caughey’s number is four: Her family recently got four political phone calls in the space of five minutes.

10/20/2012

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Obama Strong In Swing States As Economy Improves

President Barack Obama — with the help of a slowly improving U.S. economy — is gaining ground in many of the 14 states where the presidential contest with Republican Mitt Romney hangs in the balance.

04/23/2012

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