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Patients would pay more if Romney restores Medicare savings, analysts say

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Mitt Romney’s promise to restore $716 billion that he says President Obama “robbed” from Medicare has some health care experts puzzled, and not just because his running mate, Representative Paul D. Ryan, included the same savings in his House budgets.

PBS NewsHour: Sen. Marco Rubio- Voters Will Choose Between Two Visions of Government, Economy

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Gwen Ifill talks to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising leader of the Republican party, about his role at the convention, his belief that voters should approach this election as a choice between two different visions of government and economy, and his emphasis on encouraging legal immigration.

Independents favor cooperation, are dissatisfied with political system

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President Obama and Mitt Romney are waging one of the most partisan campaigns in recent memory, energizing their bases with heated rhetoric and harsh tactics. But among political independents, some of the most prized voters in the electorate, speaking more softly about the other side may be a key to winning their support.

Obama Campaign This Time Around: Brutal... And Purposely So

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President Obama's reelection effort isn't the toughest, or most aggressive, in American history. It only looks and feels that way compared with the gauzy memories most have of the lilt, sunshine, and post-partisan pixie dust of 2008.

A look at "The Ryan Effect" on the 2012 campaign

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The presidential campaigns paused for the day on Sunday. President Obama attended church in Washington, while Mitt Romney attended services in New Hampshire. It's been a busy week since Romney named Paul Ryan as his running mate. "The Ryan Effect" has put some oxygen into the race.

Obama hears call for bipartisanship during Sunday sermon

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On the Sunday morning TV news shows, surrogates for President Obama and Mitt Romney were duking it out over healthcare, Medicare and whether their ads are getting too nasty. Both candidates, meanwhile, were at worship with their families.

August 17, 2012

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Mitt Romney’s campaign was energized after the announcement his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan. Also this week, both campaigns attacked each other on policy and character. So, what will Paul Ryan’s influence be on the direction of election? Joining Gwen: Jackie Calmes, The New York Times; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics; John Harris, POLITICO.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan pursue united front strategy

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Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan plan to campaign together again sooner than aides had originally planned, likely twice next week, as part of a new offensive to take on the touchy issue of Medicare, campaign officials tell POLITICO.

Romney: Never paid less than 13 percent in taxes

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Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney declared Thursday he has paid at least 13 percent of his income in federal taxes every year for the past decade, offering that new detail while still decrying a "small-minded" fascination over returns he will not release. President Barack Obama's campaign shot back in doubt: "Prove it."

Tax Analysts, Responding to Critics, Reaffirm Findings on Romney Plan

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The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, after considering conservative critiques of its recent, much-publicized analysis of Mitt Romney’s tax agenda, said on Thursday that its conclusion stands: His proposals would mean big tax cuts for the highest-income taxpayers and increases for everyone else.