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  What’s at Stake: Frontline’s The Choice

How much do you really know about either Mitt Romney or Barack Obama? Frontline’s “The Choice.”

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  100 days

What would the first 100 days of a Mitt Romney presidency look like?

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The importance of Ohio

This week, while covering the Republican National convention from Tampa, we focus on the state of Ohio and the critical win there either candidate most likely must receive to win the 2012 election. We’ve put together a primer on why this state has so much importance in 2012 and its history within national politics. The [...]

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Did politics trump science in the Obama administration’s ruling on Plan B for teens?

The Obama administration overruled the FDA and said teens would still need a prescription to get the morning-after pill, ignoring years of scientific research.

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Should the deficit reduction ‘super-committee’ focus on jobs instead?

As President Obama unveils his plan for Congressional panel charged with cutting the deficit, policymakers are floating a radical notion: Focus on jobs instead.

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With Obama and Republicans set to spar over jobs, what can we learn from ‘Obamanomics?’

The jobs debate begins in earnest this week, with President Obama set to address Congress and Republicans meeting for a televised debate. But what can we learn from past efforts to spur job growth?

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As lawmakers push rival debt plans, only one person is still seeking compromise: Obama

A “grand bargain” would seem impossible at this point, but Obama is still pushing for one. Lawmakers in both parties meanwhile, planned votes on their rival debt plans.

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Republicans offer starkly different views on Obama’s Afghanistan strategy

The GOP presidential candidates issued mostly muted responses to President Obama’s decision to withdraw 30,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year.

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In turnaround, Republicans struggle to attack Obama on national security in first debate

“Republicans won’t have the historic advantage that they enjoyed for something like 30 years” on matters of national security, said one Democratic strategist.

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