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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just which 47 percent of Americans was Mitt Romney talking about? It's hard to say. He lumped together three different ways of sorting people in what he's called less-than-elegant remarks.
For months, all the major polls have identified the economy as the No. 1 presidential election issue. But it drifts in and out of focus on the campaign trail as first one side and then the other becomes occupied with something else.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three checks for campaign services have been stolen from President Barack Obama's national campaign headquarters in Chicago.
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is telling crowds to "waste your vote on me."
Comments about Palestinians raise questions about his fitness to be president.
NEW YORK (AP) — After this, politicians everywhere should surely get the message. Mitt Romney's secretly recorded remarks at a Florida fundraiser — and the uproar that has followed — reinforce a key reality of the digital media era: the power of viral video to disrupt and potentially alter a high-stakes political contest.
MIAMI (AP) — Facing tough questions about his commitment to all Americans, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney declared Wednesday that his campaign supports "the 100 percent in America."
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney's offhanded comment that as a candidate he doesn't worry about the 47 percent of Americans who pay no income taxes has quickly entered the bloodstream in the presidential campaign's most hard-fought states.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday came together on at least one way to reduce government spending — by eliminating federal assistance for the two parties' increasingly expensive and stage-managed presidential conventions.