It's All Politics, April 19, 2012

A man shows off his political swag before attending a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the closed National Gypsum drywall factory in Lorain, Ohio, on Thursday. i i
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A man shows off his political swag before attending a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the closed National Gypsum drywall factory in Lorain, Ohio, on Thursday.
Jae C. Hong/AP

Just when we thought the debate season had wound down, the general election season heats up. With pre-buttals, rebuttals and a "bracketing strategy" unleashed by GOP front-runner Mitt Romney targeting President Obama, the campaign trail is starting to resemble a made-for-TV debate tournament. NPR's Ron Elving and guest host Don Gonyea have the latest political news. And a trivia round: We invite you to guess the GOP vice presidential pick.

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