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It's All Politics, Sept. 20, 2012

It's All Politics, Sept. 20, 2012

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2010.
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2010.
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September can't end soon enough for Mitt Romney, as a leaked video — and some disappointing poll numbers in swing states — add to his woes. Republicans, trying to win a Senate majority, get some surprise encouragement in Connecticut.

But new polling in Virginia is problematic, and news out of Indiana and Wisconsin brings cheers to Democrats.

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