Democrat Critiques A Romney Stump Speech

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Scrutinizing The Candidates' Stump Speeches

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Alan Shull attends a job fair in Portland, Ore., on April 24. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Economists: Romney's 12 Million Jobs Target Realistic, Even If He Loses

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How Will Sequestration Affect The Federal Budget?

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A Marine Corp F-35B Joint Strike Fighter lands at Patuxent Naval Air Station in Maryland in 2011. Analysts say that if mandatory Pentagon budget cuts are imposed next year, fewer new planes could ultimately be ordered. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Fiscal Cliff Could Hit Civilian Pentagon Workers First

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For High Earners, Expiring Tax Cuts Would Hit Hard

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The Social Security tax rate is scheduled to revert to 6.2 percent next year, up from the temporary reduction — to 4.2 percent on an employee's first $110,000 in wages — which has been in effect since January 2011. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Payroll Tax Holiday May Not Survive Year's End

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President George W. Bush signs tax cut legislation on June 7, 2001. The cuts from this and a subsequent bill are set to expire at the end of 2012. Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Would Pay More — Romney, A Lot More — If Bush-Era Tax Cuts End

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Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign stop in Roxbury, Mass., on Thursday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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New Questions About Timing Of Romney's Bain Departure

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Government Filings Dispute Romney's Time At Bain

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Josh Walling and Randi Cartmill with their children, Jacqueline, Josh and Ryan. Josh Walling says his family, whose household income is below the national median, would lose a substantial amount of money if the Bush tax cuts expired. Courtesy of Randi Cartmill hide caption

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Bush Tax Cuts: The New Middle-Class Norm

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GOP To Make 31st Attempt To Repeal Obamacare Act

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June Brought 80,000 Jobs, 8.2 Percent Unemployment

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Tentative Deal On Transportation Reached

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