Mitt Romney shakes hands as he walks into the House Chambers during inaugural ceremonies at the State House in Boston in 2003. the Obama campaign sought to focus attention on Romney's tenure as Massachusetts governor. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Boston Takes Center Stage In Fight For White House

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Dire Predictions Amid Another Looming Fiscal Battle

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Romney Tries To Mend Fences With Latinos

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President Obama talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande (upper left), NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (center) and other leaders during the official photo at Soldier Field in Chicago during the NATO summit Sunday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Politicians See Opposite Messages In Euro Crisis

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Debt Ceiling Debate Is Revived In Washington

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Volker Rule Languishes Without Guidelines

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Caroline Maya, a 21-year-old college student, registers to vote for the first time at the Latinos for Obama booth outside the Grand Sierra Casino in Reno, Nev., Saturday. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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Obama, Romney In The Ring For Nevada's Latino Vote

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Fellow Senators Mourn Richard Lugar's Defeat

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Ron Paul Backers Dominate Nevada's GOP Convention

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Presidential Race Takes Libertarian Tilt In Nev.

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, accompanied by fellow Republicans John Kline (left) of Minnesota and Jeb Hensarling of Texas, speaks about the student loan bill on Wednesday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Presidential Politics Hits The Hill, And Students Win

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House Divided Over How To Pay For Student Loan Bill

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Hikers arrive at the post office in Caratunk, Maine, in 2011. Some of the rural post offices the U.S. Postal Service may close are relied on by Appalachian Trail hikers for supply drops on their trip from Georgia to Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Senate Passes Plan To Keep Post Offices Running

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks with a staffer on the night of the Florida primary in January. Now that he's pivoting away from the primaries to the general election, Romney is expected to quadruple his staff soon. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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With Eye On November, Romney To Expand Campaign

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Senate Republicans Block Debate On Buffett Rule

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