Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaign in Las Vegas on Oct. 17, 2011. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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From Rival To Running Mate? Possible For Pawlenty

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Mitt Romney appears on ABC News in one of the five TV interviews he did Friday. He mostly responded to comments from the Obama campaign about his role at Bain Capital. ABC News hide caption

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Bain, Bain, Go Away: In Defense, Romney Attacks

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Will these Green Bay fans be cheering as much as they did during the 2011 Super Bowl when their beloved Packer games are interrupted by local political ads this fall? Matt Ludtke/Getty Images hide caption

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Between Touchdowns And Triple Jumps, Politicians Are Popping Up On Sports TV

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President Obama at a stop on his bus tour of Ohio in Port Clinton on July 5. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Swing State TV Stations Spiking Ad Rates As Campaign Cash Pours In

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Bank of America stadium in Charlotte, N.C., where President Obama will accept his party's nomination on Sept. 6. Jeff Siner/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Some Democrats To Skip Obama's Renomination Party

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Daniella Urbina, a field organizer for President Obama in Denver, appears in a Spanish-language campaign ad. YouTube hide caption

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Campaign Ads Target Latinos As A Key Issue Looms

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Democrat Ron Barber (left) and Republican Jesse Kelly during a May 23 debate in Tucson. They are running Tuesday in a special election to replace retired Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star hide caption

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In Giffords' District, It's Former Foe Vs. Former Aide

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Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp greets a supporter before a town hall meeting in Minot, N.D., on May 3. Dale Wetzel/AP hide caption

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N.D. Senate Race Could Be Next National Battleground

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An air traffic controller works at the Atlanta TRACON, or terminal radar approach control, facility in Peachtree City, Ga. The FAA's NextGen program will modernize the air traffic control system, transforming it from radar to GPS-based technology. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Delayed At The Airport? They're Working On It

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Joe Ricketts, whose American Film Company produced The Conspirator, arrives at the film's premiere during the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Billionaire Donor Joe Ricketts: From Behind The Scenes To Center Stage

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Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer applauds supporters at her election party Tuesday in Lincoln, Neb. At right is Fischer's mother, Florence Strobel. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Little-Known Lawmaker Upsets GOP's Senate Plans In Nebraska

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The four top Republicans seeking the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate in Nebraska — state Sen. Deb Fischer (from left), state Attorney General Jon Bruning, state Treasurer Don Stenberg and investment adviser Pat Flynn — recite the Pledge of Allegiance before a debate in Omaha last month. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Republicans Zero In On Nebraska's U.S. Senate Seat

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That New Friend You Made On Facebook? He Might Be Named Mitt Or Barack

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