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In Presidential Ads, A Shared Strategy For Connection

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GOP Reassess Akin After 'Legitimate Rape' Comments

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Akin Faces Another Deadline To Leave Senate Race

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You've Got Mail: Campaigns Still Rely On Snail Mail

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Flap Over Romney's Tax Remarks Still Generates Buzz

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Chicago Teacher Strike Puts Obama In Awkward Spot

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Will Convention Give Obama A Boost In N.C.?

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Thousands Shut Out Of Obama' Acceptance Speech

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Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., says Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the GOP vice presidential candidate, asked him to end his Senate bid after recent comments he made referring to "legitimate rape." Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Cut Off From Party's Purse Strings, Rep. Akin Plans Next Move

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GOP Leaders Encourage Akin To Quit Senate Race

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Akin Apologizes For Rape Comments; Will Stay In Race

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Artur Davis, with his wife, Tara, concedes the Democratic gubernatorial race in Birmingham, Ala., in 2010. Since losing that race, he has become a Republican and moved to Virginia. Mark Almond/AP hide caption

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Once 'The Obama Of Alabama,' Now A GOP Headliner

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., at a campaign event on June 18 in Janesville, Wis. Ryan, Mitt Romney's running mate, has made sure his constituents haven't been left out of federal programs like the stimulus. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Ryan's District Gains Despite His Positions

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Analysis: Congress Is Least Productive In Decades

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Ryan Offers Bold Ideas To GOP Presidential Ticket

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