Charlotte Ross Russell used to be an enthusiastic voter. But she feels partly responsible "for the mess we seem to be in" and will let others cast their ballots this year.
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An AIDS activist shouts slogans during a protest in New York City on May 13. The president was at a fundraiser in the city and activists were protesting his administration's policies on AIDS funding.
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President Obama, teleprompter to his side, spoke at the White House on Aug. 11 to mark his signing of the Manufacturing Enhancement Act. U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk is behind him.
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