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A container ship from China is offloaded at Massport's Conley Terminal in the port of Boston in July. Trade issues with China has been a major talking point for the presidential candidates. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Foreign Policy Debate: Rhetoric Vs. Reality

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The Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center is the site off the upcoming presidential debate at Lynn University. The small Florida college is awaiting its big moment in the spotlight on Monday. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Little-Known Florida School Hopes For Presidential Debate BumpWLRN 91.3FM

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President Obama and Mitt Romney answer questions from undecided voters at the second presidential debate, at Hofstra University on Long Island, N.Y., last Tuesday. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Undecided Voter: Just Like The Unicorn?

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U.S. Marines drive amphibious armored personnel carriers in the Philippines on Oct. 9, as part of the annual joint exercises with Philippine counterparts. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Romney's Defense Plans Call For Higher Spending

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Democatic Rep. Shelley Berkley greets Republican Sen. Dean Heller before the second of their three debates, on Oct. 11 in Las Vegas. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Underdog Democrat Is Keeping Things Close In Nevada Senate Race

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People eat a free community meal at The Center in Lima, Ohio, earlier this year. Although more than 46 million Americans are poor, the issue has gotten little attention in the presidential race. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Candidates' Views On Poverty Get Little Attention

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Sen. Arlen Specter, a member of the Senate Government Affairs Committee investigating campaign fundraising abuses, questions a witness during hearings on Capitol Hill on July 9, 1997. Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Arlen Specter, Senator Who Gave No Quarter, Dies

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Republican Ricky Gill, who spoke at the Republican National Convention in September, is just one of many candidates this election with Asian-American backgrounds. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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More Asian-Americans Seeking Higher Political Office

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Boxer Orlando Cruz hits a speed bag at a public gym in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4. He said publicly that he is gay earlier this month. Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP hide caption

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A Shifting Playing Field: Coming Out As A Gay Athlete

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