Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., (center) campaigns at a parade Saturday in Belgrade, Mont. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Montana Democrat Faces An Uphill Battle To Keep His Senate Seat

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Both President Obama and rival Mitt Romney say the tax code is too complicated. But they haven't been specific about which tax breaks they want to eliminate. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama, Romney On Taxes: Similar Plans, Few Details

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An advertisement for then-presidential candidate Barack Obama appeared in the Xbox 360 Live version of the video game Need for Speed: Carbon in 2008. Again this year, Obama is advertising in video games. AP/Electronic Arts Inc. via Obama campaign hide caption

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Presidential Campaigns Rock The Gamer Vote

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Campaigns Beat Up On Their Own Ahead Of Debates

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Stakes High For Romney At First Presidential Debate

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Voters these days often reward politicians who sit at either end of the ideological spectrum while punishing those seen as compromisers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Political Ad Wars Fought On New Battlegrounds

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For High Earners, Expiring Tax Cuts Would Hit Hard

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GOP Distances Itself From Registration Scandal

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Obama Preps For 1st Debate With Romney In Nevada

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Opponents Remind Voters Jesse Jackson Jr. Is MIA

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President Obama speaks during a campaign event at University of Colorado Boulder Sept. 2. He and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, will have their first debate at the University of Denver on Wednesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Being 'Better Off' May Not Be Enough To Win Colo.

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