Susan Clark (left) argues with another protester about the Affordable Care Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
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June 29, 2012 Figuring out who benefits most politically from Thursday's Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care overhaul seems to be today's toughest assignment.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the left. President Obama on the right.
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June 14, 2012 Both men used speeches in Ohio this afternoon to again lay out their agendas — and to take some shots at the other guy's ideas.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in California last week.
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June 7, 2012 For the first time in this campaign, the GOP challenger has collected more than the incumbent. Romney and his party brought in more than $76 million. Obama and the Democrats raised about $60 million.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) after his victory Tuesday.
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June 6, 2012 The morning-after analyses are focusing on the lift Republicans have gotten. But bear in mind that a lot can happen between now and November.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday in Las Vegas.
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May 30, 2012 With his win Tuesday in the Texas primary Mitt Romney has "clinched the Republican presidential nomination," according to The Associated Press.
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President Obama during a news conference Monday in Chicago.
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May 23, 2012 In both Democratic and Republican contests, some voters continue to register their unhappiness with the choices before them. The latest votes came Tuesday in Arkansas and Kentucky.
Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, N.J.
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May 21, 2012 It's a classic campaign chain of events: a rising star (in this case Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker) seems to cross his party's leader, and then says he was misunderstood. Meanwhile, the opposition uses his words to its advantage.
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney at a campaign event on Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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May 17, 2012 In the first month since he effectively wrapped up the GOP presidential nomination, Romney and his party raised almost as much money as the president and the Democratic Party.
Back in 2006: Then-President George W. Bush and then-Gov. Mitt Romney
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May 16, 2012 As an elevator's doors closed, former President George W. Bush confirmed the obvious. But Romney's campaign doesn't see Bush playing an important role in the 2012 campaign.
Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul at a campaign event in Las Vegas on Feb. 3.
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May 15, 2012 Paul is "in this race all the way to the Republican National Convention in Tampa this August," spokesman Jesse Benton says. But, he adds, the campaign will be "maximizing our resources" by not investing in remaining primary states.
Keith Judd, federal prisoner and presidential candidate, in 2008.
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May 9, 2012 Keith Judd was able to get on the ballot, even though he's in a Texas prison, because of West Virginia's liberal ballot access laws. Democrats there showed their discontent with the president by giving Judd 41 percent of the vote.
Back in their sparring days: Rick Santorum (left) and Mitt Romney during a Feb. 22, 2012, Republican presidential debate in Arizona.
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May 8, 2012 They don't agree on everything, but they do agree that they want to defeat President Obama, Santorum says of his former rival for the Republican presidential nomination.
May 2, 2012 The former House speaker exits the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
Ann and Mitt Romney, on March 20, celebrating his win in the Illinois primary.
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May 1, 2012 "I still look at him as the boy that I met in high school when he was playing all the jokes and really just being crazy, pretty crazy," Ann Romney said today on CBS.
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May 1, 2012 He's giving supporters "an insider advanced notice that on Wednesday I'll be officially suspending the campaign." And he's using the message to say, again, that reelecting President Obama "would be a genuine disaster."
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