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Thursday, October 04, 2012

It's All Politics

Obama Aims Post-Debate Barbs At Romney As Many Ask: Why'd He Wait?

President Obama drew a crowd in Madison, Wis., the day after his widely panned first debate against GOP challenger Mitt Romney.

October 4, 2012 The day after his widely panned debate performance, President Obama went on the attack.

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Obama's Top Advisers Have Dissed His Debate Chops Before

October 4, 2012 Despite President Obama's celebrated gift for oratory, the Obama supporters least surprised by his underwhelming performance against Mitt Romney may have been two of his top advisers.

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The Two-Way

Friday's Jobs Report Is Campaign's Next Key Moment

The welcome sign at a job fair earlier this year in Washington, D.C.

October 4, 2012 It's likely the Bureau of Labor Statistics will say the jobless rate ticked higher and that job growth was slow again in September, economists say. The presidential campaigns will surely be discussing the numbers.

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That's Why Incumbents Used To Say No

Mitt Romney makes his point as President Obama listens during Wednesday's debate in Denver.

October 4, 2012 Since 1976, seven sitting presidents have agreed to debate their major challengers — and nearly all of them suffered for it. Three won re-election; three lost re-election. President Obama will be the tiebreaker.

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The Two-Way

KitchenAid Apologizes For 'Offensive Tweet' About Obama's Grandmother

While he was attending Columbia University in New York City, Barack Obama's maternal grandparents — Stanley and Madelyn Dunham — visited him there. The president lived with them in Hawaii for much of his youth.

October 4, 2012 Someone on the company's social media team posted an ugly message during Wednesday night's debate. The appliance maker's senior director has personally apologized. The person who wrote it "won't be tweeting for us anymore."

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It's All Politics

Don't Confuse Us With Facts: Why Debates Are All About Style

Romney vs. Obama. A question of style?

October 4, 2012 The verdict is in, and Mitt Romney has been declared the winner in last night's debate. Was it a case of style over substance?

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