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ABC: Romney takes lead on economy; white men are the movers
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 9:33am.

Mitt Romney has advanced to a slight lead over Barack Obama in trust to handle the economy, and Obama has slipped beneath a clear majority in who better understands the public's economic problems – two key metrics of the 2012 presidential race.

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Powell standing by Obama in 2012 presidential race
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:08am.

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a longtime Republican, is sticking with President Barack Obama in this year's election. He tells "CBS This Morning" he respects Mitt Romney but thinks he's been vague on many issues.

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Etheridge, Vilsack make final push for Obama
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 4:21pm.

videoUS Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and former North Carolina Rep. Bob Etheridge teamed up to stump for President Obama's reelection. The two made a stop this afternoon at Obama campaign headquarters in Wilmington.

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Obama launches 2-day blitz; Romney ups pace, too
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 9:48am.

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are showing the urgency of the campaign's final stretch. The incumbent alone is set to cover 5,300 miles Wednesday in the busiest single day of his re-election bid. Both men are claiming a growing advantage even as voters show little give.

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Obama wins by a landslide in kids' online election
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 3:53pm.

It's a landslide for President Barack Obama - at least among people too young to vote. Nickelodeon's Linda Ellerbee said Monday that the president captured 65 percent of the vote to beat Republican Mitt Romney in the network's "Kids Pick the President" vote.

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Democrats tour state as Romney camp scales back
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 3:39pm.

video A day after Mitt Romney's campaign announced it's shifting resources from North Carolina to other battleground states, the Democratic National Committee and Obama for America stepped up their Tar Heel state efforts today in Wilmington.

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Romney campaign shifting NC resources elsewhere
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 7:54am.

President Barack Obama's campaign says Mitt Romney's team is making a mistake shifting money and workers out of North Carolina, where the two candidates have been competing hard for months.

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Big-name support hits campaign trail in NC, Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 7:10pm.

With early voting underway and Election Day quickly approaching, Republicans and Democrats are rolling out big name support on the campaign trail across North Carolina, including in Wilmington.

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Early voting in 2012 could exceed '08 totals in NC
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 10:48pm.

The campaigns of President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and their parties' slates of candidates are nearing high gear as in-person early voting begins in all of North Carolina's 100 counties

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FACT CHECK: Stumbles in latest presidential debate
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 2:10pm.

In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style presidential debate, the facts took something of a beating Tuesday night. Mitt Romney wrongly claimed that it took 14 days for President Barack Obama to brand the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya a terrorist act. Obama yet again claimed that ending the Afghanistan and Iraq wars makes money available to "rebuild America," even though it doesn't.

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