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Apr 1, 2014 — People turned out in droves Monday to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. They found long lines and eager helpers. Some will have to return later to finish up.
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Oct 9, 2013 — Some say they like how the House speaker has stiffened his spine in his dealings with the White House and Senate Democrats. Others think he's boxed himself into a corner.
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Sep 25, 2013 — The Danish company that makes pentobarbital has refused to supply any more of the drug because the European Union opposes the death penalty.
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Jun 22, 2013 — The plane crashed and burned, but no spectators were injured during a low-altitude wing-walking stunt in Dayton, Ohio.
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Nov 5, 2012 — The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.
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Nov 2, 2012 — With the presidential election looking to be very close, the outcome could come down to relatively few votes in a battleground state. That has the political parties, state election offices and lawyers for the campaigns preparing a post-Tuesday strategy.
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Oct 9, 2012 — GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney showed his softer side and President Obama got to his points more quickly in Tuesday appearances on the campaign trail. Romney was in Iowa; Obama, in Ohio.
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Sep 28, 2012 — Romney and Obama are waging an ad war in the swing state of Ohio over Chinese trade. Part of the reason is that Ohio's manufacturing industry — especially for autos — is firing on all cylinders.
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Sep 13, 2012 — Neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney seems to be winning the hearts of blue-collar voters in this part of the state. Economically, says one analyst, many residents here should be voting Democratic; but their social conservatism clouds the picture.
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Jul 9, 2012 — Someone once said that owning a TV station is a license to print money. Now, that was before the advent of cable TV and computer screens and streaming video. But these are clearly good times for some stations, especially the ones in presidential battleground states.
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