Mitt Romney


Sat November 3, 2012
It's All Politics

The Presidential Race Is Perfectly Divided, In One House

Originally published on Sat November 3, 2012 8:44 am

Rick and Cindy Oleshak of Webster Groves, Mo., put up "his" and "hers" yard signs about a week ago. They say they can no longer watch presidential debates together.
Alan Greenblatt NPR

Rick and Cindy Oleshak won't be voting the same way in the presidential election, and they want the world to know it.

The couple display competing yard signs in front of their house in Webster Groves, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. The Romney-Ryan sign is clearly marked "his," while Obama-Biden is "hers."

"We don't watch the debates together," says Cindy Underwood-Oleshak, a marketing consultant. "It took us probably 45 minutes to an hour longer to watch the debates four years ago, because we kept stopping and pausing and arguing."

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Fri November 2, 2012

Campaigns Ramp Up Colorado Ground Game in Final Days [Updated]

President Obama delivers pizza to campaign volunteers in Florida.
Scout Tufankjian Obama For America

Both presidential campaigns are working overtime in the home stretch of the 2012 election to try to mobilize their bases and get voters to the polls.

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Fri November 2, 2012
Election 2012

Romney Back On The Attack In Virginia

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 9:43 am



On a Friday - we've made it to Friday - it's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.


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Fri November 2, 2012
Shots - Health News

Romney's Baffling Claim About Medicare Pay Cuts For Doctors

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 8:19 pm

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes his case about Medicare during a briefing in South Carolina in August.
Evan Vucci AP

Health care in general — and Medicare, in particular — have been big parts of this year's presidential campaign.

But over the last couple of weeks, Republican Mitt Romney has been making a new claim that doesn't quite clear the accuracy bar.

It has to do with $716 billion in Medicare reductions over 10 years included in the federal health law, the Affordable Care Act. And it's become a standard part of Romney's stump speech.

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Thu November 1, 2012