At July Lull, Presidential Race Is Close As Ever

The presidential race is entering the sultry summer, a final lull before the sprint to Election Day, with President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney neck and neck and no sign that either can break away.

Senh: A good summary of the race so far.

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    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
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  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
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  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man
    After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
  • Stories for July 2014
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  • Stories for July 2016
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  • Stories for July 2014
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  • The New York Times
    As The New Republic’s Nate Cohn has observed, the presidential campaigns — especially Mitt Romney ... This could reflect some tactical quirk — one campaign trying to lull the other into a false sense of security, for instance.
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  • Weekly Stock Watch: Week Of July 9
    There's likely to be some shift in action though, as the media outlets and politicians trump any and all economic data to feed their respective agendas regarding the upcoming presidential campaign ... and the latest lull in news flow and relative drop ...
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  • Clint Eastwood
    Eastwood was born on May 31, 1930, in San Francisco, California, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr. (1906–1970) and Ruth Wood (née Runner; 1909–2006).Ruth later took the surname of her second husband, John Belden Wood (1913–2004), whom she married after the death of Clinton Sr. Eastwood was nicknamed "Samson" by the hospital nurses because ...
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  • A Comprehensive History of Zionist Crimes
    Details of the many atrocities and deceptions perpetrated by the Khazar tribe, who pose as "Semitic" 'Jews' and accuse their critics of "anti-Semitism", whilst slaughtering the Palestinians who are true Semites.
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  • Texarkana Gazette | Texarkana Breaking News
    The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas.
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  • Wires
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    Thank you all for your patience, the website and forums are back in business! Things should be back to normal now, but if you notice anything fishy please let us know!
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