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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney boards his campaign plane for an event in Iowa on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Portsmouth, N.H. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Romney releases 15 ads in eight battleground states

Flexing his financial muscle, Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, released 15 new television ads across eight battleground states — a firm reminder that the Republican has more cash on hand to toss around than President Obama heading in the final months of the campaign.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Sept. 6, 2012, with reporters after making a stop at the "New Hampshire Veterans and Military Families for Mitt" event in Concord, N.H. (Associated Press)

Romney predicts Obama will ask for 'reset' on 2008 promises

Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, said Thursday that Barack Obama has failed to deliver on the promises he laid out on the campaign trail four years ago and predicted the president will ask for a "promises reset" when he addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

**FILE** Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Aug. 29, 2012, in Indianapolis. (Associated Press)

Poll: Romney trims gap in New Jersey

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has gained support in New Jersey but still trails President Obama by a significant margin, according to a poll released Thursday.

** FILE ** Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) prepares to speak on Friday, Nov. 3, 2011, at the town hall in Exeter, N.H., as former Gov. John Sununu pulls up his socks. (Associated Press)

Sununu: Democrats moved convention indoors because of poor attendance

Never one to miss an opportunity to criticize Democrats, former New Hampshire governor and Republican John Sununu theorized Wednesday afternoon that the party is moving the final night of its Democratic National Convention because it can't fill the planned venue, and not because of possible bad weather.