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  • ** FILE ** House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, to the chamber at the Capitol in Washington for the final vote as the House of Representatives passed a $50.7 billion emergency aid bill for states hit by Superstorm Sandy. (Associated Press)

    Viewed as out of touch, GOP gathers forces to plot rebirth

    As House Republicans head to Williamsburg, Va., to talk strategy at their annual retreat, a top Democratic pollster warned Wednesday that voters think the GOP has fallen outside the mainstream on everything from taxes to gay rights.

  • Stephanie Cutter, deputy campaign manager for President Obama's 2012 re-election bid, appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" in Washington on Friday, July 15, 2012. (AP Photo/CBS, Chris Usher)

    Romney, Obama advisors butt heads over binders, Big Bird and “Romnesia”

    With Barack Obama and Mitt Romney holed up in preparation for Monday night's third and final presidential debate, the two campaigns' top surrogates and advisers butted heads Sunday over Big Bird, Mr. Romney's "binders full of women" comment and a new word being used by the president on the campaign stump: "Romnesia."

  • Reagan

    Romney to turn to Reagan playbook for stretch run

    Carrying a post-convention glow from his coronation as the Republican Party's standard-bearer, Mitt Romney plans to take a page out of Ronald Reagan's playbook from the 1980 presidential campaign by urging voters to ask themselves: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"

  • ** FILE ** David Axelrod

    No apology to Romney, Obama campaign official Cutter says

    An Obama campaign adviser on Sunday said she will not apologize to Republican rival Mitt Romney for suggesting he might be a felon.

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