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'Hope and change' no longer thrills young Americans
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - White House'S Council Of Economic Advisers
A sobering economic snapshot intensified the presidential campaign on Friday as President Obama rolled through two vote-rich battleground states and Republican Mitt Romney fended off conservative complaints about his plan for winning.
The economy remains the driving issue in the 2012 presidential campaign, but both sides have in recent days taken detours to deal with distractions and ghosts from the past.