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** FILE ** Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., greets supporters at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Tribune Review, Justin Merriman)

Ryan attacks Obama's Medicare spending shift

GOP vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan said Friday that he welcomes the escalating fight over Medicare, arguing that President Obama is bent on siphoning hundreds of billions of dollars from the retiree health program to help cover the cost of his controversial health care law.

President Obama speaks on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio. (Associated Press)

White House invests $30 million in Ohio manufacturing hub

President Obama is using all the White House weapons at his disposal to woo voters in critical swing states in the campaign's final stretch, announcing a $30 million investment aimed at creating a manufacturing hub in Ohio to help boost technology and create jobs in a three-state region.

Artur Davis (Associated Press)

Former Dem lawmaker to stump for Romney

Former Rep. Artur Davis, a four-term Democratic congressman from Alabama who recently defected to the Republican Party, will campaign for Mitt Romney in the critical swing state of Virginia on Wednesday.

Vice President Joseph R. Biden speaks at the Institute for Advanced Research and Learning in Danville, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/The Register & Bee, Steven Mantilla)

Biden has a record with slave-themed remarks

Vice President Joseph R. Biden's incendiary comment to a largely black audience Tuesday about Republican Mitt Romney wanting to put voters "back in chains" isn't the first time he has used slavery imagery in a political appeal.