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David Espo

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Obama begins new term

After taking the age-old oath Sunday, President Obama will have a public swearing-in ceremony today.

Rivals stress differences and bipartisanship hopes

The U.S. presidential candidates make last-minute stops along the campaign trail as time ticks down to Tuesday's election.

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Obama, Romney clash in debate

The 2012 U.S. presidential candidates face off in their final debate.

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Obama, Romney clash on economy in first debate

America's two presidential candidates address the nation's pressing issues in their first 2012 debate.

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Clinton: Obama showing way to more modern economy

Former President Bill Clinton is the keynote speaker Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention.

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Romney: 'Need jobs, lots of jobs'

The GOP convention ends on a high note as Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Clint Eastwood address the crowd.

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Ryan's night: Accepts 'calling of my generation'

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan addresses a packed house at the GOP convention Wednesday night in Tampa.

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Romney wins big in Florida

Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding smartly from an earlier defeat and taking a major step toward the Republican presidential nomination. Despite the one-sided setback, the former House speaker vowed to press on.

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Debt vote at high noon today

Congressmen in the U.S. House of Representatives pass legislation late Monday to amend the federal budget; the Senate will vote on the bill today.- David Espo, The Associated Press

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Obama, Congress reach a debt deal

President Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached historic agreement Sunday night.

'Historic' deal halts government shutdown

Legislators and President Obama announce a "historic" deal to stop a government shutdown less than an hour before government funding was due to run out.

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Congress clears historic health care bill

Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses, a climactic chapter in the century-long quest for near universal coverage.David Espo, The Associated Press