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Debate coverage: Public opinion, budget woes drive Romney ‘switcheroo’ on foreign policy

The return of the man former President Bill Clinton nicknamed “old moderate Mitt” to this week’s foreign policy debate reflects the climate of public opinion and the realities of a $16 trillion debt load as much as it demonstrates Mitt ...

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Benghazi attack: Ready for a replay Monday night

Through summer and into autumn, the campaign’s script was all about the domestic economy, so this third face-to-face between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney sounded like a snoozer on foreign policy. But the script was rewritten on the night of Sept. 11, 2012, when Islamic militants stormed the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, the second-largest city in Libya.

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Debate coverage: Decline of middle class drives campaign rhetoric

As they prepared for tonight’s presidential debate, President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney no doubt have had an image seared onto their brains, and perhaps onto their note cards: The scowling American middle class is sitting there, restlessly ...

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