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Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney speaks to supporters in Charlotte, North Carolina April 18, 2012.
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President Barack Obama reaches out to shake hands with Lorain County Community College student Bronson Harwood after speaking at the college Wednesday in Elyria, Ohio.
Accusing his Republican rivals of trying to revive trickle-down economics instead of spending money on priorities to help the middle class, President Obama says those Republicans "don't seem to remember how America was built."
NBC's Domenico Montanaro on President Obama heading back to the heartland, visiting Ohio and Michigan.&amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; In Ohio, he will visit a job training program.&amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;
Not only do Latinos account for 16 percent of the total U.S. population, they are also a formidable presence in many of the swing states like Colorado, and Arizona that could make the final difference in November. Obama campaign deputy manager Stephanie Cutter discusses.
At Tuesday's White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney said President Obama has full confidence in Secret Service director Mark Sullivan as details about the Secret Service prostitution scandal continue to emerge. Plus, the administration responds to rocker Ted Nugent's comments that it is "evil" and "vile," as well as the question of whether new oil market regulations stand a chance in Congress.
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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with a group of Pittsburgh area residents in Bethel Park, Pa., Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
With President Barack Obama set to accept the Democratic nomination at a speech on the final day of the DNC, Mitt Romney will head to Charlotte, North Carolina to give a speech at a rooftop venue with views of Bank of America Stadium – where Obama will deliver that speech, for the first of what the campaign is billing as a series of speeches bracketing the president. The Daily Rundown's Chuck Todd reports.