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Mitt Romney addresses a crowd of supporters during a rally May 8.
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Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speaks with reporters off the Senate floor before a series of votes, Tuesday, April 24, 2012, on Capitol Hill.
The Daily Rundown's Chuck Todd talks about the vote on gay marriage in North Carolina, whether Sen. Dick Lugar's political career will reach its end on Tuesday and who Scott Walker's primary opponent will be in Wisconsin.
NBC's Kelly O'Donnell spoke with Republican Senator Richard Lugar on his current Senate primary race and the political challenges he is facing.
In Monday's briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney sought to explain that Vice President Joe Biden's comments on same-sex marriage did not mean he endorsed the issue nor was the president planning to change his "evolving" position on it anytime soon. Plus, Carney is asked whether President Obama will ask French president-elect to reconsider withdrawing his troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year.
The Obama campaign has picked the nine states where they believe the election will be fought spending $25 million to reintroduce the president to voters. Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter discusses.
Romney campaign adviser Kevin Madden explains how the gay marriage dispute will affect the 2012 general election.
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President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally May 5 at Virginia Commonwealth University.
President Obama and the first lady hit the campaign trail on Saturday in key battleground states. NBC's Brian Moor reports.
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President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio May 5, 2012. Obama officially kicked off his re-election campaign today with visits to Ohio and Virginia.
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The Daily Rundown's Chuck Todd previews the upcoming political events this week including the official start of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the primary being held in Wisconsin to pick Gov. Scott Walker's challenger in the upcoming recall election.