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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney emerges from a corn field with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey while touring the farm of Lemar Koethe.
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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to workers during a campaign event at Acme Industries on August 7, 2012 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
From left, Sen. Rob Portman, Rep. Paul Ryan & Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty
NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro narrow down Mitt Romney's vice presidential candidate picks to three and discuss newly released poll numbers.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shakes hands with workers after a campaign event at Acme Industries in Elk Grove Village, Illinois August 7.
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Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate, John Brunner, left, Sarah Steelman, center, and Todd Akin are introduced at the start of a debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Friday, July 6, 2012.
For the third straight month, Mitt Romney's campaign has raised more money than President Obama's. Meantime, as the president flew to a fund-raiser in Connecticut last night, there was some unplanned drama when fighter jets had to intercept a pair of small planes.