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The presidential race is still too close to call, but according to early voting tabulations, incumbent President Obama leads challenger Mitt Romney in the two most important swing states, Ohio and Florida, the Associated Press reports. Both states are critical to the success of the campaigns of both men. And it is in those two…

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Celebrities took to Twitter in a last-ditch effort to campaign for their respective candidates on election eve, endorsing either President Obama or challenger Mitt Romney while urging folks to get out and vote. Snoop Dogg on Monday endorsed the Democratic incumbent Barack Obama, tweeting: “Make sure u all vote 2morrow!! @BarackObama @MichelleObama.” Obama and his…

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(CNN) — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney described differing tax and economic plans at their first presidential debate on Wednesday night, arguing the other’s proposals won’t work in a continuation of major themes from their campaigns. In exchanges full of policy proposals, facts and figures, Romney was more aggressive in the 90-minute encounter…

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Editor’s note: LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and is a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary. He is a senior writer and columnist for ESPN the Magazine and ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter: @locs_n_laughs (CNN) —…

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First on CNN: Atheist group targets presidential candidates’ faith with billboards By Dan Merica, CNN Washington (CNN) – A prominent atheist group is using next month’s Democratic National Convention to take aim at the presidential candidates’ religion, putting up billboards targeting Mormonism and Christianity in Charlotte, North Carolina. “Our political system is rife with religion and it depends…

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