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Obama-Romney neck and neck

Republican Mitt Romney has erased Barack Obama's advantage in the presidential race and the two candidates are now tied among likely voters, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released today.

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Obama: 'Unemployment rate at lowest level since I took office'

Speaking at a campaign rally in Fairfax, Virginia, Barack Obama has said that the US unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since he was elected.

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