Campaign Headlines October 21, 2012: Mitt Romney Ignores Questions on Iran, Debates and Polls During Break for Staff, Press Football Game

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Breaking for Staff, Press Football Game, Mitt Romney Ignores Questions on Iran, Debates and Polls

Source: ABC News Radio, 10-21-12

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Mitt Romney stopped by a football game between members of his staff and the press this afternoon, declining to take questions on Iran, the debate or polls, during a rare break from debate prep.

“Let’s see, look at the captain,” said Romney, walking onto the beach across the street from the Delray Beach, Florida hotel where he’s spent time preparing for Monday evening’s debate. Romney and his wife Ann spent the morning at church, but shortly after returning, the Republican nominee opted to pop by the game….READ MORE

Campaign Headlines October 21, 2012: Mitt Romney Attends Final Fundraiser of Campaign in Palm Beach, Florida

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Romney Attends Final Fundraiser of Campaign

Source: ABC News Radio, 10-21-12


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After more than a year of attending finance events across the country, from California to Texas to New York, Saturday night marked Mitt Romney’s final campaign fundraiser.

The final event came on the same day that the candidate’s FEC filings were made public for October, showing that Romney raised $77.7 million in September and has more than $63 million in cash on hand.

To date, Romney has raised more than $361 million for his campaign compared with the President’s $567 million, according to Bloomberg News….READ MORE

Full Text Campaign Buzz October 21, 2012: Paul Ryan’s Statement On Today’s Shooting Tragedy In Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Statement By Paul Ryan On Today’s Tragedy In Wisconsin

Source: Mitt Romney Press, 10-21-12

Paul Ryan made the following statement on today’s shooting in Brookfield, Wisconsin:
“Janna and I were shocked and saddened by the news from Brookfield today. As our community continues to heal from August’s tragic violence, our thoughts and prayers are with today’s victims and their loved ones. Our gratitude also goes to the first responders who rushed to save lives and secure the scene.  We will not allow the evil responsible for this heartbreaking event to triumph over the spirit of the people of Wisconsin. I ask all Americans to keep those affected by this event in their hearts, minds, and prayers today.”

Political Headlines October 21, 2012: Former Sen. George McGovern, 1972 Democratic Nominee, Dies at 90

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Former Sen. George McGovern, 1972 Democratic Nominee, Dies at 90

Source: ABC News Radio, 10-21-12

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ABC News has confirmed that former Democratic Sen. George McGovern, of South Dakota, has died. He was 90 years old.

McGovern, who lost the 1972 presidential bid to Richard Nixon, worked as a U.S. Senator from 1963 to 1981. He also served as the director of the Food for Peace Program, the chairman for the Select Committee on Unmet Basic Needs and the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Agencies and the United Nations Global Ambassador on World Hunger….READ MORE

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