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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama greets his supporters during a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa. The world's two biggest economies are entering the final stages of political campaigns to pick their national leaders. While American candidates wage loud, rah-rah campaigns with a clear timetable as they head toward the Nov. 6 presidential election, China hasn
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama greets his supporters during a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa. The world's two biggest economies are entering the final stages of political campaigns to pick their national leaders. While American candidates wage loud, rah-rah campaigns with a clear timetable as they head toward the Nov. 6 presidential election, China hasn
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(AP) President Barack Obama talks about his single mother's struggles and the grandmother who helped raise him. He tells voters he misses his wife when they're apart, and she tells voters he's still cute, even with gray hair.


The president and first lady have been frequently sharing personal tidbits on the campaign trail, seeking to remind people of one big reason they voted for Obama in the first place a lot of them like him personally. The president is also countering Republican rival Mitt Romney's assertions that Obama is running a campaign of division and hate.


But it's not all family stories. Obama also is pummeling Romney with negative television ads.


Associated Press
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