1. PINKY SWEAR?

    Romney: I Won’t Raise Taxes

    MOUNT VERNON, OH - OCTOBER 10:  Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the crowd at Ariel Corporation on October 10, 2012 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Romney is campaigning in Ohio with less than a month to go before the general election.   (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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    Mitt Romney’s latest sweeping claim: “I’m not going to raise taxes on anyone.” The pledge airs in a new commercial that debuted Wednesday, the day after the GOP candidate claimed he will not change any abortion laws. As Romney campaigned in the key battleground state of Ohio, President Obama spent a rare day at the White House, as aides began to shape expectations for Thursday’s vice-presidential debate between Paul Ryan and Joe Biden. For Ryan, that meant hyping his planned responses on spending issues and domestic policy, while Biden is expected to be stronger on foreign policy.

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