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President Obama launches re-election campaign

President Obama has launched his re-election campaign in the key battleground states of Ohio and Virginia.

Addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, Mr Obama criticised his Republican presidential opponent Mitt Romney.

Mr Obama said: "This is not just another election, this is a make or break moment for the middle-class, and we've been through too much to turn back now".

  • 05 May 2012
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