CNN Radio News Day: October 9, 2012
October 9th, 2012
04:30 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: October 9, 2012

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:

  • A new CNN poll shows the battleground state of Ohio still in Obama's column, but within the margin of error.  Both President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are campaigning in the Buckeye state tonight where the battle is on for the remaining undecided.

[1:41] "There were some on the fence voters who knew they weren't all that happy with Barack Obama but weren't sure that Romney was an acceptable alternative, "   says Joe Hallett, politics editor with the  Columbus Dispatch,  after visting Toledo. FULL POST

Romney, Obama have one (big) difference on foreign policy
October 9th, 2012
08:25 AM ET

Romney, Obama have one (big) difference on foreign policy

By Lisa Desjardins, CNN

(CNN) – Mitt Romney may be trying to separate himself from President Obama.

However, on foreign policy, most analysts have to squint to find much room between the two men on specifics.

Both support tight sanctions against Iran, a firm alliance with Israel, a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, indirect support of the Syrian opposition and full U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.