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(CNN) – CNN Thursday turned the important battleground state of Wisconsin from "lean Obama" to true "toss up" on its electoral map, in the wake of Mitt Romney's naming of House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, a seven term congressman from the Badger state, as his running mate.
One contributing factor behind CNN's move was a new poll that matched two others from last week that indicate that the presidential contest in Wisconsin is close. While Ryan's announcement did not dramatically alter the presidential poll numbers in Wisconsin, it did change the way both campaigns viewed the state of the race in the state.
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A woman was killed during the Sikh temple shooting and her sons say she just wanted to pray one last time.
In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Oak Creek, Wisconsin police chief John Edwards discusses the Sikh temple shooting suspect's motivation may have been. Edwards also confirms that contrary to rumors, the attacker did not have a 9/11 tattoo on his body.
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Wolf Blitzer asks Oak Creek, Wisconsin mayor Stephen Scaffidi what could have driven the gunman to carry out this horrific attack.