Gearing Up for General Election, Romney and Obama Race to Define Their Campaigns

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Republican presidential candidate, and former Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney.
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In campaign politics, definition is everything. Crafting and defining candidacies is first and foremost on the minds of campaigns, and the endeavor has proven to be as much a political art form, as it is a race against time.

Right now, we’re at the crucial phase in the general election season where both leading candidates for president are looking to define themselves and the presidential race before their opponent does it for them.

So where do we stand on presidential campaign definitions? Molly Ball, staff writer for The Atlantic, and Ron Christie, Takeaway contributor and Republican strategist, break it down.