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McConnell: Americans Care About Fast & Furious, Not Romney’s Tax Returns

At a press conference following the Senate Republican Policy Committee’s weekly lunch Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that Obama should be more focused on disclosing the details of Operation Fast and Furious than urging Mitt Romney to disclose his tax returns. “I wish the president would let us know what he knew […]

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Romney Says He Didn’t Read His Olympics Era Tax Forms

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Mitt Romney told a state electoral committee in 2002 that he did not review his tax forms before signing them

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Obama Continuing To Paint Romney As Extreme Outsourcer

President Obama and his campaign are pointing to a new report showing that a component of Mitt Romney’s tax reform plan would shift 800,000 American jobs overseas.

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UPDATED: No VEEP Decision Yet, Romney Camp Says

The site features a banner headline stating “He’s Made His Decision!” that links to a New York Times story profiling Pawlenty.

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Trump To Romney: Release Tax Returns When Obama Releases College Records

While conservative pundits like George Will and Bill Kristol have urged Mitt Romney to release additional tax returns, real estate mogul Donald Trump believes the Republican candidate should withhold them until President Barack Obama releases his college transcripts. Trump, who endorsed Romney and has participated in the campaign’s fundraising effort, delivered the advice during an […]

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New Romney Ad Attacks Obama On Campaign Tactics

The Romney camp on Friday released a new ad entitled “What Happened?”, attacking President Barack Obama for doing exactly what he accused his opponent, John McCain, of doing in 2008: using “scare tactics.” The video uses footage of Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic Convention in Denver, Colorado, where Obama spoke about how candidates who […]

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Biden Invites NAACP To Imagine A Romney Presidency

Biden’s reception was considerably warmer than Romney’s the previous day.

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Carney: Outsourcing Allegations Don’t Pass Laughing Test

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says that recent allegations from Republicans claiming President Obama sent stimulus money overseas are disproved by the president’s record on keeping and bringing jobs to America.  

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NAACP President: Romney Doesn’t Understand Black Voters

“He laid out an agenda that was antithetical to many of our interests,” NAACP President Ben Jealous said in a statement

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Gay Republican Group Applauds Romney’s NAACP Speech

Log Cabin Republicans, a prominent gay rights oriented conservative group, applauded Mitt Romney’s speech before the NAACP Wednesday, stating that the Presidential candidate “sent a message that he recognizes the importance of an inclusive Republican vision for victory in November.” R. Clarke Cooper, the Executive Director of the group, pointed to Romney’s opening remarks, wherein […]

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – November 26, 2014

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An update on the Ebola fight in Sierra Leone, Syria asks Russia for military support and new research on “major deficiencies” in global cancer care.

Click here for: Wednesday, November 26

● Most with HIV are uncontrolled

● Calorie info coming to a theater near you

● Legislation follows a sneaky path

● Casting light on dark money

● Tax rule changes affect year-end donations

● Can two rights make a wrong?

Education Dept. Announces New Teacher Prep. Evaluation System

The new regulations require states to move towards outcomes rather than inputs, such as new teacher employment, as well as surveys on effective preparation, student learning outcomes

Feature: Arab Spring Culminates in Tunisian Presidential Election

A woman inks her finger before casting her vote in Tunisia's presidential election. November 23, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Tunisians voted to elect a new president on Sunday, bringing full circle the democratic aspirations first articulated in the Arab Spring revolutions of 2011.

Gov. Nixon Issues Additional National Guard Troops to Ferguson

National Guard presence will be upped from 700 troops on Monday to 2,200 on Tuesday – roughly a tenth of Ferguson’s population.

Pentagon Refutes Claims of “Bad Blood” Between Hagel and White House

Even as Defense Sec. Hagel’s resignation was met with claims that he was pushed out. Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Adm. Kirby, said this is false.