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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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Israel To UN: ‘No Nation Is Immune To The Threat Of Radical Islamist Terrorism’

Deputy Israeli Ambassador David Roet at the U.N. Security Council. July 22, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Deputy Ambassador warns Security Council that not supporting Israel’s fight against terrorism will ‘invite tyranny and terror into your own backyards.’

Senate Dems Attack Overseas Business Tax Codes

The Bring Jobs Home Act, which aims to close tax loopholes that favor companies that choose to move overseas, was blocked in the Senate last Saturday by a Republican filibuster.

Push To Legalize Marijuana In Oregon Advances To November Ballot

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If approved, Oregon would join Washington and Colorado as the only two states to allow the use of recreational marijuana.

Cornyn On Immigration: Senate “On Track To Do Absolutely Nothing”

Republicans say the Administration’s $3.7 billion request will not solve the border problem.

Malaysian Airliner Flew Over Syria To Avoid Ukrainian Airspace

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While no flight restrictions were in place over Syria, FlightRadar24 said that no other commercial planes were flying in Syrian airspace at the time.

LISTEN: The World In Two Minutes – July 22, 2014

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Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans makes an emotional appeal at the U.N., and fighting consumes the international airport in Tripoli, Libya.