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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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● With liberty for none

● Israel is winning the P.R. war

● Atheists lose Ground Zero monument dispute

● Fist-bumping beats germ-laden handshake

● Border state gun sales reports are upheld

● Social Security depletion date is unchanged

Hagel Phones Ukraine Counterpart, Pledges Support

Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey requested additional security assistance from the U.S. during the phone call, but the Pentagon would not specify what type of aid was requested.

Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down By Appeals Court

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“Civil marriage is one of the cornerstones of our way of life,” Judge Henry Floyd said in the ruling.

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 28, 2014

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Ban Ki-moon blames Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lack of ‘political will,’ and the Ukrainian armed forces go on the offensive near the site of MH17.

Deal Reached To Provide VA With $17 Billion In Emergency Funding

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The bill would authorize $10 billion funds for outside medical care for veterans while empowering the VA Secretary to fire senior-level employees.

The Constellation Is Commissioned, John Kerry Is The Man, And Sonya Sotomayor Takes Her Seat

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Here’s what happened today in American political history.