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Obama Camp Blasts VP Choice, Invokes Ryan Plan

Shortly after the announcement, the Obama campaign sent a fundraising pitch to supporters describing the Ryan plan as “radical.”

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Obama Courts Female Voters In Colorado

The president focused on his healthcare law, noting specifically that it gives women greater access to contraception.

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Sandra Fluke: Romney Lacks Leadership

Womens’ rights activist Sandra Fluke accused Mitt Romney of lacking leadership Wednesday, pointing to the Republican candidate’s reluctance to rebuke Rush Limbaugh after the Conservative radio host called Fluke a “slut” on-air. “If Mr. Romney can’t stand up to the extreme voices in his own party, we know he’ll never stand up for women and […]

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TRNS Interview: Carter Press Secretary Says Romney Should Shake Up Staff

Linda P. Schact, the Press Secretary for Jimmy Carter’s 1980 campaign, tells TRNS that Mitt Romney should seriously consider shaking up his staff following a series of high profile flubs both home and abroad. Schact also responds to conservatives who are eager to compare Obama to Carter, saying that the charge falls flat in most […]

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Poll: Few Voters Switching Sides In 2012

Most voters are backing the candidate from the same party they voted for in 2008, but a new Gallup poll shows that 9 percent of voters who voted for Obama in the last election cycle plan to support Romney while 5 percent of McCain voters intend to back Obama. Among those who voted for the […]

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Huge July Haul For Romney

Mitt Romney announced Monday that his campaign, along with help from the Republican National Committee, raked in over $100 million last month.

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Obama: Romney’s Tax Plan Would Cost Middle Class

President Obama told Ohio voters on Wednesday that his GOP opponent is planning on raising their taxes in order to pay for a massive tax cut for the rich.

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Poll: Obama Leads Key Swing States

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A Quinnipiac poll shows Obama leading Romney in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, three states considered up for grabs this November.

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Romney Camp To Reveal VP Pick Through Smartphone App

The Romney campaign isn’t the first to use popular technology to unveil their VP announcement. In 2008, the Obama campaign named Biden as their nominee in a 3am text to supporters.

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Romney, Go Home

The British will NEVER, EVER forgive Mitt Romney for strolling in, acting the ugly American and immediately insulting them about the Olympics.

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Thursday, July 30

● Federal agents deliver suspect to sanctuary city

● Angry Internet mob tars student

● Vital information lost through federal data breach

● A health insurance calamity is brewing at the IRS

● Congressman faces racketeering charges

The World in 2:00 – July 29, 2015

The World in 2:00

Russia blocks the creation of a MH17 tribunal and the U.N.’s envoy to Syria offers a bleak assessment of the prospect of peace.

Perry Pledges No Bank Bailouts as President

Rick Perry at a campaign event at Nashua Community College in Nashua, New Hampshire. June 7, 2015. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

“Wall Street should not be let off the hook for its bad behavior,” Rick Perry told a Manhattan audience Wednesday.

Dems. Celebrate 50 Years Of Medicare, Chastise GOP

Rep. Nancy Pelosi and former Rep. John Dingle who helped pass the decade-old Medicare Act

Sen. Reid and Rep. Pelosi, joined by HHS Sec. Burwell, praised Medicare for its benefits while criticizing Republicans for their decade-long attempts to implement cuts to the program.

House Passes Highway Bill, Moves To Reluctant Senate

The Senate will need to pass the short-term House bill as it stands by July 31 before the departments funding expires, conservatives have railed against the attached reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank

Clinton To Call For Lifting Of U.S. Embargo Against Cuba

“She will highlight that Republican arguments against increased engagement are part of failed policies of the past,” the Clinton campaign said in a statement.