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Bad News and Semi-Good News for Romney

GOP angst about the presidential election stems not just from turmoil in the Romney campaign but from unrealistic expectations about the ease of defeating President Obama. Many Republicans think that ...

Presidential Echoes

Condoleezza Rice struck a powerful chord with the audience. It wasn’t just the eloquence of her words or the strength of her delivery. It was that she was delivering a ...

How to Close the Sale?

The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has President Obama up by six points over Mitt Romney. But the latest Gallup poll has Romney up by one. Gallup also finds that Democrats are less ...

Out with the Lugar

Senator Lugar’s defeat isn’t really an unusual event. Senators have lower reelection rates than House members, in part because of their six-year terms. Whereas House members must constantly monitor shifting ...

Brown Defines a ‘Millionaire’

Associated Press reports on California governor Jerry Brown’s proposed tax increase, which will be on the ballot in November. Brown also defended calling his proposal a “millionaires tax” on his initiative ...