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Fehrnstrom and Cutter on Face the Nation (540×405)

Paul Ryan Isn’t Elevating the Race

When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney named Rep. Paul Ryan his running mate, there was lots of speculation that it would raise the level of conversation on the Big Issues of the campaign.

Beltway pundits seemed to envision a cross … More…

Stephanie Cutter and Kevin Madden on Face the Nation (540×405)

Team Obama Has Gone Too Far on Bain

It’s truly the nasty season in politics, as the Obama campaign has launched some  blistering attacks against future Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital, the controversial private equity firm he built and led from 1985 to 1999—or … More…

Paul Krugman speaks in San Francisco.

Krugman Vs. Rogoff on Austerity and Growth

Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman doesn’t suffer fools—or Republicans—gladly, especially if their arguments cut close to his deeply held Keynesian beliefs.

That’s why he’s engaged in brass-knuckles academic guerilla warfare with maybe the fastest rising … More…

President Obama at a news conference Monday at the NATO summit in Chicago

Risk Taker Obama Doubles Down on Bain

Forget Steven Rattner, former Rep. Harold Ford Jr, or even Newark Mayor Cory Booker, all Democrats who have criticized President Obama’s campaign ads against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s tenure at private equity firm Bain Capital.

Forget the way … More…

David Axelrod on CNN (540×405)

Race and Religion Are off the Table

There’s some hope that the expected long, nasty campaign between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney may not be quite as ugly as pundits had thought.

That’s emerged after The New York Times reported that Republican operatives presented … More…

Afghan security forces scramble to respond to Taliban attacks.

The Taliban’s Tet Offensive Begins

Starting at 1:30PM Sunday, the Taliban launched its most brazen, audacious attack ever in Afghanistan.

Using rocket-propelled grenades, trucks loaded with explosives, and suicide bombers, the Afghan rebel army besieged strategic locations in Kabul and three eastern cities.

The carefully … More…

Jeff Toobin

Another Catastrophic Day for Obamacare

Following Tuesday’s oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act, reporters rushed to microphones in front of the US Supreme Court and declared the individual mandate to buy health insurance dead.  Jeffrey Toobin of CNN called it a “train wreck for … More…

Pete Williams

Health Care Reform in Big Trouble at High Court

To say that Tuesday’s Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act didn’t go well for the Obama Administration would be an understatement.

Two veteran legal correspondents emerged from the hearing, which focused on the  individual mandate to compel … More…

Mitt Romney after the Michigan primary CNN

Romney’s Back on Top

“We didn’t win by a lot, but we won by enough, and that’s all that counts.”

So said former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after his surprisingly close victory over former Senator Rick Santorum in the Michigan primary Tuesday.

Romney prevailed … More…

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams

Brian Williams Slows the Newt Express

There was something different about Monday night… More…