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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…

Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco 2011

A Surprising New Ally of Fiscal Reform

Over the weekend, the Huffington Post ran an extraordinary item that could be a game changer if Washington ever gets its act together to even discuss serious fiscal reform.

The news site reported that former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi—yes, Nancy … More…

President Obama with Jack Lew & Economic Advisors Pete Souza (540×360)

The President Needs to Deal With High Gas Prices

Last week I wrote that President Obama may be peaking a bit too early in the election year. This week, several polls showed him slipping in popularity and tying or even trailing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the general … More…

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum

Santorum Scores While Romney Wobbles

Who woulda thunk it just six months ago? Rick Santorum the biggest challenger to frontrunner Mitt Romney? After Tuesday’s wins in Alabama and Mississippi, he certainly is.

Last year the former Pennsylvania senator looked like the dictionary definition of “also-ran.” … 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…

Boeing 787 production line

How You Would Bring Jobs Back to the US

My post last week, … More…

Rick Santorum Campaigns in Hollis NH in January 2012

Romney Reels as Santorum Soars Again

Tuesday night… More…

Newt Gingrich and his wife Calista campaign in Florida

Newt’s Long, Cold Winter

If groundhog Punxsatawney Phil emerges from his burrow Thursday and sees his shadow, legend has it we… More…

Mitt and Ann Romney celebrate their victory in the Florida primary in Tampa.

Romney Takes the High Road as Newt Dreams Big

In the end, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney did about as well as expected: He won the Florida Republican primary by 14 percentage points, in line with what the polls predicted.

He won actual majorities in South Florida and approached … More…

Coverage of the CNN Florida Republican Debate in Jacksonville, FL. David S. Holloway/CNN

The Scorched Earth Primary

The Florida Republican presidential primary is coming to an end, thank God! Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will almost certainly win comfortably, putting him back on the road to the nomination after his loss in South Carolina. His principal rival, … More…