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Obama Health Care Speech

Obama Had a Good Week in Court

President Obama and his re-election team must have started the week with great trepidation as the Supreme Court prepared to release decisions on immigration and health care reform, his signature domestic program.

But the president won two big victories at … More…

President Obama meets Euro Zone leaders at G20 summit in Mexico

It Could Be a Long, Hot Summer for Obama

President Obama has caught a couple of breaks after a bad few weeks in which he lost ground to Republican opponent Mitt Romney.

Last Friday, the president announced a new immigration policy that would accomplish some of the same things … More…

Romney on Face the Nation

Mitt Romney’s Supply Side Delusions

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is a very smart man and a great businessman, as is clear from Michael Kranish and Scott Helman’s The Real Romney, which I’m reading now.

But politics must addle the brain like Southern Comfort … More…

Immigration protest in Chicago

Obama Boxes in Romney on Immigration

With all the problems President Obama  has had lately, he finally created some good news for himself late last week at Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s expense.

In the Rose Garden last Friday, the president announced a change in how … More…


Moneyball vs. The Social Network in 2012

We all know that the 2012 election campaign will be the most expensive ever, costing billions.

Already each presidential candidate and their national party committees have raised about $500 million since April 2011, when the president announced he was running … More…

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Wall Street’s Stench Is All Over Facebook

Facebook’s fiasco of an IPO is turning into a full-scale Wall Street scandal.

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Senate Banking Committee, and Massachusetts’ top securities regulator all have launched investigations.
  • A group of investors has filed the first lawsuit
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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…

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…

Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza before recent elections.

Greek Chaos Could Hurt Obama’s Re-Election

The crisis that hurts you most is the one you didn’t see coming. There may be one ahead for the Obama administration, but it’s hiding in plain sight.

Greece held parliamentary elections Sunday, and the results cast grave doubt on … More…

Mitt Romney campaigns in Charleston, SC.

The Incredible Chutzpah of Mitt Romney

Here, via the Huffington Post, is a new low point in the very low candidacy of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the presidency of the United States.

He’s actually said he’ll “take a lot of credit” for the recovery … More…