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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…

Paul Ryan Named as VP Nominee

Ryan Is a Bold and Good Choice for Romney

The selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate shows three things about the Republican presidential candidate.

First, Romney actually has it in him to take chances. “I think this is the boldest thing I’ve seen Romney … More…

USDA/Justice Department Margins Workshop

Brits Say Go After U.S. Bankers, Too

The Olympics are supposed to produce harmony and understanding between nations, but as the 2012 London Games wind down, there’s nothing but acrimony between the UK and its former colony—us.

First, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney started off his recent … More…

Obama Romney Tax Ad

Team Obama Finds Its Killer App

After throwing everything at Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney including the kitchen sink, President Obama’s re-election brain trust may have finally found its best argument.

It’s not Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital, which drew blood earlier this summer, nor … More…

Ambassador Ryan Crocker in Herat Afghanistan in 2011.

What Two Lost Wars Taught Us

Amid the highly political debate over Iran’s nuclear program—which Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed during his visit to Israel over the weekend—it’s important to recall the recent history of two bloody, costly wars we just fought and, let’s … More…

Mitt Romney campaigns early this year in Charleston, SC.

Romney Is the Most Secretive Candidate in Years

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has based his entire campaign on his knowledge of business and his ability to turn around the economy in a way President Obama hasn’t.

His credentials are his experience running private equity firm Bain Capital, … 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…

Obama Draws Blood on Outsourcing at Bain

Obama Draws Blood on Outsourcing at Bain

President Obama’s political attack on Mitt Romney’s tenure at private equity firm Bain Capital got lots of criticism from Democratic politicians a couple of months ago—but it appears to be working.

The president has been making headway in polls in More…

President Obama in the Rose Garden

The President’s Pre-Emptive Strike Against the Court

On Monday President Obama fired a warning shot across the bow of the US Supreme Court, which  is still deliberating on health care reform. The nine justices probably cast their votes on Friday, but they can still change their votesMore…