Memo to Romney: Forget Ohio, Florida is Everything

There’s been ample talk this month about how Mitt Romney might “shake up” or “turn around” his campaign. A lot of it involves things like bringing in new strategists, tweaking the campaign’s message or maybe “unleashing” Paul Ryan. Maybe those things would work, but I’m skeptical. A more promising approach might be a shift in Romney’s electoral-map strategy. Romney is […]

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Burma’s President and Opposition Leader Suu Kyi Visit the U.S., as Washington Eases Sanctions

The dual visit to New York City of Burma’s President Thein Sein and its leading diplomatic icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, comes at a historic moment for a country emerging out of years of isolation Update: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, at her New York City meeting with Burmese President Thein Sein on Sept. 26, announced her government intends […]

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Must-Reads from Around the World

On deck for Thursday: Russians participate in risky clinical trials to receive medical care, a Filipino priest will be investigated for possible links to elephant ivory smuggling, news from the UN General Assembly and U.K. Flooding Clinical Trials —  Russians are eager to participate in clinical trials because it’s often the only way for them to receive modern medical care, […]

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A Nation of Moochers

As Alex Altman reports, Mitt Romney’s bad week just got worse. And the worst of the worse is Romney’s contention that the 47% of the country who support Obama are just looking for handouts. This from a man who pays 14% in taxes–a multi-million dollar handout that Romney receives because he makes his money via a financial scheme that enjoys […]

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