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Romney Pivots, Embraces Romneycare Again
Mitt Romney secured the GOP presidential nomination in spite of the health care law he passed in Massachusetts. That legislation, which mandated people buy insurance, was the basis for the federal law that the candidate has pledged to move toward repealing on his first day as president. But now, to
Paul Ryan Found Himself at Miami University of Ohio
If vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has hopes for the highest office in the land, he’s in good company — among his fellow alumni at Miami University in Ohio is former president Benjamin Harrison, who is best known for signing the Sherman Antitrust Act and...
CNN, Fox, and a Supreme Distort
Of the three cable TV stations, only MSNBC got the news right this morning that the Supreme Court has upheld the health care mandate. Both Fox and CNN rushed to air, reporting incorrectly that the Supreme Court had done away with the so-called individual mandate....
The Young And The Restless: Can Obama Re-Charge The Youth Vote? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: YOUTH AND INDECISION : Obama heading to swing state college campuses today, and for good reason. While polls show he leads Mitt Romney among young voters, enthusiasm for the president among this group has toppled since...
Jon Huntsman's Web Videos Focus on Romney's 'Flip-Flops'
Support for Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman was at 1 percent in an ABC News-Washington Post poll released today. Huntsman has been polling low numbers for several months, but his focus is on winning the New Hampshire primary, which is Jan. 10. Huntsman said he...
Quotes of the Week: Rumsfeld, Lohan
Prices and Egypt again dominated headlines this past week as the still waiting to see. What happens next in the middle of the country was covered in snow yet again but we were able to forget all for awhile to enjoy the Super Bowl so here now is a look at the week. In quotes Do you agree that the
Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Adam Kinzinger's Flight From Air Force Pilot to Congressman
How a 32-Year-old Republican From Illinois Rode the GOP Wave to the House of Representatives
The President's Plan for NASA
Focus on the White House the president pushing for financial regulatory reform I am Bill Hemmer who's going to be here. That prevents violence about Republicans whom He met with yesterday say the democrats' bill will lead to future bailouts fund created to cover bank losses is only fifty billion.
Stupak and Abortion Still a Roadblock for Dems and Health Reform
ABC News' Z. Byron Wolf: Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak, a key moderate Democrat in the House, looked very much in favor of health care reform as he grilled health insurance executives at a House hearing today. But he also said...