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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
Karl Rove vs. Fox News
Forget Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The most exciting matchup of the night was between Karl Rove and his employer, Fox News. A little after 11 p.m., Fox News and every other news outlet called the presidential race for Obama. Rove, the mastermind of George...
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...
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
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...
Morning Show Wrap, by ABC News Political Unit
A product of Noted Now and The Note Evening Newscasts Wrap News Wrap Archives KERRY'S INTERVIEW WITH ABC'S DIANE SAWYER: "Diane, don't twist here," Sen. John Kerry told ABC's Diane Sawyer when asked if it would be a better thing for Saddam Hussein to be in power. "No, I would not prefer that."