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Everything Old Is New Again (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: ALL AMPED UP. Ampad, the office supply giant that suffered job losses after Mitt Romney’s former company, Bain Capital took it over, is getting another 15-minutes of fame today (and maybe more). The Obama campaign ...
Trail Of Fears: Angst About Obama Overheard Along Romney's Route (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: EXCLUSIVE: MARCO RUBIO SPEAKS OUT ON NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY. ABC “World News” weekend anchor David Muir was with Senator Marco Rubio and his wife Jeanette at their Miami home on Friday when Rubio learned of the Obama ...
Romney's Opponents On The Attack: You're So Bain (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) MANCHESTER, N.H. — Every minute counts ahead of tomorrow’s first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary and when it comes to tearing down the front-runner, last minute attacks count the most. So with less than 24-hours to go before ...
29 Days Out: Good Morning, Iowa
Good morning from Des Moines. We are 29 days out from the Iowa caucuses and this is the first public installment in a daily-ish note on everything going on in the first caucus state each day. We are just trying this out so suggestions, comments,...
The Summer Of Our Discontent (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) It’s not just the Democrats’ stunning loss in the special election for New York’s 9th district last night. Or their expected, but still stinging defeat, in another Congressional contest in Nevada. It’s also a poll from Bloomberg...
The Note: Testing The Fragile Front-Runner Theory: Mitt Romney’s Opponents Take Aim
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) He’s been called the “fragile frontrunner” yet no one has been able to put a crack in presidential candidate Mitt Romney -- at least not yet. This week, however, a whole bunch...
Wither Weiner: Does The N.Y. Congressman Have The Survival Skills To Ride This Out? (The Note)
After Rep. Anthony Weiner’s emotional admission on Monday that he had engaged in online flirtations with at least six women over the years, it seems that “sorry” isn’t good enough -- not for many of his erstwhile allies and certainly not for his critics.
Rep. Price: Medicare Push Not 'Smart Thing Politically,' But 'Right Thing to Do'
ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: Republican House leaders are continuing to stand by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan, even as Democrats vow to make it an issue in races nationwide next year. Asked if voting for the plan...
What's Behind Sarah Palin's PR Campaign?
Shira Toeplitz of Roll Call says the non-offensive is classic Palin strategy.