Politics News Pop (09.13.12)

Obama Takes Aim; Todd Akin Ahead; Black Swan of Election
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I'm -- that there with the politics -- operatives Thursday. The attack in Libya that killed US ambassador Chris Stevens. Is now being labeled. The Black Swan of the presidential election that's a term used to describe random events with potentially enormous consequences. So far Republican Mitt Romney has been widely criticized for jumping into the fray -- a -- made before the attack to President Obama. Governor Romney seems to have a tendency to. -- first name later. President Obama took aim at -- last -- interview with CBS's sixty minutes. The president also condemned the attack again while on the campaign trail last night in Las Vegas. Mixed messages coming from John McCain. The man defeated by President Obama 20081. Expressed approval for the White House's handling of the situation in Libya. Now though he's -- administration's handling of foreign policy ineffective in general. Despite his -- his comments about rape Missouri congressman Todd -- may be on his way to election in the senate. A new poll puts -- five points ahead -- democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. On the recent polls have come up with similar numbers. That's politics -- pop I'm Dan Butler New -- more political news from ABC. -- news.com.

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