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Archived Since:April 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Obama says Libya attack ‘wasn’t just a mob action’

NEW YORK CITY—Hand it the women of “The View.” On Monday, the hosts of the popular daytime talk show ranged over a variety of issues with the First Couple, who used the appearance to portray their marriage as a warm, loving one. Read full article >>

Paul Ryan: ‘Turn on the TV and it reminds you of 1979 Tehran’

At a town hall meeting in Lima, Ohio, GOP vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan on Monday afternoon skewered President Obama’s handling of foreign policy, employing a new comparison of the current-day unrest in the Middle East to the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-1980. Read full article >>

Sensing an opening, Mitt Romney focuses attacks on Obama’s foreign policy

PUEBLO, Colorado— Mitt Romney on Monday criticized President Obama’s comments in a recent interview where he described the eruption of violence in the Middle East as “bumps in the road,” saying that Obama has diminished America’s standing in the world and failed to lead. Read full article >>

Chris Christie: Romney had ‘a bad week’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie agrees with The Fix — last week was unkind to Mitt Romney.  “The guy’s been campaigning for president for six years, he had a bad week, OK. I mean, I think all of us sitting around, we’ve had bad weeks....Show More Summary

GOP House majority looks safe in Fix ratings

Democrats appear set to win a handful of House seats from Republicans this November, but at this point there is little reason to believe they are on track to winning back the majority. According to The Fix’s new House race ratings, Democrats currently have more opportunities for seat pick-ups than do Republicans. Read full article >>

Romney seizes on ‘bumps in the road’

Mitt Romney is jumping on President Obama’s description of recent events in the Middle East as “bumps in the road” to democracy — only the latest comment from the president to become a Republican attack line.  Read full article >>

Romney campaign unveils ‘change in message’

Mitt Romney’s campaign is shifting its strategy to focus on the next four years instead of the past four, adviser Ed Gillepsie told reporters Monday.  The Hill reports:  “We are talking not only on the president’s performance over the...Show More Summary

In dueling ‘60 Minutes’ interviews, Romney and Obama make their pitches to voters

On the heels of perhaps his roughest week yet in his bid for the White House, and with swing-state polls showing President Obama gaining ground, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney brushed aside the notion that his campaign is struggling in a “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday. Read full article >>

As Romney stumbles, Obama regains his mojo

The recent shifts in the polls may be less about Mitt Romney than they are about President Obama. We have been documenting for a few days how President Obama has consistently risen in polls of swing states — in many of them by several points — to the point where Mitt Romney trails basically everywhere that matters. Read full article >>

Mitt Romney’s narrow electoral vote path explained — in 5 maps

In our Monday column for the newspaper — yes, we occasionally write for print too! — we explored the fact that, at least at the moment, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is struggling to replicate the electoral map that delivered President George W. Bush a second term in 2004. Read full article >>

Romney: Debates will set record straight

DENVER — Mitt Romney is set to kick off the most important stretch of his presidential campaign, a time when he said he will use his three debates with President Obama to set the record straight on his vision for the country and to stump more vigorously in swing states. Read full article >>

Scott Brown’s new TV ad hits Elizabeth Warren over her claim to Native American heritage

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) released a TV ad Monday that draws attention to Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s claim to Native American heritage, shining a renewed spotlight on an issue that dominated local coverage of the campaign in the spring. Read full article >>

Woes in Virginia coal fields, energy policy move to fore in U.S. Senate race

COEBURN, Va. — Wearing helmets, headlamps and uniforms streaked with grime, the workers at Paramont Coal sound weary of fighting. They are in the middle of what they call a long-running “war on coal” that is threatening their livelihood and stoking fury directed at the federal government. Read full article >>

Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to U.N., takes center stage in debate over Syria violence

UNITED NATIONS — Over Thanksgiving last year, Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , traveled with her husband and two children to Rwanda. It was part vacation — a chance to see the magnificent bird and gorilla population. Show More Summary

Closing arguments set for South Carolina voting case

Closing arguments Monday over South Carolina’s voter-identification law will cap an extraordinary case that has seen charges of racism directed at the law’s author and federal judges’ open frustration over state officials’ changing stances on implementing it. Read full article >>

Payback is tough for former FAA employee

Tom Singer joined the Federal Aviation Administration as an aerospace engineer in 2009. After a productive year writing safety regulations, he moved back to Florida and took a job with a private company. Read full article >>

Obama is winning in swing states, Bill Clinton says

Former president Bill Clinton said in a Sunday interview that President Obama is winning the presidential race in the states most likely to decide the outcome of the election.  “I think that the president’s winning, and winning in the swing states,” Clinton said in an interview on CBS’s “Face The Nation.” Read full article >>

Bill Clinton: ‘I don’t know’ whether Hillary Clinton will run for president

Saying he has “never met anybody” he thought “was a better public servant” than his wife, President Bill Clinton said in a Sunday interview that he doesn’t know whether Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will run for president...Show More Summary

RNC chairman says he is ‘very confident’ Republicans can win Senate majority

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus expressed confidence Sunday morning that Republicans can win control of the Senate this November, even as polling shows Democrats have recently seized momentum in some key races.   Read full article >>

Scott Walker on Mitt Romney: ‘I want to see fire in the belly’

Echoing his sentiment from a Friday interview, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Sunday he wants to see “more passion” from Mitt Romney and more of the enthusiasm he witnessed when Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was first tapped by the former governor to be his running mate. Read full article >>

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