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Avoiding the ‘Doom Loop’

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Rubio’s Vet-aches

Have some sympathy for the men and women who will receive serious consideration as a potential running mate and vice president to Mitt Romney. In the coming weeks and months, they will be asked to turn over every detail of their political, financial, a…

Rapid-Response Romney

Veterans of John McCain’s presidential campaign of 2008 lamented a maddening process that only worsened as that election season progressed. A liberal blog would make a stunning allegation about McCain or, later, Sarah Palin that was not easily ve…

Finally, a ‘Veep’ Who Deliberately Makes Us Laugh

A big factor in whether or not you like Veep — the new HBO comedy series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a hapless vice president, premiering Sunday, April 22 — will be how often your ears can stand to hear the F-bomb and its various four-l…

Romney Says ‘No Time for Elaborate Vacations’

‘People have to see that the president is not taking elaborate vacations and spending in a way that is inconsistent with the state of the overall economy and the state of the American family,” Mitt Romney tells National Review Online.
Romne…

Senate 2012 Outlook

A Republican-controlled Senate in 2012 looks less likely than it did a few weeks ago, but the prospect for GOP gains is still quite solid.
Of the 33 Senate seats up for grabs this cycle, seven are occupied by Democrats or Democrat-leaning independents …

Rubio on the Race

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Some ‘Change’

HBO director Jay Roach and screenwriter Danny Strong spent millions of dollars and cast some of Hollywood’s biggest stars in an unparalleled effort to dispel the widespread misperception that John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign was a w…