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Why Five Studies Cited By Romney Further Prove His Plan Will Raise Taxes On The Middle Class

Why Five Studies Cited By Romney Further Prove His Plan Will Raise Taxes On The Middle Class | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
The non-partisan Tax Policy Center last month released a study showing that if Mitt Romney were to keep his promise to cut tax rates by 20 percent while still balancing the budget, he would have to raise taxes on middle class families by more than...
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Why Obama Now | A political short about our Economy and the 2012 Election, from Simpsons / Family Guy animator Lucas Gray

An animated political short about the a key choice in the 2012 presidential election.
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Obama courts Hispanic vote in battleground states - Lois Romano

Obama courts Hispanic vote in battleground states - Lois Romano | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
DENVER — GOP rock star Marco Rubio generated ample excitement when he showed up here earlier this week to fire up Latino support for Mitt Romney, but he’s got nothing on Elena Squarrell.
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30 Days Out: Fundamentals Still Favor Obama

30 Days Out: Fundamentals Still Favor Obama | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
It's focusing less on minute by minute movements and more on the fundamentals.
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Don't Be Fooled, Romney's Still Terrifying

Don't Be Fooled, Romney's Still Terrifying | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
If Mitt fooled anyone with his aggressive points during Wednesday's presidential debate, it wasn't Colorlines editor Imara Jones. In a new piece, Jones debunks Romney's actual platforms with those he put forth this week against President Obama.
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'That's The Difference Between Rich Democrats & Rich Republicans...'

'That's The Difference Between Rich Democrats & Rich Republicans...' | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
There were numerous contentious moments in Bill Maher's "Real Time" interview with conservative pollster Frank Luntz, but perhaps the most compelling was an off-the-cuff response to Luntz's congratulating the host on being renewed for two more...
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Why The Public Sector Has To Grow

Why The Public Sector Has To Grow | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
Great Steven Pearlstein column based on William Baumol's new book The Cost Disease: From a political perspective, Baumol’s most important insight is that government spending must grow as a percentage of the economy.
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Romney’s ‘pulling up the ladder behind him’

Romney’s ‘pulling up the ladder behind him’ | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
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John McCain, Lindsey Graham Want Layoff Notices Issued Days Before Nov. 6 : Roll Call News

John McCain, Lindsey Graham Want Layoff Notices Issued Days Before Nov. 6 : Roll Call News | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
Contrary to guidance issued by the White House last week, GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and John McCain (Ariz.) urged 15 major government contractors today to issue layoff warnings in advance of automatic spending cuts set to begin next year.
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Latino and Black Unemployment Decline to Multi-Year Lows

Latino and Black Unemployment Decline to Multi-Year Lows | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it

The nation's Latino and black unemployment rates -- both so critically elevated since the recession began that they have together kept the nation's overall unemployment rate far above a level most economists consider healthy -- also declined. In fact, Latino and black unemployment fell at a sharper clip than did that of white workers and the total workforce nearly reaching multi-year lows.

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Editorial: Obama for president: A second term for a serious man.

Editorial: Obama for president: A second term for a serious man. | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
Four years ago, in endorsing Democrat Barack Obama for president, we noted his intellect, his temperament and equanimity under pressure. He was unproven, but we found him to be presidential, in all that that word implies.
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Why Romney Lost the Debate with Women

Why Romney Lost the Debate with Women | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
We've had bosses, fathers, boyfriends and co-workers like Romney who invade our space, try to dominate every discussion and see every encounter as a chance to "win," rather than dialogue.
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Noam Chomsky: The Fate of Humanity Is at Stake -- Why Are Romney and Obama Too Cowardly to Talk About What Really Matters?

Noam Chomsky: The Fate of Humanity Is at Stake -- Why Are Romney and Obama Too Cowardly to Talk About What Really Matters? | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
Our politicians show an extraordinary willingness to sacrifice the lives of our children and grandchildren for short-term gain.
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Biden Up Next, Obama’s Aides Plot Comeback

Biden Up Next, Obama’s Aides Plot Comeback | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
A renewed effort is under way to win the three remaining debates, starting with Thursday’s face-off between Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Representative Paul D. Ryan.
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Five Reasons Mitt Romney Is A Much Worse Candidate Than John McCain Was

Five Reasons Mitt Romney Is A Much Worse Candidate Than John McCain Was | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
John McCain will go down in history as having been at the top of the Republican ticket during one of the worst drubbings in American history.
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Mitt Romney, American Parasite

Mitt Romney, American Parasite | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
James Sanderson had encountered a rare moment of industrial harmony.
It was the early 1990s, and the 750 men and women at Georgetown Steel were pumping out wire rods at peak performance.
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WATCH: Oops! 6 Mitt Romney Latino Vote Fails

WATCH: Oops! 6 Mitt Romney Latino Vote Fails | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it

Just hours before the first presidential debate, Republican nominee Mitt Romney dropped in for lunch at Chipotle. He took his salad bowl to go, but stopped for a photo op with Latino workers before he did.

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Presidential Debate 2012: Debating the 'Etch A Sketch' Romney

Presidential Debate 2012: Debating the 'Etch A Sketch' Romney | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
Was Barack Obama caught off guard at the first debate when his opponent made a shift toward the center?
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Australia, Central Bank Champions of the World

Australia, Central Bank Champions of the World | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
I've noted previously the remarkably underdiscussed fact that Australia hasn't had a recession in over 20 years.
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Santorum: Romney is just a "Wall St. financier"

Santorum: Romney is just a "Wall St. financier" | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
The former Pennsylvania senator responds sharply to Romney's characterization of him as an economic lightweight...
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Right-wingers’ hilarious excuses for the jobs report

Right-wingers’ hilarious excuses for the jobs report | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
An uptick for the country, and a time of creative thinking for the GOP...
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US election: Key issues

US election: Key issues | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
Where do Obama and Romney stand on the key issues that will help decide the election?
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Alyssa Serrano's curator insight, March 19, 7:49 PM

This article talks about the main issues in the presidential election and Obama and Romney's views on them. I think this is a very good article because people can see what their views are before voting for the president. 

Rachel Sigrist's curator insight, March 21, 9:26 AM

why do they think Obama should have issues on the election?

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Romney’s policies are still deeply unpopular.

That’s why he obfuscated endlessly at he debate.
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Jobs numbers give Obama a boost - US Election 2012: John Barron - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Jobs numbers give Obama a boost - US Election 2012: John Barron - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it
If Barack Obama's chances of keeping his job are tied to the number of Americans who are finding a employment of their own, the president and America's job-seekers both just got some very good news.
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Republicans Pray for Victory | Daylight Atheism | Big Think

Republicans Pray for Victory | Daylight Atheism | Big Think | DispatchesUSA | Scoop.it

It's just a few weeks until the U.S. presidential election, and while nothing is set in stone, Mitt Romney's hopes are looking increasingly dim. Despite the depressed economy, which would normally mean an easy win for the challenger, this election has taken a different course.

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