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Romney Weighs in on Chinese Dissident

Romney Weighs in on Chinese Dissident | Common Ground | Scoop.it

Mitt Romney spoke out yesterday about the case of Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese dissident who escaped house arrest and is reportedly seeking asylum at the U.S.

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Why Mitt Romney is in a LOT of Trouble...

Why Mitt Romney is in a LOT of Trouble... | Common Ground | Scoop.it

The meme of lackluster = Romney is now so ingrained in the electorate (and, in particular, the conservative side of the electorate) that the hill Romney has to climb is potentially Sisyphean. Why? Because emotion—how people feel about a candidate—is typically responsible for the voting behavior of more than eighty percent of the electorate.

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Gingrich hints he may quit race

Gingrich hints he may quit race | Common Ground | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich suggested Monday that the end may be near for his struggling presidential campaign.


In an interview with NBC News, the former House speaker acknowledged that he would have to "reassess" his bid if he fares poorly in Tuesday's Republican primary in Delaware, a state where he has spent considerable time campaigning.

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FactCheck.org : Fall Preview: Obama vs. Romney (and Ryan)

FactCheck.org : Fall Preview: Obama vs. Romney (and Ryan) | Common Ground | Scoop.it

President Obama says Mitt Romney has embraced a budget that could throw hundreds of thousands of children out of Head Start classrooms, eliminate air traffic control services in some places, and “ultimately end Medicare as we know it.”


Romney says that’s just “rhetorical excess” and accuses the president of “many … distortions and inaccuracies.”


So who’s right? We find grounds to fault both sides.

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Gingrich Says Romney Will Be Nominee and Urges Unity

Gingrich Says Romney Will Be Nominee and Urges Unity | Common Ground | Scoop.it

Newt Gingrich, a former House speaker, will still be on the campaign trail, but says Mitt Romney will be the nominee. “I think you have to at some point be honest with what’s happening in the real world, as opposed to what you’d like to have happened,” Mr. Gingrich said.

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Pushback for Romney Fund

Pushback for Romney Fund | Common Ground | Scoop.it
An effort by Mitt Romney's presidential campaign to increase the amount of money backers can give has hit a hurdle: new Securities and Exchange Commission rules that are making some Wall Street donors skittish about writing checks.
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