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Daily Archives: July 19, 2012

A damaged bus following Wednesday's deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers at the Burgas airport parking lot, Bulgaria.

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A damaged bus following Wednesday's deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers at the Burgas airport parking lot, Bulgaria.

Obama’s Appeal to Jewish Voters: `The Unbreakable Bond’

In the wake of a terrorist attack in Bulgaria that killed five Israelis — and as Mitt Romney prepares to travel to Jerusalem later this month — the stated commitments of President Barack Obama and his Republican rival to the...

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President Barack Obama drives a golf cart with Robert Wolf at Mink Meadows Golf Club in Vineyard Haven on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

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President Barack Obama drives a golf cart with Robert Wolf at Mink Meadows Golf Club in Vineyard Haven on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Obama’s BBB (Best Banking Buddy) Joins Ranks of Self-Employed

By now, President Barack Obama has learned that Robert Wolf, a tried and true Wall Street supporter — not to mention a basketball and golfing buddy — will join the ranks of the self-employed. If Obama didn’t already know before. Wolf,...

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Sen. Bill Nelson waits for the Senators Only elevator after taking the Senate subway from the Capitol to the Hart Senate Office Building.

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Sen. Bill Nelson waits for the Senators Only elevator after taking the Senate subway from the Capitol to the Hart Senate Office Building.

Florida Super-PAC for Mack Links ‘State Liberal’ Nelson to Obama

A Florida Republican super-PAC calls Democratic Senator Bill Nelson “the state liberal” in a television ad that links him to President Barack Obama, who’s on a two-day campaign swing in the nation’s biggest swing state. “President Obama is taking a...

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Mitt Romney visited the Middlesex Truck and Coach Company in Roxbury.

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Mitt Romney visited the Middlesex Truck and Coach Company in Roxbury.

In Photo Op With Workers, Romney Meets a Fence-Sitter

In presidential politicking, nothing takes the place of a well-executed photo op to drive home a point or put a face on a central issue. Mitt Romney chose a family-owned trucking company in a blue-collar section of Boston today to...

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the Republican Party of Florida's fundraising event in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the Republican Party of Florida's fundraising event in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

For Romney, a Palin Question Looms

The big decision pending for the Mitt Romney camp, of course, is who he’ll pick as his wingman on the Republican presidential ticket. Still, a plethora of other matters await resolution over the next few weeks, including the lineup of...

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