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Steve Bartlett, president and CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable, moderates a panel discussion on free enterprise, capitalism and emerging markets for the 2012 HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit.

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Steve Bartlett, president and CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable, moderates a panel discussion on free enterprise, capitalism and emerging markets for the 2012 HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit.

Financial Roundtable’s Bartlett Joins Levick Consulting Firm

Steve Bartlett, the longtime president and chief executive officer of the Financial Services Roundtable, has landed at Levick, a communications firm that has represented clients ranging from Rosie O’Donnell to the Principality of Liechtenstein. Bartlett, a 65-year-old Texan, presided over...

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Fairgoers over the age of 18 are invited to drop one piece of corn into one of 14 jars with photos of their favorite Republican presidential candidate during the second day of the Iowa State Fair, ahead of the Iowa Straw Poll in this file photo.

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Fairgoers over the age of 18 are invited to drop one piece of corn into one of 14 jars with photos of their favorite Republican presidential candidate during the second day of the Iowa State Fair, ahead of the Iowa Straw Poll in this file photo.

Iowa Straw Poll Ripe for Retirement — Branstad Says Time to Move On

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is continuing his critique of the Iowa Straw Poll, a Republican fundraising event traditionally held the summer before the state’s precinct caucuses start the presidential nominating season. Branstad told reporters today at his weekly news conference...

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Tim Pawlenty during the Republican National Convention (RNC).

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Tim Pawlenty during the Republican National Convention (RNC).

Pawlenty to Lead Banking Lobbyists

In politics, sometimes losing means winning:  Tim Pawlenty is moving to “K Street.” Mitt Romney’s former presidential rival and current campaign surrogate is leaving his post as national co-chairman of the Republican’s campaign to head a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm,...

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Mitt Romney leaving a fundraising event in Manhattan on August 9, 2012 in New York City.

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Mitt Romney leaving a fundraising event in Manhattan on August 9, 2012 in New York City.

Who’s Romney Talking About Here?

Updated at 7:30 and 8:15 pm EDT As he works to stir publicity about his pick of a running mate, Mitt Romney sat for NBC News. Chuck Todd, political director and chief White House correspondent for NBC, asked the Republican...

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A Mitt Romney supporter in Port of Tampa, Florida.

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A Mitt Romney supporter in Port of Tampa, Florida.

Republican Convention Lineup Starts

John McCain will cross a convention stage again. The Republican Party’s 2008 presidential nominee will join the lineup of podium speakers at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. So will Condoleezza Rice, a former secretary of state in President...

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Mitt Romney, right, and Sen. Rob Portman call eligible voters from his campaign headquarters in Charleston, S.C.

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Mitt Romney, right, and Sen. Rob Portman call eligible voters from his campaign headquarters in Charleston, S.C.

Romney’s Running Mate from Ohio? — Record of Benefit Not Great

If the betting on Intrade.com gives Rob Portman the advantage over Tim Pawlenty in getting picked as Mitt Romney’s running mate, this could have something to do with the fact that Portman is from Ohio, a must-win state for the...

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Senator Rob Portman on Capitol Hill.

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Senator Rob Portman on Capitol Hill.

Rob Portman’s Odds Rise in Betting

Let’s start by noting that the people playing Intrade got it wrong on health-care. Yet, while President Barack Obama is “betting on America”’ in his Ohio bus tour today, the people playing Intrade are betting on Ohio’s Rob Portman to...

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