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  • Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention

    Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention
    Mitt Romney arrived Tuesday at the condensed Republican National Convention in Tampa as organizers kept a nervous eye on Hurricane Isaac churning toward Louisiana's coast. The storm caused a one-day delay in the convention agenda, but Republican...
  • Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination

    Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination
    Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy. To roaring cheers in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation from New Jersey...
  • Money is on the unofficial agenda at the Republican National Convention

    Money is on the unofficial agenda at the Republican National Convention
    TAMPA, Fla. — A little more than a year ago, Frank VanderSloot contributed $1million to a "super PAC" supporting Mitt Romney. Now, the Idaho-based health products executive is a sought-after donor at the Republican National Convention as he makes...
  • Romney's foreign folly

    The big question about Mitt Romnney's trip to England, Israel and Poland in the midst of his presidential campaign seems to be, or should be: Why? In his bid to oust President Obama in November, Romney apparently agrees with the conventional wisdom...
  • Labor's love lost

    WASHINGTON -- Any way you slice it, the refusal of Wisconsin voters to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker for limiting the collective-bargaining rights of unionized public-sector employees was a blow not only to organized labor but to the Democratic...
  • Rafalca Romney Tweets From The Olympics

    Rafalca, the horse co-owned by Ann Romney and ignored by Mitt, is in London competing in the Olympic event called dressage. Finally over jet lag. If you think flying coach is bad, I had to stand the whole way. Airplane food is terrible, even in horse...
  • Mitt Romney Records Second $100 Million Month

    Mitt Romney Records Second $100 Million Month
    The fundraising effort of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney brought in more than $100 million for the second month in a row, his campaign said Monday morning. The $101.3 million haul is just shy of the campaignÂ’s June fundraising,...
  • Supreme doubt

    WASHINGTON -- It should come as no surprise that in the latest New York Times/CBS News Poll, less than half of Americans surveyed -- 44 percent -- said they approve of the U.S. Supreme Court. Furthermore, three-quarters said they believed individual...
  • Robert B. Reich: The selling of American democracy: the perfect storm

    Who's buying our democracy? Wall Street financiers, the Koch brothers, and casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, among others. And they're doing much of it in secret. It's a perfect storm -- the combination of three waves that are about to...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money

    The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money
    Martin Amis, once dubbed "fiction's angriest writer," continues dissecting the absurdity and excesses of postmodern society in his latest novel, "Lionel Asbo: State of England," which reaches bookstores Aug. 21. The British novelist, 62, recently moved...
  • Here's the sleaze, but where's the crime?

    After hearing the latest daily take from the John Edwards trial, now under way in Greensboro, N.C., you almost want to take a shower. It's better (or worse) than any daytime soap. It makes tabloids look tame. In essence, what sounds like a weighty case...
  • Robert B. Reich: The billionaires' long game

    I keep hearing that the billionaires and big corporations that poured all that money into the 2012 election learned their lesson. They lost their shirts and won't do it again. So we don't need campaign finance reform. Baloney. It's true their...