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Is Newt Gingrich the Next Flavor of the Month?

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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 2:40pm

Blumenauer's Blast From the Past Takes on Cornilles

Portland residents, don't adjust your television screens. Yes, that's Rep. Earl Blumenauer's, D-Ore., original 1996 special election ad that's about to begin airing.

Portland residents, don't adjust your television screens. Yes, that's Rep. Earl Blumenauer's, D-Ore., original 1996 special election ad that's about to begin airing.

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 1:40pm

Panetta Gets to Sip $10,000 Wine for Taking Out Bin Laden

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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 1:40pm

This Says It All

How's Herman Cain's unorthodox campaign to make himself famous across the country before barnstorming the early states going?

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 1:40pm

Cain Underscores Romney's Authenticity Gap

Herman Cain is Mitt Romney's worst nightmare, but not for the reasons you might think.

Sure, the former pizza company CEO shares top-tier status with Romney in most national polls of GOP voters, and his fortunes are on the rise in early voting states. But nobody outside his small circle of advisers believes that Cain has a significant chance of winning the nomination.
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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 1:40pm

The Many Houses of Mitt Romney -- PICTURES

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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 12:40pm

Pick Your Poison: How Compromise Ceased to Be a Choice

It happened again the other day. Someone in the audience I was speaking to in Newark, N.J., wanted to know: “Is compromise too much to hope for in Washington?”

And once again, I had to duck the question. I simply don’t know. But the signs are not good.

This is what I learned this week: If you are a Republican, your intent is pure, and your goals are exceptional; if you are a Democrat, you want only what Americans want for themselves, if not more.

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 12:40pm

Today's e-Reads: SF's Cell-Phone Ordinance Spanked; HP Flip-Flops on PCs

A federal judge says San Francisco's cell-phone laws, requiring warnings about radiation, are inaccurate and need to be toned down, Bloomberg and others report. The judge says San Francisco can't impose its opinion about unsettled science on cell-phone makers. 

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 12:40pm

This Week in Political Trivia

How well do you know the facts and faces behind this week's political news? Find out with our weekly trivia quiz, powered by the Almanac of American Politics!

 

This Week in Political Trivia: Oct. 29, 2011 » Quiz Maker
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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 11:40am

A Tour of Romney’s $10 Million Lakefront New Hampshire Getaway

WOLFEBORO, N.H. -- Autumn is in the air in New Hampshire, which means the political rhetoric is also here, even in the tucked-away reaches of this tiny lakeside town where Mitt Romney has a summer home.

Little pumpkins decorate the driveway, despite the fact that the lakefront property is closed up for the winter. Neighbors walk their dogs down the street where the only address is Romney’s. Locals bundle up out-of-towners and take them for rides on their boats to see the Republican presidential contender’s house from the water, the most spectacular view.

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 11:40am