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Big Tent Archive: August, 2012
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Romney says Obama promised moon, never launched
Mon, Aug 13, 2012, 1:29 PM
St. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Mitt Romney, on his own again after two days of campaigning with his new running mate, opened a visit to the important...
An 'exhausted' Romney cancels Orlando event
Mon, Aug 13, 2012, 9:18 AM
St. Augustine, Fla. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney canceled a planned Monday visit to Orlando during his campaign swing through...
Roseanne Barr, spurned by Greens, running for president as 'socialist'
Mon, Aug 13, 2012, 7:44 PM
Roseanne Barr — comedian, macadamia nut farmer, and golden-throated chanteuse of the “Star Spangled Banner” — is doing...
Meet Mitt Romney's (one-time) running mate
Fri, Aug 10, 2012, 1:52 PM
Kerry Healey knows who is going to be Mitt Romney’s running mate. Well, at least she knows that to-be running mate’s likely qualities...
Republicans say something good about Obamacare
Fri, Aug 10, 2012, 12:14 PM
Normally, the various arms of the Repulbican Party are coordinated in calling President Obama's health care overhaul an extreme socialist freedom-stomping...
Poll finds prez race tight in Colo., Wisc., Va.
Wed, Aug 8, 2012, 8:52 AM
President Obama holds slight leads among likely voters in Wisconsin and Virginia, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney is running ahead...
Romney: Obama suit intends to keep military from voting in Ohio
Tue, Aug 7, 2012, 2:16 PM
The Romney campaign on Saturday Aug. 4 posted this update to Mitt Romney’s Facebook account: President Obama's lawsuit claiming it is...
Rendell blasts Obama for failure to act on gun control
Fri, Aug 3, 2012, 5:38 PM
President Obama missed a golden opportunity when, in the wake of the July massacre in Colorado, he failed to press Congress to ban assault...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.