Archive | January 17, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Tax Returns: Still Waiting for a Straight Answer

In last night’s debate, Mitt Romney was asked by both debate moderators and his fellow candidates whether he would release his tax returns. This being Romney, we didn’t get a straight answer—in fact, the number of Twitter users who thought Romney was dodging his answer was so off the charts that Fox News couldn’t record […]

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White House Backs Open and Innovative Internet

In response to two online petitions submitted through “We the People,” the White House set out their position this weekend on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), two bills that would drastically curtail open access to the Internet by American consumers: “Right now, Congress is debating a few pieces […]

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January 17: News Roundup

Congress reaches the lowest approval rating in nearly 40 years of polling. There’s more at the Washington Post. Republican Congress presses fresh show-down on payroll tax and Medicare cuts. There’s more at TPM Gingrich and Santorum launch sustained attack on Romney in last ditch attempt to stop Republican frontrunner in South Carolina. There’s more at […]

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