Obama ad links Romney and Bush
Obama invokes W, Geoff Davis is resigning, someone told Harry Reid something about Mitt Romney and Steve LaTourette is tired of the partisanship.
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* President Obama is out with a new ad, “Worried,” that suggests former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney will govern like George W. Bush. “You watched and worried,” the narrator says. “Two wars. Tax cuts for millionaires. Debt piled up. And now we face a choice. Mitt Romney’s plan. A new $250,000 tax cut for millionaires. Increase military spending. Adding trillions to the deficit. Or President Obama’s plan? A balanced approach. Four trillion in deficit reduction. Millionaires pay a little more.” The ad is airing in Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio and Florida.
* Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Ky.) has resigned. He was already planning to retire. “Recently, a family health issue has developed that will demand significantly more of my time to assist,” he said in a statement. “As a result, I cannot continue to effectively fulfill my obligations to both my office and my family. Family must and will come first.”
* Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R-Nev.) claims a Bain investor told him that Romney didn’t pay taxes for ten years. “Now, do I know that that’s true? Well, I’m not certain,” the Democrat admitted in a Huffington Post interview. “But obviously he can’t release those tax returns.” Romney’s campaign has denied that the candidate ever paid no taxes.
* Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) and his wife, author Helen Thorpe, are separating after ten years of marriage. In
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