Romney raised $86 million in closing weeks Mitt Romney’s victory effort raised $86 million between Oct. 18 and Nov. 26, his campaign said Thursday. The total reflects a combined fundraising effort by the Romney campaign and the Republican National Committee. The campaign itself raised $65.6 ... 12/6/2012 - 11:28 am | View Link
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Reid calls out Romney on their shared Mormon faith Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, made the remarks in a conference call Monday, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. “He’s coming to a state where there are a lot ... 09/25/2012 - 11:23 am | View Link
Mitt Romney releases selected tax details and records Here's a summary of the details: • In 2011 the Romneys paid nearly $2m in taxes on declared income of $13.6m, mainly from investment income • The Romneys' effective tax rate in 2011 was 14.1%, and the couple donated $4m to charity in 2011 • An ... 09/21/2012 - 9:13 am | View Link
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It seems Greg Abbott, the Texas attorney general and Republican nominee for governor, is having second thoughts about debating Wendy Davis—and his campaign feels a need to lie about the details of those second thoughts:
Due to our inability to agree on specific details of the format, Attorney General Greg Abbott will regretfully not be participating in the WFAA debate," said Robert Black, senior campaign adviser on Friday morning.
There's just one little problem with that excuse:
But on May 28, Wayne Hamilton, Abbott's campaign manager sent a letter to WFAA accepting the terms of the debate.
What's more, WFAA has posted that letter.
Abbott certainly isn't the only candidate who ever decided they had more to lose than to gain by participating in a debate.
RIP CREDIT: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin After a long battle with changing public tastes and the economic recession, the Abercrombie & Fitch logo is no more. The logo was officially pronounced dead on an earnings call with analysts. CEO Mike Jeffries announced, “In the spring season we are looking to take the North American logo business to practically nothing.” We must also bid farewell to the A&F logo’s dear friends: bad lighting, the banning of black clothing, and the overwhelming scent of Abercrombie perfume.
Members of civil society movements walk out of the U. N. talks on global warming held at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. CREDIT: AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski The United Nations is looking for a young woman to, as BBC put it, be the ‘Malala’ of the climate change movement, serving as a voice that will energize this September’s climate change conference.