Mitt Romney’s one-word problem

Chris Cillizza blogs at The Fix about a recent poll asking voters to sum up Mitt Romney in one word.

Obamas team up on visit to Virginia
President and Mrs. Obama made quite an impression on stage together at a speech in Virginia on Wednesday, writes Carol E. Lee at Washington Wire.

CNN: Why did Rick Perry keep calling Herman Cain ‘brother’?
CNN wasn't alone in questioning Perry's use of the term "brother" in Tuesday's GOP debate, notes James Crugnale at Mediaite.

No, Anderson Cooper, it is not true that '47% of Americans pay no taxes'
Joan McCarter fires back at the GOP debate moderator at the Daily Kos.


AirTran to charge overweight passengers for two seats

AirTran Airways will require overweight passengers to buy two airplane seats next year, Keith Laing reports for The Hill.

Perry to call for flat tax in economic plan
Rick Perry plans to introduce his economic growth package in a week, The Hill's Josh Lederman reports from Las Vegas.