DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

Missed the neocons? Don't worry: Mitt Romney's getting the band together again
Jordan Michael Smith says Mitt Romney is bringing the Bushes back to foreign policy, at Salon.

Krugman unloads on Paul Ryan
Sahil Kapur at TPM has reaction from the New York Times columnist.

A GOP ‘assault’ on women’s health?
Glenn Kessler at The Fact weighs in on the "war on women" rhetoric.

Bachmann: ‘He can’t beat Obama … not going to happen’
Jonathan Karl remembers a conversation he had with Michele Bachmann about Mitt Romney at The Note.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Obama’s below-the-radar push builds support for healthcare bill

The administration is quietly working on the approval rating for his signature legislation, Sam Baker and Elise Viebeck report for The Hill.

White House defends handling of Chinese activist seeking asylum
The administration was forced to play defense on their handling of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, Amie Parnes and Julian Pecquet report for The Hill.