Romney and the great Twitter caper

Slate's Will Oremus explores the controversy over the sudden explosion in the candidate's number of Twitter followers.

Obama's shame

The American Conservative
's Kelley Vlahos says things haven't gotten any better for detainees in the nearly four years since President Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay.

Offshore tax evasion is not a victimless crime

The Daily Beast's Mark Braude believes the controversy over Romney's taxes should be an opportunity to talk about the real damage accounts in Monaco and the Caymans do to Americans.

Yes, Obama said it

RedState's Jeff Emanuel says that, even after two weeks of supposed "clarifications," the Obama campaign can't change the reality of "you didn't build that." 


Romney team denies 'Anglo-Saxon heritage' comments
The campaign refuted a Daily Telegraph article which quoted an unnamed Romney adviser making the controversial remark, The Hill's Justin Sink reports.

'Audit the Fed' passes House

Rep. Ron Paul's bill was approved 327-98, The Hill's Pete Kasperowicz reports.