DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

Obama can get away with being tougher on Iran than Romney
The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg argues that while a conservative might have more political room to make peace, Obama has more leeway when it comes to military options.

What's the matter with Texas?

National Review's Windsor Mann says decades of using the Lone Star State as a punching bag show that liberals have a problem with federalism.

Gaffes show GOP, Conservative Party not on same page

The American Conservative's Scott McConnell thinks Romney's missteps in London reveal that the right in the US and the UK have different visions of the world.

Why NC is still a swing state

The New Republic's Nate Cohn explains why North Carolina remains neck and neck, even as Obama gives up on Indiana, a state he won by a larger margin in 2008.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Obama strategy unchanged by 'You didn't build that.'
The campaign says the President won't alter his style in the last 100 days of the campaign, The Hill's Amie Parnes reports.

GDP growth slows to 1.5 percent

The numbers are raising concerns the economy could stall, The Hill's Vicki Needham reports.