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FROM THE BLOGS:

‘Angry’ money gives funding edge to GOP and Romney
Michael Barone at Right Wing News argues that angry money seems to be more effective than smart money in today’s political elections.
 
Yes, Pennsylvania is still a swing state
The New Republic’s William Galston argues that while Obama carried the Keystone State in 2008, it’s still up for grabs in this year’s presidential election.
 
How to fix student loans
Amid various ideas on how to fix the nation’s student loan problem, Salon’s Andrew Leonard argues the Obama administration’s approach to the issue has been overlooked.

Eight keys to finding a no-fault VP
Right Turn’s Jennifer Rubin lays out considerations for Romney in making his VP decision, and argues he should wait until after the convention to make his choice.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES

Obama and Putin call for democratic transition in Syria

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin together issued a call for a democratic transition in Syria after a meeting in Mexico on Monday, The Hill’s Julian Pecquet reports.

Republican predicts Obama will back down from veto threat
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) predicted Monday that the president would back down from his threat to veto a cybersecurity bill, The Hill’s Brendan Sasso reports.

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