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FROM THE BLOGS:

Obama: Sacked consulate and dead ambassador 'bumps in the road'
Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey says that Obama’s “bumps in the road” comment was a response inappropriate to the situation in Benghazi.

The most damning line in the secret Romney video
Mother Jones’s David Corn outlines, through first-person testimony, that just because you’re on food stamps doesn’t mean you aren’t working hard to take care of yourself.

The dumbest anchormen
National Review’s Jonah Goldberg questions whether anchormen are willfully slandering Republicans.

Yes, let Ryan be Ryan
Salon’s Joan Walsh writes how Tea Party members want to liberate Paul Ryan.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Survey: Many doubt Medicare’s future
Health confidence is at an all-time low as most believe the Medicare program will not supply affordable healthcare by the time they turn 65, The Hill’s Elise Viebeck reports.

Obama to reaffirm US presence in Middle East in UN address
Obama will be using his appearance at the United National General Assembly today to ensure that the recent outbreak of anti-American violence will not deter America’s intention of staying in the Middle East, The Hill’s Julian Pecquet reports.

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