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FROM THE BLOGS:

ObamaCare transforming America into part-timer nation
Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey predicts Obama’s healthcare plan will create economic headaches for businesses employing part-time staffers.

The Etch-a-Sketch Moment
The American Conservative’s W. James Antle reasons that conservatives should be wary of Romney’s centrist shift. 

Goldman Sachs can’t take a joke
Salon’s Andrew Leonard says the investment bank should be more grateful than angry at Obama’s crack on SEC allegations. 

Vets left out entirely
The Huffington Post’s Paul Rieckhoff argues that veterans' issues were wrongly excluded from the first of the presidential debates and should be a topic of discussion.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Romney surges in polls
Mitt Romney slid past Obama in a Public Policy Polling survey, with 49 percent of likely voters in support of Romney compared to 47 percent for Obama, reports The Hill's Jonathan Easley.

Democrats accuse Issa of playing politics with secret Libya trip
Darrell Issa is under heavy fire for allegedly hiding a fact-finding Libya mission from Democrats just a day prior to an oversight hearing, The Hill's Julian Pecquet and Jordy Yager report.

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