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Double Take ‘Toons: Cliff Notes : NPR

With the 2012 election little more than a month away, sequestration and the expiration of the Bush/Obama tax cuts present a perilous pitfall. Rick Mckee sees little prospect of congressional action, while John Darkow suggests a possible solution. Rick McKee/The Augusta Chronicle politicalcartoons.com John Darkow/Columbia Daily Tribunepoliticalcartoons.com Double Take ‘Toons: …

How big is 50.7 million uninsured?

Yesterday, Matt Miller noted that the number of uninsured Americans – 50.7 million – is the same as the combined population of Oklahoma, Connecticut, Iowa, Mississippi, Kansas, Kentucky, Arkansas, Utah, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, West Virginia, Nebraska, Idaho, Maine, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, North Dakota, South Dakota, …

Policy and the Personal – NYTimes.com

A lot of people inside the Beltway are tut-tutting about the recent campaign focus on Mitt Romney’s personal history — his record of profiting even as workers suffered, his mysterious was-he-or-wasn’t-he role at Bain Capital after 1999, his equally mysterious refusal to release any tax returns from before 2010. Some …