Today's media environment only encourages outrageous statements. Attacking Girl Scouts, threatening to kill U.S. senators and invoking the Bible to limit teachers' pay have all drawn headlines for lawmakers in recent weeks.
Was the shootout in Mesa the last debate of the primary season? We're already suffering from withdrawal! This week we recap the debate, and look ahead to Michigan, Arizona and Super Tuesday. And — wait for it — Buddy Roemer leaves the GOP race for president to run as an independent.
This week, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he supports the plan to give the District more control over its own budget, and House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi promotes the DISCLOSE Act on The Colbert Show.
Romney is relying on some of George W. Bush economic advisers to refine his message; Santorum is gaining support from GOP according to a poll, and comedian Bill Maher gave $1 million during a live San Jose, CA stage show to President Obama's superPAC.
But Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., added that he thinks the Democratic president "missed the boat by not addressing the fact that the U.S. is the only country ... left in the world" that taxes corporations twice for earnings from overseas.
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