The once-fringe campaign against the Law of the Sea Treaty wins by pulling over swing state Republicans to the "nay" side.
“4 additional senators have joined in opposition to LOST, including Mike Johanns (R-NE), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Rob Portman (R-OH) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA). With 34 senators against the misguided treaty, LOST will not be ratified by the Senate this year,” Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, said in a statement on his website.
I wrote about the reasons behind the Anti campaign in Slate's partner pub, Foreign Policy.
Mitt Romney's dragging badly with female voters in Ohio.
A Daily Kos diarist wants to know more about the tax information Mitt Romney handed over to the commission that let him run for Massachusetts governor.
And an unfortunate alliterative word choice from Jay Nordlinger.
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