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5:50 PM ET, September 23, 2012

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Elizabeth Flock / US News:
Mitt Romney Calls U.S.A. a ‘Foreign Country’ in His Tax Returns  —  Maybe Mitt Romney thinks he lives in Switzerland?  —  When the former Massachusetts governor released his official 2011 tax return Friday, he (or whoever actually filled out the form) appeared to have mistakenly referred to the United States as a foreign country.
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Kevin Bogardus / The Hill:
Graham: Election about economy, not Romney's tax returns
Discussion: CNN
John Podhoretz / New York Post:   Romney the giver  —  The big news from tax returns
Mike Allen / Politico:
State Department: CNN ‘indefensible’ on late ambassador Christopher Stevens's diary  —  The State Department - in a harsh, detailed statement - is accusing CNN of an “indefensible” invasion of the privacy of Christopher Stevens, the late U.S. ambassador to Libya, after finding his seven-page journal in the consulate where he was killed.
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Associated Press:
US State Dept. blasts CNN report on Christopher Stevens' diary
Discussion: protein wisdom and Althouse
Daily Mail:
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Robert Gibbs / CNN:
Gibbs: Romney has advantage in debates  —  (CNN) - A senior Obama campaign adviser said Mitt Romney has a leg up on President Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential debates.  —  “Mitt Romney I think has an advantage, because he's been through 20 of these debates in the primaries over the last year,” Gibbs said Sunday on Fox News.
Daily Mail:
More Americans now commit suicide than die in car crashes as miserable economy takes its toll  —  Suicide is a bigger killer than car crashes, according to an alarming new study.  —  The number of people dying from suicide has drastically increased, while car accident deaths haven lessened …
James Glanz / New York Times:
The Cloud Factories: Data Centers Waste Vast Amounts of Energy, Belying Industry Image  —  SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jeff Rothschild's machines at Facebook had a problem he knew he had to solve immediately.  They were about to melt.  —  The company had been packing a 40-by-60-foot rental space …
Carlo Munoz / The Hill:
GOP pushes Romney to break from White House's Afghan strategy  —  Some Republican defense hawks are urging Mitt Romney to separate himself from President Obama on Afghanistan and back an extended presence for U.S. troops in the country.  —  The advice comes as the White House hits …
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Paul Ryan Tells Florida Seniors That Obamacare Includes Death Panels  —  Paul Ryan likened a mechanism to control health care spending to “death panels,” during a town hall at the University of Central Florida in Orlando on Saturday.  —  After listening to Ryan repeatedly call for the repeal …
Associated Press:
AMID GOP UNEASE, ROMNEY TURNS EYE TO SWING STATES  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitt Romney's visit to Colorado on Sunday is part of an intensified schedule focused on the most competitive states as the Republican presidential nominee tries to counter criticism from some in his own party that his campaign …
Discussion: Riehl World News
Henry J. Gomez / Plain Dealer:
President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney by 5 percentage points in Ohio Newspaper Poll  —  President Barack Obama continues to lead Mitt Romney in the race for battleground Ohio, a poll commissioned by The Plain Dealer and the state's other major newspapers shows.
Amie Parnes / Ballot Box:
RNC chair: ‘Not the best week’ for Romney  —  Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus acknowledged Sunday that it was “probably not the best week” for the Romney campaign.  —  “It wasn't the best said moment in the campaign and probably not the best week in the campaign,” …
Discussion: CNN and Politico
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Bill Clinton has ‘no earthly idea’ whether Hillary will run in 2016  —  Former President Bill Clinton is just as in the dark as the rest of the political world about whether Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.  —  “I have no earthly idea what she'll decide to do …
Jo Becker / New York Times:
Ralph Reed Hopes to Nudge Mitt Romney to a Victory  —  DULUTH, Ga. — Ralph Reed is clearly relishing his revival.  —  Just six years ago, the man who turned the Christian Coalition into such a powerful political force that he was called “God's right-hand man” was all but written off …
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Matt K. Lewis / The Daily Caller:
As NBC News reports, if you count early voting and absentee voting …
Nicholas D. Kristof / New York Times:
Exploiting the Prophet  —  “PISS CHRIST,” a famous photograph …
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