August 27, 2012 The Republican convention is delayed a day because of the weather? A perfect opportunity then to solve this week's ScuttleButton puzzle!
August 27, 2012 National political conventions don't offer the same impact as they did in the past, but that's no reason to ignore this year's festivities. This week's Political Junkie column lists five memorable conventions of the past.
August 14, 2012 It took Mitt Romney all this time to announce his choice of a running mate. It should take you all of 15 seconds to solve this week's ScuttleButton puzzle.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) and running mate Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin greet supporters during a homecoming campaign rally Sunday in Waukesha, Wis.
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August 13, 2012 Mitt Romney made a risky and daring move in naming House Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan as his running mate. It's a choice that has excited conservatives. But it also gives the White House an opportunity to switch focus from President Obama to the GOP and its plans for Medicare.
August 7, 2012 Only two buttons in this week's ScuttleButton puzzle, a perfect solution for those with short attention spans.
For Romney to win the election, he is going to have to pick off some big states from Obama's 2008 tally.
August 6, 2012 The way we elect a president necessitates that the candidates have to campaign only in the so-called "battleground states." Here is the list of the 10 states that will determine the November winner, and how they voted in the past.
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July 31, 2012 Once again, doping accusations surround the brains behind the weekly ScuttleButton puzzle. Maybe you should solve it before sanctions are imposed.
July 30, 2012 The Tea Party is going all out on Tuesday in Texas on behalf of Ted Cruz, a former state solicitor general who is battling Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the GOP Senate primary.
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July 24, 2012 One category that, tragically, was left out of this year's Summer Olympics: Time It Takes To Figure Out This Week's ScuttleButton Puzzle.
Who will be Romney's VP? The naming of his running mate is likely going to come in mid-August, after his foreign trip and the conclusion of the Olympics.
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July 23, 2012 We may be three weeks away from learning Mitt Romney's choice of a running mate. Until then, here is a historical look at all the VP picks in the last half century, and which ones were considered a plus — or a minus.
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July 17, 2012 Dying to know who Mitt Romney will pick for V.P.? Is that really more important than solving this week's ScuttleButton puzzle? I didn't think so.
Condoleezza Rice, shown here visiting a school in Moscow in 2011, is the latest rumored choice for Mitt Romney's running mate.
July 16, 2012 One of Mitt Romney's problems is that he still faces resistance from some conservatives who don't trust his ideological core. That's one reason why the recent speculation about Romney naming Condi Rice, who is pro-choice, as VP doesn't make sense.
July 10, 2012 Nobody would have guessed that the Washington Nationals would be in first place at the All-Star break. Now it's time to guess the answer to this week's ScuttleButton puzzle.
July 9, 2012 The Green Party, which is perhaps best known for its former presidential candidate Ralph Nader and the role he may have played in determining the 2000 election, holds its 2012 nominating convention on July 14 in Baltimore.
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July 2, 2012 The nation still seems split on Obamacare. But how do we really feel about ScuttleButtonCare? Maybe you should solve this week's puzzle to find out.
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