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August 22, 2012

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Happy Wednesday.

Texas celebrated two major court victories yesterday. First, the DC Circuit ruled that the EPA exceeded its authority (translation: it was actually lawless) when it issued rules putting the squeeze on coal-fired power plants. Second, the 5th Circuit overturned the injunction preventing Texas from cutting off state funding for Planned Parenthood.

The Democrats' Charlotte convention is going to have fewer parties and fewer stars than the 2008 convention in Denver. The economy and the less "historical" nature of the election are cited.

Team Romney is out with a new ad today that's sure to confuse and enrage Democrats and Socialists (BIRM). Entitled "Nothing's Free," the ad continues the Obamacare-enabled Medicare attack and also gets some good shots in on Obama's plan to raise taxes.

And a new AP-GfK poll has the race statistically tied. Note that it's a registered voter poll when the pollsters really should be switching to the likely voter model.

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