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>> chris: i'm chris chris wallace. it is the key getting america back to work and both sides are hitting it hard. we'lave a debate over the obama/mitt romney record on jobs and their ideas to get the country back on track. republican house chair paul ryan faces off against austan goolsbee, former head of the president's council of economic advisor, paul ryan scrersus goolsbee only on "fox news sunday". and there are faces of financial crisis . we'll ask our sunday panel if president obama can use the summits this weekend to find a solution. and our power player of the week. a star figure skater making a name for herself off of the ice, all right now on "fox news
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sunday". and hello, again, from fox news in washington. the obama and romney campaigns over who has the better plan to put americans back to work . we'll continue that debate from top advisors from both candidates. from wisconsin paul ryan of the house budget committee and austan goolsbee, the chairman's former advisor. welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> mike: thank you. >> chris: this week, the obama campaign launched the attack on mitt romney's record and told the story of a steel mill in kansas city that went bankrupt and laying off 750 workers. let's take a look . >> they came in and sucked the life out of us. >> it was like watching the friend bleed to death.
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bain walked away and romney was a job destroyer. >> chris: and a obama campaign manager said the goal of romney is about wealth creation for a handful of investors and not creating jobs for everyone else. mr. goolsbee, can you tell me a major ceo in this country that doesn't see the main job as creator wealth for the investors? >> i don't know the answer to that. i saw stephanie cutter's statement was in response to one of the bain capitol partners who said it was job creation. >> chris: that is for every ceo? >> mike: - >> guest: this business is slightly different. it is a response . governor mitt romney has run for president for six years and over the last six years consistently
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said that his main qualification to be president is his business experience and then when there starts to be a examine of what did he do when he run the business. he gets defensive. they ought to open the record >> chris: do you see anything wrong with what bain capitol did putting a lot of money in the steel industry, what was wrong with that? >> guest: it depends on how they did it. they ought to turn over the annual records of the company. if you want to establish they didn't have a leverage buy out menitality of pulling the resources out of the company, turn over the records and let the people see what the business record was. don't just pick two or three companies that are the success stories and say lo at these.
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that invites the ones that went wrong. in this case. the company did horribly and the investors did great. i think it is different than a normal investor philosophy which is we can turn the company around in a positive way, we benefit. this is the case they cancelled the pension and drove the company in the ground but the investors from bain profited. 92 let me follow up with congressman paul ryan. the obama camp said the point of romney economics is make money for bain even if all of the workers get wiped out. and in this case. the workers and that plant went bankrupt. 750 workers were laid off and bain did make millions in profits. >> guest: mitt romney was running the olympics and not running bain in the time period
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in question. the individual who was running bain was a obama contributor, but what bain did, they used private capitol to help struggling businesses. what president obama doing. he's gambling with taxpayer money and giving money to solyndra and losing taxpayer money. and what we have in the obamism is crony capitolism and welfare where obama gives taxpay money to private companies and take bets on it. that's wrong. you put capitol in businesses and some succeed and some don't. when on mitt romney ran bain they had thousands of jobs and great success stories. we don't think that the government should pick the winners or losers in the economy. >> chris: let me -- guest that leads to stagnation.
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>> chris: what about the argument. it is the private sector and companies want to take a chance but the government shouldn't pick winners or losers. >> guest: that is two different arguments. the first one is cheeky. you saw the investors profit by dumping the pension says on to the government and actually getting bailouts from the government which helped to cover the profits that were going to the investors. on the picking of winners, it is not the obama philosophy to try to transform the government in picking winners. by that congressman paul ryan is referring to in the midst of the crisis deciding to save general motors and the auto industry. >> chris: wait a minute. without speaking for him. i think he's talking about solyndra. >> guest: in the case of
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solyndra, it is lead investor was a obama supporter. the second investor was a mccain supporter. and the argument to go back to stimulus from three years ago and have an argument about each and every line in the stimulus rather than starting right now. what does the economy need? does it need giant tax cuts for high income people and crushing of social security and medicare or a balanced plan that involves some new revenues with a 3-1 ratio with spending cuts in taxes. that is the relevant question. >> chris: i promise we'll get inhat their policies are for the future in a moment. but congressman ryan, what about the argument that mr. goolsbee raises . some of the employees ended up having their pensions picked up
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by the federal government? >> guest: this is a industry that went down and it didn't succeed. it was done when mr. romney was at the olympics. the obama administration is putting themselves in the business of taking risk with taxpayer money by picking specific businesses and prop up fave on thism and you suffocate economic growth. the genius of american enterprise is the risk taker and maul business . the government should remove the barriers for success and then give regulatory forebearance and tax credits to specific winners that they try to pick? when the government sees themselves as venture capitalist they pick losers. and we see crony cap pitalism. chris, for every person who
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found a job last months, three people gave up looking for a job last month. who has the better vision for getting america back on track and growing the economy. what system works. system of free entrepreneurism. or crony capitalism. >> chris: it is not just a question of vision but record. both of these men have served in office. mitt romney was governor of massachusetts for four years congressman ryan . during that time massachuse ranked frenth of the 50 states in job creation and the only reason the unemploymenterate went down so many people left the work force more than any other state except louisiana after hurricane katrina, is that a record to be proud of. >> in massachusetts alone 40,000 new jobs . wages went up and unemployment
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and people went from unemployment to jobs. and unemployment rate went down to 4.7 percent. >> chris: again, sir. if i may, again over the four years in job cradings and unemployment rate went down so many people were leaving the state? >> guest: jobs went up and he created 40,000 jobs as governor of massachusetts. wages went up in massachusetts. people who actually went from unemployment to employment went up. we saw the mitt romney tenure jobs created and economic growth. and in mitt romney's tenure. job creation and economic growth and lower unemployment. we are seeing a contrast in visions. we believe in reigniting the american idea. and the president has feverishly worked to replace a government centered society vision .
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government sees its job to pick winners and losers. that doesn't work. it results in economic stagnation and results in big government and big business joining in a common cause and makes it harder for entrepreneurs to succeed. mitt romney is an entrepreneur and knows how to present those conditions >> chris: let me bring mr. goolsbee into this. this is a fascinating choice . a fundmental philosophical difference. president obama want to raise taxes on the wealthy and make more spending on infrastructure and energy, green energy, and education and teaching. and on the other hand, you have mitt romney let's get government out. cut taxes, and cut regulation and cut spending and let the private sector do it, briefly mr. goolsbee, why is your side
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right and mitt romney side wrong? >> guest: number one the record in t last question, clearly shows the romney approach is not correct. massachusetts was doing worst in all of the state, and the reason you saw jobs growing government jobs were rising six times faster than the national rate in massachusetts. there is a reason why when governor romney stepped down from office he had a 36 percent approval rating by the people in his own state and that is during a boom. the reason the obama approach is better, it is not aernment directed approach, that is not correct. the president passed hundreds of billions of tax cuts for business, and for individual and workers, he believes that the main driver of the economy is the middle class. it is not high income people.
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the romney budget, is premised on the view that absolutely premised the george bush budget in 2000. if we cut high income people's taxes by hundreds of billions and go try to crush social security and medicare, we try to reduce as the romney budge discretionary spending and all of the train asking infrastructure and all of the education and law enforcement, we try to get it down to five percent of the economy which is by far the lowest of any advanced country and lowest it has been in a in this country, that somehow that will unleash the forces of growth. all i would ask you to do is look at 2000 and explain to me and explain how it worked then. if that was a magic elixir why did we not have phenomenal growth? >> chris: i take your point and you a question.
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give congressman ryan a chance to answer it. >> guest: he would lower taxes across the board and looseloop holes it makes more sense to lower the tax rates by plugging the loop holes and so the economy can decide how to grow . people keep more of their hard earned money. and instead of send to washington. mitt romney created 40,000 in the last year in office. that is impressive . m to the point though, kind of budget that mitt romney is talking about . prevent a debt crisis and save social security and medicare from going bankrupt. the president's budget doesn't do that. they are going bankrupt and he puts burrcrats in charge of rationing medical care . it is a debt crisis and the president has put more
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uncertainty on businesses and uncertainty on taxs and regulations and on interest rates and inflation in a debt crisis that is chilling economic growth and it is because of a fundmental lack of leadership. mitt romney proved he knows how to prevent these things from happening. >> chris: mr. goolsbee, the democratic senate has not passed a budget inly years. the obama budget was up for a vote and voted down 99-zero and quite frankly as congressman ryan points out the obama budget does nothing about medicare and medicaid and entitlement problems. i want to put up an add that was run by an independentuper pac on obama's record on debt. >> president obama's agenda promises so much. >> we will cut the deficit by
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half of my first term in office. broken because he hasn't come close. >> chris: the fact is, mr. goolsbee, under this president the debt increased by five trillion or almost 50 percent. >> guest: look, i don't dispute that the deficit has increased. i would say two things about that. first all objective analyst and forget about the campaigns acknowledge that the vast majority of the increase and deficit some 750 billion in the deficit came about from the business cycle and then the policy choices that were done on a bipartisan basis. and so the end of 2010. both parties vote to extend the bush tax cuts. everyone understood it would keep the deficit large and we decided collectively that the economy needed that. and the republicans who set in
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place the policies that led to an economic crisis that exploded the defic, look why is it so big. they lit the back half of the house on fire and now complain that the air conditioning doesn't work. what we must do as congressman paul ryan knows and on the bowl's simpson commission. we must cut the deficit four trillion >> chris: wait, wait, wait, mr. goolsbee, that commission appointed by the president did take serious steps in terms of entitlement reform and president obama refused to endorse it? >> guest: not correct. >> chris: wait, wait, wait, are you saying president obama approved the bowl's simpson. >> guest: the central idea was a balanced plan three dollars in cuts for one dollar in new revenue. reason that congressman ryan
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voted against the bowles-simpson plan and mitt romney stood up and said would you accept a deal that had 10 dollars of spending cuts for one dollar of new revenue. mitt romney said absolutely not. because they had any new revenue they would not support it. the president's budget before the congressional budget's office and not i might add the thing they voted on in the senate. the president's budget cut four trillion in a balanced way. >> chris: all right. let me, let me. forgive me, sir. let me bring in congressman ryan. >> guest: chris, the promise to cut the definite in half over the first term is a big promise break he made. the congressional office looked at the president's budget and it has 40 billion of actual reductions in the president's budget .
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that is according to cbo. and only to be outdone by tax increases for four billion and doesn't come close to if i caning our problem. and more to the point, chris. the president had four years to deal with this . four trillion deficits and four times did nothing about the debt crisis to get debt under control. he did disavow bowles-simpson. the reason i didn't vote for it was health care reform. and i put out a plan. here's what i would d to fix the crisis. the president is yet to propose. the senate hasn't voted three years on anything. >> guest: that is factually not the case. >> guest: according to the cbo. >> guest: to the congressional bottoming website to look at it for themselves. b, the fundmental choice here,
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the president putting forward an approach to address the deficit crisis in a balanced way and the counter from the romney campaign and in the ryan plann itself. let us have massive cu twice as big so that we can pay for the deficit reduction and multitrillion dollars of additional tax cuts that are predontinantly going to high income people. that doesn't make sense. >> chris: congressman ryan let me ask you briefly about that. we are running out of time. what president obama is talking about is raising the tax rates on the wealthy up to the level they were in the clinton years. wealthy did just foin in the clinton years. why at a time when we are in trouble with debt and obviously cutting more spending. why not increase in taxes on the wealthy just up to a level when the economy was booming in the
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90s. >> guest: revenues go up and year because we have economic growth and close loop holes. the top effective marginal tax rate goes to 4.8 percent. reason we don't want to go back to those rates is we are in global condition. >> 8 out of 10 americans is filed as individuals. we'll have that 45 percent in january? other countries are cutting tax rate to business. canada to 15 . ireland at five and half percent and president obama thinks with a small business tax rate at 45 percent? more to the point all of the tax increases go tofor spend not debt reduction . they don't pay for a fifth of the proposed deficit spending. get economic growth by lowering tax rates and closing loop holes
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and deal with spending. under the obama budget the debt goes up 76 percent. if we did nothing it , go up 78 percent. it is economic stagnation and not leadership. the president is punted and we'll lead and we'll get new leadership in washington to get the american idea ignited and grow the economy and pay off the debt. >> chris: gentleman, we'll have to leave ithere. i didn't think we were going to selgs this today. but it was a useful debate. thank you for coming in and talking about what is the central issue in this campaign. thank you both. up next, an update on the president's weekend with summit meetings with world leaders and ask our panel what is done about the economic crisis in europe. from new zealand, os textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.?
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>> growth and jobs must be our top priority. a stable economy is in everyone's best interest including americas. >> chris: that was president obama saturday vowing that g-8 leaders who met at camp david will take all necessary step to deal with the economic crisis in europe. for more on what happened there and what we expect over the next days in nato summit in chicago we go to ed henry. >> guest: it is the power of
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incumbency to flex his muscles in the world. you have to grapple with tough issues that can burn you in an election here. chicago on high alert because of terror arrests and protestors throwing parts of the city in a near lock down. the nato summit will be dominanted by international issues especially afghanistan. the president is trying to hold the coalition together after the new french president said he's pulling his tr out two years than expected it the european debt crisis that is overshadowing everything. first at camp david and give you the identity of the crisis. the ltd.er spent an hour and 20 minutes longer on the topic and the president added a one-on-one with merkel. germany said austerity will help out of the crisis and other leaders say more european spending is the answer to grow
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the crisis . the president is pushing for both. interesting similar to how the u.s. debt crisis is playing out. he will not raise the debt ceiling without spending cuts boehner said. it is clear the european debt crisis is a wild card. >> chris: thank you for that. time now for the sunday group. christ christ of the weekly standard and evan bayh, and white house advisor karl rove and joe trippi. as mentioned, there was competting agenda. merkel head of germany and ty are pushing for more austerit yeget the countries out of debt like greece and then on the other side you have the new french president saying we need more growth and stimulusous.
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i cover these summits. and you have any sense that one side prevailed. >> it is now last night it was helpful. debt.ord that is not in there is the documents say that is not a fundmental problem. and higher taxes. it is more government spend higher taxes. that's what they are for. it is the policies they want and the conservative alternative which is from germany and sweden and canada and israel. those economies are growing faster than we are and france's . they have tried to reduce the damage dicit and have fiscal
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policies . we are having a real test of the choice and the idea that more spending and higher taxes will solve the current economic problem i don't believe it. senator evan bayh your sense of what is doing. >> this is what happens when democracy and markets collide. politicians take the path of least resistance but in the long run markets have the final say. what we will have more stimulus in the short run. hopefully tax cuts for middle class familis and taxuts to business. and we learned that there was not much of a thing called a shovele ready project. that's what you need to do in the short run. >> chris: you are talking about u.s. or europe. >> in europe it is more so. you do need more growth to what economist call. and less revenue comes in and
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you have to cut more and we need more growth in the short run and in the long run keep the politician's feet to the fire . in our country, entitlements and bring them under control. and in europe. it is economic growth . labor markets and capitol markets . that's the balance. they are not irreconcilable and need to be coordinated. >> chris: paul, you have been with president bush in the economic summits. how much clout when meeting with the other leaders. how much clout does the president have and dealing with a european problem and not a u.s. problem and having said that, what is the at stake here ins of the u.s. electiof this economic debt crisis in europe gets worse and you see greece drop outst euro zone?
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>> the influence of the president in the g-8 meeting depends on the relationship that he has with the leaders before the meeting. everything is clipped by the meeting. they spend months arriving in the declaration. and you can see from the gang of 8 everyone won. photograph 6 about fiscal responsibility and paragrap seven. merkel said we talked about both thread and we'll pay attention to austerit yegrowth. everybody got what they wanted and president said i put an emphasis on growth and chancellor of germany said i held the line on fiscal austernity. what happens after this has huge ramiction . what happened to greece if they thumb their nose in the european
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agreement. as we have a tense that the leader most likely to win has already . we are going to tell europe to take a hike. we'll be able to pursue our spending as we like and they will pick it up. that is not likely to happen and there will be ramifications in the american economy. >> joe, we had 22s about the u.s. economy. but there is a melt down in europe . greece dropping out and other major economis and banks seizing up, that could impact here in this count rye. >> yeah, ohio and florida and states that have more to do with the outcome is greece and france and italy and spain than ohio and florida. what is interesting about it. austerity versus growth . it is the same debate as here in
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the united states. europe, how do they deal with german austerity is not working. >> the greek spending is not working either. >> it is no money to spend. how do you get ow the of it. they make job cuts, they are cutting their revenue. it doesn't work. yo are in the death spiral as senator bayh and europe is in the death spir eight and -- spiral. it will take us down with it. does it happen before november or after november or can it be stoppd? the president is putting influencing it to growth and mixture of austerity. and growth. >> they the last two days on economic issues and now in chicago and starting the nato summit in which they will talk
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about huge issues, our continued commitment in afghanistan and what we did on syria and iran. bill, what is at stake. >> the may 23rd meeting about iran is very big. will the obama administration accept a phony deal really to kick the can down the road and back off in what the security counsel is insisting on and verifiable cessation of iran's nuclear. obama is so eager for a deal, that they are going to strike a bad bargain with iran to kick the can down the road and not deal with the problem. that is a very big moment. >> let me explain what it is this week. the p-5 plus 1, permanent security council and germany meeting with iran in baghdad, second round of talks to try to find a diplomatic solution to
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the stand off on nuclear weapons. senator bayh, some members of the obama, are beginning to think that the economic sanctions are cutting tough, and really beginning to bite on the iranian economy . iran might agree to a diplomatic solution . some argument of how true it would be. your sense. is it a fake or real agreement by the iranians. >> hope eternal. and in all of my experience with the iranians they never concede unless they feel duress. in the invading of iraq. they said we would like to work with you on the issues. i say keep the feet to the fire and sanctions on and need to pursue this even though bill is
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and that is for something else. >> center piece of the campaign is character ark sassination and the center piece of my campaign is getting america working again and providing a work for our kids. >> getting personal with the economy and back now with the panel. we discussed in the first segment. the obama campaign began what we all expect launch a campaign on bain capitol and a corporate raider. and this was about profit loss. and portraying hims being a bad guy and insensitive to middle class. >> smart move? >> absolutely. they have to point out and rank.
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and massachusetts is ranked frenth when he was government and on job creation . they have to take it to what he said was a claim. he is a businessman and knows how to get the economy going. yeah. if it is blowing hundreds of millions and giving bonuses. and 700 people losing their jobs that is legitimate and in politics that is a legitimate attack to take when romney is out there as a selling point. let me pick up on that, karl. democrats are taking a page out of your play book and go after someone's perceived strength and in this case a business record and turn it in the record. and they put a grand total.
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and romney invested millions and the company made money and years later. flood of steel came in from china. they went under . two years after he left bain capitol, so you know, it is a clever part. if you don't have a vision or forward agenda go after the other guy's record. it will be okay for romney. they went straight back at them. here is the details of gst-technologies and we invested in other steel companies that went from a couple hundreds employees to 6000, employees. >> senator bayh if the economy is an issue and you know that romney will go after obama on the problems. you do have to go after him on e record of governor and head
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of bain capitol. you can see it, chris. the obama campaign upons to make it a choice between two people and beyond that is weaknesses of the opponentment and last four years of the economy. we can see that play out in the ad. >> and bill, at this point, eight years ago with john kerry. it was the veitnam war hero and by the election there were doubt it is about just how much of a war hero he had been in veit nam. can the democrats do that to romney? >> i don't think either side will disqualify the other candidate on personal grounds. >> it is a record. >> not his record. i was in the first bush white house . do you believe that bill clinton's record in arkansas. it is a choice between two
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different paths. it is not brain surgery. president obama and republicans have a different view of the size of government and entitlement reform and tax policy. that is the choice and all of the personal attacks are not going to matter much. and that was a fundmental choice with the national security policy. that was a personal disqualification of john kerry . i think that if it is governor romney keep it a forward looking policy oriented campaign, i think he will win easily. >> the other big story on the campaign trail was the report that independent super pak considered and linking president obama to former pastor jeremiah wright. the republican super pac decided
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not to do it two questions for you joe trippi, is romney off limits or relevant. >> i think the super pac can run the ads if they want to. one of the things is how campaigns have lost and super pacs have made it possible for the campaigns to control the messages. neither the obama or romney campaign have control. they can only control their spot and their spots are not anything compared to the millions that the super pacs will be running. in the end it will be a close campaign and it will be the ground came that will dedivide this. >> chris: talking about super paks. you were one of the founders and attacking obama on growth and promises and american cross roads. what about the question and i am
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speaking in general. how do you make sure that you involve the super pac and helps the candidate and not hurting him and if you are in a campaign. what do you do about a group that is supporting it and pushing a poign and that is the last thing you want to focus on? >> speaking of the perspective of the super pack. it is things that are helpful and trying to dredge up jeremiah wright right or wrong after the issue was litigated by john mccain deciding not to litigate it was stupid. you want to do things that are helpful and not hurtful. it is smart for the romney campaign to go out and denounce the tactic. and that is certainly sending a message to people involved in the super pacs. go to the rove.com, website and
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he's started post that is clear as mud. i w explain it to you. that is an electorial map. here is the latest numbers. states and various blue states with 290 electoral votes and 161 electorial votes leaning to romney . quen electorial votes and now toss ups with 270 votes needed for election. 290, are solidly or leaning toward obama, senator bayh is obama well in front? >> that is going to be a close election chris, but the democrats with president obama do have a slight edge in the electorial college. but three states. ohio, and virginia and new hampshire he is ahead half of a percent they switch mr. romney
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would win the election. in karl's math. it is eight or nine percent . each candidate will get fren - 47 percent. it is the independents and moderates. getting back to big picture election and growth versus fair when you look at two candidates wh is more likely. president obama's policy produce better results and people are unhappy about the last four and romney will that be new? >> and karl, at this point, we are six months out. does obama have an easier path. >> he has an easier path but not great. we are relying on south carolina which is a tossip state. >> and the last poll in south carolina december of last year. i think for example, up to date highway either up for grabs.oe
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and same with colorado and frankly, it is going to come down to a narrow victory. >> to be continued. thank you, panel . see you next week . check out panel pluss where they pick up with the discussion on our website at foxnewssunday.com. up next. power player of the week. [ male announcer ] this is the at&t network... a living breathing intelligence bringing people together to bring new ideas to life. look. it's so simple. [ male announcer ] in here, the right minds from inside and outside the company come together to work on an idea. adding to it from the road, improving it in the cloud all in real time. good idea. ♪ it's the at&t network -- providing new ways to work together, so business works better. ♪
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nub we like to profile special people who are in washington. and this week. we'll tell you about someone who lived in dc for a year. here's the power player of the week. >> it is fantastic and one adventure after another.
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>> chris: michelle kwan is the most decorated figure skater in american history. for decades, her life revolved around competition. >> nationals and januarys and march full championships and lim lips were in february. and everything was planned out since seven years old to 25. and three years while training for another olympics, she chose a different passion. she went to graduate school to get her master's degree in international relations. >> it was still scheduled and to wake up what do i have to do today? it was an identit yetrying to figure out who you are. kwan started down the path in 2006. when she attended a white house event made an off h remark to rice. >> if there is anything i can do state department, please let me
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know. few months later. i was appointed to an envoy. >> i know you will play a valuable point. >> kwan engaged in soft power and meeting with government leaders and young people and trying to make connection. >> when they go to the government and business, they have a different impression of america. she's just as drin as on the skating rink. >> she is a february of the president's council on fit deeply involved in the special olympics. >> they are unpaid. how coyou support yourself? >> i have been fortunate in notice skating career and toured for 14 years, and financially, i am okay. >> since last summer, kwan has been living here in washington under the radar. and she finds dc just as exciting as skating. >> and now being here in
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washington, and being surrounded by people who want to make a difference . nonprofit and government, it is so inspiring. at age 31. michelle kwan is well adjusted. and while she won nine national championships and five worlds, the best she could do in the olympics was a silver and bronze. >> two defeats in the olympics still sting? >> it was not the color i was looking for but you can't be perfect. >> but you get the feeling that the best is yet to come. >> in figure skating, i felt in some ways that i was selfish and coaches are helping me . now i am approaching life differently and helping others. i see it as a chapter in my book. and although my skating career
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is only chapter. michelle kwan might run for office some day. after all. she spent years on the ice with nine judges watching every move. facing voters is not that different. we'll be right back. dave, i've downloaded a virus. yeah. ♪ dave, where are we on the new laptop? it's so slow! i'm calling dave. [ telephone rings ] [ male announcer ] in a small business, technology is all you. that's why you've got us. at the staples pc savings event, for a limited time get up to $200 off select computers. staples. that was easy.
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