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Should Chicago be worried? Obama is losing to Romney in polls of swing state voters.

Today in Stupid: Conservatives in the Kansas state legislature pass a bill to triple-check that they accidentally don’t fund any abortions — and then also pass a law designed to keep Muslims from imposing Sharia law on Topeka.

Can geo-engineering reverse global warming — or will it make things much, much worse?

Meet Mark Zuckerberg’s dentist dad.

Did the CIA just foil another Al Qaeda plot to blow up an airplane?

Mitt Romney’s war cabinet: literally the same guys who brought you the last disaster.

Hillary Clinton’s next big task: convincing India to join the Iran sanctions.

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By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew solidly in the second quarter, pulling the level of gross domestic product above its pre-pandemic peak, as massive government aid and vaccinations against COVID-19 fueled spending on goods and travel-related services. The pace of GDP growth reported by the Commerce Department on Thursday was, however, slower than economists had expected. That was because businesses had to again draw down on meager inventories to meet the robust demand. Supply constraints, which have resulted in shortages of motor vehicles and some household applian...

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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