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In the past week, President Obama has been endorsed by moderates like Colin Powell, Michael Bloomberg and The Economist. None of these endorsements are “game changers.” But Mitt Romney would have greatly appreciated the boost he would undoubtedly have gotten from any of them.

Mitt Romney certainly has his share of billionaires on his side. But luckily for him, there was still one influential master of the universe who hadn’t yet endorsed — Springfield’s own Montgomery Burns.

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US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wants her Democrats to push through trillions of dollars worth of investments in infrastructure and social service programs before a self-imposed deadline of September 30, 2021

Washington (AFP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed confidence a massive infrastructure bill will pass this week but acknowledged it would not get a Monday vote as planned, with fellow Democrats warning critical work remains to meet the party's deadlines.

Democrats have been scrambling to hammer out a landmark plan to upgrade the nation's roads and bridges, but are also under immense pressure to finalize a $3.5 trillion public investment package and fund the government to avert a looming shutdown -- all by September 30.

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