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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Former Republican National Committee
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele said Monday that conservatives' decision to ostracize popular New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for embracing President Obama in a time of crisis was "nothing short of moronic."
After wrapping up their convention Thursday, Republicans are optimistic that their choice of Mitt Romney will make Barack Obama a one-term president. The general consensus in Tampa is Mr. Romney will succeed if he sticks to economic issues and is tough as nails.