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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Rich Galen
Gov. Bob McDonnell says he has repaid $124,000 in loans from a wealthy Virginia businessman, but what remains unclear is whether the governor also plans to reimburse his benefactor for tens of thousands of dollars in gifts given to his family.
The presidential race is entering the sultry summer, a final lull before the sprint to Election Day, with President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney neck and neck and no sign that either can break away.
"The track to success in Iowa is slogging around all of the small towns in bad weather and sleeping in downscale motels because that's the best in town," said Rich Galen, a GOP strategist based in Washington. "That certainly doesn't seem to fit the Palin theory of how she should conduct her life."
"The reality is: Everyone over the age of 12 in America has a position on abortion. The worst thing that any political person can do is to think they're going to be the one who will finesse this and please everybody," said Republican strategist Rich Galen, who describes himself as a Daniels fan.