See who else made the list.
1. NATIONAL SECURITY TEAM(clockwise from top left): Former U.S. Special Envoy to Suday Richard Williamson, National Security Adviser; former CIA Director Michael Hayden, Director of National Intelligence; current CIA Director Gen. David Patraeus will likely keep his role; Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Penn., Homeland Security Secretary; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Secretary of State; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Attorney General; former Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., Defense Secretary.
2. CHIEF OF STAFF(clockwise from top left): Ed Gillespie, former Republican National Committee chair; Bob White, former Bain Capital colleague; Bill Weld, former Massachusetts governor; Mike Leavitt, former Utah governor; Beth Myers, Romney’s Massachusetts chief of staff.
Last year few of us knew the Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan or the now famous P90X workout plan, but TIME was early on the story. We sent Gregg Segal to photograph Ryan at a Wisconsin gym last year. Here are the some of the unpublished photographs from that session.
See more photos here.
Do people usually work out in baseball caps? - BdM
Hair swap! - Imgur
Reddit commenters are saying that Romney resembles Jack from Lost. What are your thoughts?
“2. Obama will learn from his mistakes. He let Romney go unchallenged Wednesday night as the GOP nominee distorted his own policies and injected some new ones into the campaign. Strategists close to Obama predicted hours after the debate that the president will be more aggressive in the next encounter. If Obama took the challenge lightly on Wednesday night, as some allies believe, Romney jolted him out of his nonchalance.”
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Enliven tonight’s debate with the NJ drinking game compiled by our best minds in the newsroom. The question is, what will be your beverage of choice? Don’t forget that the type of brew you choose could reflect your political affiliation.
The cover of the September 29 issue of National Journal.
Defying Gravity: The numbers say Obama should be losing. Why isn’t he? By Major Garrett, Beth Reinhard, and Jim Tankersley
Wondering which brew you should sip at your Election night party? Reach for a Dos Equis if you want to appear bipartisan. If you’re a proud Republican, Sam Adams may be your beer. Heineken will be better received by your left-wing friends.
Find out how the data was found for this graph.
What do you think? Is this just silly or does your beer line up with your politics? (My favorite beer didn’t make the list).
“In Victory for Obama, Supreme Court Supports Health Care Reform:
- Mixed ruling upholds mandate
- Ruling appears to limit Medicaid expansion
- Roberts vote saves mandate
- Ruling a victory for Democrats, Obama”
View our lovely (interactive!) map of this election’s 16 battleground states, including demographics. See it here.
"It’s up to Romney’s team to make a pick that doesn’t harm the ticket, conveys gravitas, and steers clear of too much controversy. Given those factors, the short list is narrowing dramatically. "