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Karl Rove, WSJ • Fri 2012 Nov 2, 5:52pm

In addition to the data, the anecdotal and intangible evidence—from crowd sizes to each side's closing arguments—give the sense that the odds favor Mr. Romney. They do

Chris Laible on Fox • Thu 2012 Oct 11, 4:25pm

"You can imagine how I felt when I found out that he was one of the two former Navy SEALs killed in Benghazi on Sept. 11," Romney said while visibly getting choked up. Although he didn't use a name, Romney was talking about Glen Doherty, a 42-year-old former Navy SEAL killed along with Ambassador Christopher Stevens and two others during an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Romney recalled Doherty's and fellow former SEAL Tyrone Woods' heroism as they left their compound's safety for the consulate in order to help those under attack. "They went there," he said. "They didn't hunker down where they were in safety -- they rushed there to go help...

"This is the American way -- we go where there's trouble," he continued. "We go where we're needed. And right now we're needed."

Josh Rogin at Foreign Policy • Wed 2012 Oct 10, 6:06pm

The Romney campaign doesn't talk publicly about its broader transition-planning effort -- "Project Readiness," led by former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt -- but the effort is moving along steadily. … chose former World Bank President Bob Zoellick to lead the national security transition planning … campaign senior advisor for defense and foreign policy Rich Williamson has been named the head of the transition team for the National Security Council, giving him a prominent role should Romney win. Two other officials who are leading the national security transition effort are former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman and former New Jersey governor and co-chair of the 9/11 Commission Tom Kean. Some inside the campaign believe Williamson's new role as head of the NSC transition team could place him in line to be national security advisor in a Romney administration. …