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The Number: 12 Million

That's how many jobs Romney said he would create if elected. On today's installment of The Number, Reuters' Rob Cox shares his picks for a White House economic team, and what we can expect in the years ahead.

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Should Dems Be Freaking Out?

With less than two weeks till the election, Romney is gaining on Obama in some key states-but Dems shouldn't panic just yet, says political analysts Robert Shrum and Robert Zimmerman. On today's NewsBeast, they tell host Tony Dokoupil what Romney would have to accomplish to pull off a victory.

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Obama Plays Offense

The president came out—bayonets blazing—against a sedate Mitt Romney in last night's final debate. On today's Newsbeast, pollster Doug Schoen and national security correspondent Eli Lake argue why, in spite of Obama's strong showing, Romney's rope-a-dope may win him the election.

Foreign-Policy Showdown

Best Moments From the Final Presidential Debate

Obama and Romney duked it out on foreign policy Monday night. Watch the most memorable moments.

‘We Can’t Kill Our Way Out’

Mitt Romney began Monday’s foreign-policy debate in Boca Raton, Fla., with a line that seemed to clarify his previously murky statements on our involvement in Iraq: “We can’t kill our way out of this mess,” he said. Romney has repeatedly criticized Obama’s decision to withdraw American troops from Iraq—and, more vehemently, has critiqued Obama for publicly announcing the U.S. withdrawal date—but has also, at times, refused to state whether he would send troops back to the country. Will this Etch a Sketch shakeup stick?

‘The 1980s Called …’

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Best Policy Idea No One Is Talking About?

A reader asks Reihan Salam: What's the best policy idea that most people haven't heard of?

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Our Very Own Beasty Boys Do 'Binders'

Ludacris ain't got nothing on Mitt Romney. In this parody, The Daily Beast's Jake Heller and Ben Teitelbaum show us how the GOP nominee has binders—binders!—full of women.

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The Moderator Who Shushed Me

The GOP candidate has been called out by pundits for his many interruptions during the second presidential debate. But the question on everyone's mind is: what would Dr. Evil say? Watch our shagadelic supercut.

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Obama Got His Groove Back, But Who Won?

After tanking the first debate, the president brought his A-game last night, pushing back against a grumpy Mitt Romney. But was it enough to claim a victory? On today's NewsBeast, political strategist Jessica Tarlov and reporter David Freedlander join John Avlon to discuss where each candidate stands going into Monday's final showdown.

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Mitt Does the Math

Does it all add up? Romney dropped facts and figures at every turn during the second presidential debate, but in the end, numbers couldn't win him the night. Watch our statistics supercut.

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Who Was George Romney?

Has Mitt Romney been perpetuating 'myths' about his father? On today's NewsBeast, BuzzFeed contributor John R. Bohrer and political analyst Robert Zimmerman join John Avlon to discuss Bohrer's viral exposé on the Romney patriarch and offer predictions on tonight's presidential debate.

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Chris Christie's Obama Lovefest

The New Jersey governor may have been a keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention, but he's developed a not-so-subtle affection for President Obama since Hurricane Sandy came to town. Watch a short history of Christie's bromance.

AUTOTUNE: Paul Ryan Trims the Fat

Before Mitt Romney's veep pick takes the stage at the Republican convention tonight, get to know the hunky congressman with this musical supercut. What's he really all about? Two words: muscle confusion.

Mitt: I'll Have What He's Having!

The combative Mitt Romney of the first presidential showdown made way for a far more agreeable candidate in the final debate. Watch just a few of the many moments in which Romney concurred with the incumbent in Boca Raton.

‘The 1980s Called…’

…and they want their expressions back? In a zinger seemingly designed to ignite memes across the Internet, shortly into the final presidential debate, Obama chided Romney for saying in March that Russia was America’s 'number one geopolitical foe.'

Mitt Does the Math

Does it all add up? Romney dropped facts and figures at every turn during the second presidential debate, but in the end, numbers couldn't win him the night. Watch our statistics supercut.

The Moderator Who Shushed Me

The GOP candidate has been called out by pundits for his many interruptions during the second presidential debate. But the question on everyone's mind is: what would Dr. Evil say? Watch our shagadelic supercut.

A Night of 53 Smiles for Joe Biden

So just how many times did Biden deploy his withering/excessive smile of contempt in the vice-presidential debate? We've counted it up—non-teeth-baring smirks excluded—and present them here.

Britney Gives Good Debate Face

What would happen if Britney Spears moderated the vice-presidential debate in the same way she judges 'X Factor'? Watch our mashup and see for yourself. It's Britney, Biden!

Hankygate!

The blogosphere was abuzz after the first presidential debate over conspiracies that Mitt Romney snuck notes onto the stage, while the GOP candidate's camp insists the white object in question is a handkerchief. Watch three key Hankygate moments.

Jim Lehrer's Gonna Let You Finish

Knock knock—who's there? Interrupting candidates. Watch every frustrating debate moment in which moderator Jim Lehrer got verbally steamrolled in the first presidential debate.

Bill Clinton's Obama Smackdowns

Clinton may be stumping for Obama at the DNC tonight—but four years ago, as Ryan Lizza controversially noted in 'The New Yorker,' his endorsement would have been unthinkable. Watch a short history of Bubba's Obama slams.

Can Michelle Woo Women?

Ann Romney killed it in Tampa with her fiery appeal to the lady folk—but will the first lady try to top her in Charlotte? Here’s what that attempt might sound like.

Is Tampa Ready for 'Magic Mitt'?

The site of the Republican National Convention is also the strip-club capital of America—and the setting for this summer's smash stripper flick, 'Magic Mike.' Watch what happens when Mitt embraces this happy coincidence.