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GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney dished details on his recent meeting with Donald Trump Wednesday. Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Romney called Trump “colorful” and claimed the two saw “pretty much eye to eye on China.” On air, Romney also claimed that his bid for the White House was “not the next step in my career. I don’t have a political career.”

Florida is expected to hold its presidential primary at the end of January, CNN reports, a month earlier than some partly leaders had hoped.

Amazon is expected to release its long-awaited tablet computer Wednesday, and many think its lower price compared to the iPad will give Apple some serious competition.

Is he or isn't he? That seems to have been the only question on cable news over the past few days, and has - of course - referred to a possible Presidential run by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

The right's punditocracy is practically salivating at the thought of Christie making a last-minute entry, while those of a left-leaning bent seem to be quivering. On MSNBC Tuesday morning, Cory Booker, the Democratic Mayor of Newark, called Christie "the most competitive candidate against Barack Obama that's out there."

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Remember Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI)? The former Real World star and freshman representative landed in some hot water earlier this year when he grumbled that his family of seven is struggling on his $174,000 Congressional salary.

It's a story he has tried to sweep under the rug but keeps coming back to haunt him as he prepares to run for a second term. And now it's back again.

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Updated 5:47 pm ET, Tuesday, September 27 Don't be upset if you didn't get a chance to see NASA's UARS satellite as it plunged to its uncontrolled doom this weekend -- nobody did.

According to a post-crash update from NASA posted online Tuesday, the defunct climate satellite broke apart and landed in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, away from any potential observers.

"NASA is not aware of any possible debris sightings from this geographic area," the agency wrote.

The updated coordinates of the crash, 14.1 degrees south latitude and 189.8 degrees east longitude, put the satellite's final resting point 4,000 miles southwest of what the agency had reported on Saturday.

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With all the negative press coverage and Republicans hammering the Obama administration for his green jobs initiatives, Solyndra's Facebook page has become a repository for angry taxpayers' frustrations.

Like a lot of other businesses around the world, bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra maintains a Facebook page, and lately the company's profile on the social network has taken a beating.

Referring to Solyndra's CEO Brian Harrison and Chief Financial Officer W.G. Stover's performance last Friday in front of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, one of the latest entries on the company's profile from Monday reads: "You guys take our money, screw us in the process, and then plead the 5th. What a couple of pussies."

Three people liked that comment.

The comments go on, against President Obama, who by now is well known for having praised Solyndra, and against Solyndra itself.

"Hiring criteria for Solyndra is that candidate must have years of experience in an industry heavily subsidized by taxpayer money and a total lack of integrity," wrote another Facebook account holder named Jack Yuen on Sunday.

Another user noted: "Their Twitter page is gone, like your money."

Another angry member of Facebook simply wrote over and over again: "WE WANT OUR MONEY!!!"

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