Afternoon Agenda: Mitt Romney election gaffe and more
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- Mitt Romney's not making his tough race against Obama any easier for himself. In a hidden-camera video captured at a private fundraiser and posted Monday afternoon, Romney offered an assessment of Obama's supporters that is far more revealing than any he's said in public.
Follow the story at Mother Jones: Romney Tells Millionaire Donors What He REALLY Thinks of Obama Voters
- Amanda Eboski chats with Tamron Hall, and Sheryl Salomon about the inspiration behind the Young, Fabulous & Female event, which aims to provide mentorship to hundreds of aspiring professional African American women.
Read the story on Forbes: The Power Of Mentorship For Young African American Women
- On our sister site The Power Index, Islamic leader Samier Dandan came in at No. 9 on the religion list. He's since been fronting the media in response to the protests in Sydney over the weekend.
Read the Story on The Power Index: Openly trying to turn the Muslim community into a political force
- Driven by tougher market conditions, the top 100 chief executives have taken a major hit to their annual bonuses of more than 20 per cent on average, in levels not seen since 2003.
Read the story at the Australian Financial Review: Top CEO's take pay cut
- This is the Women's Agenda quick reading guide for the commute home, with a couple of suggestions for the evening thrown in.
For later tonight:
Today we featured a Q&A with one of Australia’s most celebrated songwriters, Johanna Pigott, so we reckon you should fall in love with the 1980s again with one of the classics she wrote – Rain, by Dragon.
Stuck for dinner ideas? Check out Gourmet Chick's recipe for Sumac lamb meatballs and cous-cous. Who doesn't love meatballs?
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