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GSA’s $20K drumming; fact-checking on Bain; and Romney goes abroad (read-this roundup)


Another luxe GSA conference comes to light. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Beat of a different drummer — The GSA’s famous Las Vegas conference might have some competition for the agency’s most lavish event. GSA dropped $270,000 on a one-day event, including $20,000 just for the drumsticks used in a musical team-building exercise.

Parsing Bain — Our friend, the intrepid Fact Checker, has compiled this helpful anthology of analyses examining Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital.

Auditions this week — Romney will trade polls for Poles, as he travels to Britain, Israel and Poland — a sort of trying-on of the role of a U.S. statesman abroad. “Elaborate machinations are underway to give Romney gravitas wherever possible,” our colleagues report.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.
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