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4:55 PM ET, February 28, 2009

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Media Matters / Media Matters for America:
Limbaugh: “The dirty little secret ... is that every Republican in this country wants Obama to fail, but none of them have the guts to say so; I am willing to say it"  —  *Siggggghhh* Rush is soooooo dreamy!  And he has a fire in the belly!  Who wouldn't love this guy?
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Think Progress:
Santorum At CPAC: ‘Absolutely We Hope That’ Obama Fails, ‘I Believe His Policies Will Fail’  —  Just before President Obama was inaugurated, hate radio host Rush Limbaugh declared, “I hope he fails.”  Though some Republicans have distanced themselves from Limbaugh's sentiment, conservatives at CPAC have fully embraced it.
CNN:
Limbaugh giving keynote at CPAC  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Conservative Political Action Conference ends Saturday with radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh delivering the keynote address and the naming of the winner of a poll for best 2012 GOP presidential candidate.
Discussion: MyDD
Robert Travis Scott / New Orleans Times-Picayune:
Gov. Bobby Jindal fights back against those questioning points in his speech  —  BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal fought back Friday against reports by national media outlets and Democratic-leaning Web sites that he was inaccurate or untruthful Tuesday night in the Republican Party response …
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The White House:
Keeping Promises  —  In the Weekly Address this morning, President Obama explains how the budget he sent to Congress will fulfill the promises he made as a candidate.  On fiscal responsibility, a fair tax code, a clean energy economy, real health care reform, and education, this budget sets out a new vision for our country.
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Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Obama ‘gearing up for a fight’
Discussion: American Power, The Swamp and TIME.com
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
OBAMA TO LOBBYISTS: BRING IT ON.... President Obama made a pitch …
Discussion: Seeing the Forest and Donklephant
Peter Baker / New York Times:   Obama Calls His Budget Sweeping, Needed Change
Scott Gutierrez / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Beating caught on police video  —  Tape shows officer kicking, striking teenager  —  A video showing a King County Sheriff's deputy pummeling a 15-year-old girl in a holding cell was released Friday over the strenuous objections of the officer's attorney.  —  The case goes beyond police misconduct …
Ombudsman / Washington Post:
The Heat From a Global Warming Column  —  Opinion columnists are free to choose whatever facts bolster their arguments.  But they aren't free to distort them.  —  The question of whether that happened is at the core of an uproar over a recent George F. Will column and The Post's fact-checking process.
Larry Kudlow / CNBC:
Obama Declares War on Investors, Entrepreneurs, Businesses, And More  —  Let me be very clear on the economics of President Obama's State of the Union speech and his budget.  —  He is declaring war on investors, entrepreneurs, small businesses, large corporations, and private-equity and venture-capital funds.
Reid Wilson / The Hill:
Sen. Bunning reportedly suggests stepping down  —  As he battles his own party in an increasingly public feud over his political future, Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) has suggested he may resign his seat early, giving Kentucky's governor the chance to hand Democrats a filibuster-proof 60-seat majority in the Senate.
Discussion: RedState and Political Machine
Peter S. Goodman / New York Times:
Sharper Downturn Clouds Obama Spending Plans  —  The economy is spiraling down at an accelerating pace, threatening to undermine the Obama administration's spending plans, which anticipate vigorous rates of growth in years to come.  —  A sense of disconnect between the projections …
Matt Bai / New York Times:
Newt.  Again.  —  FOR CONSERVATIVES, who have traditionally valued their grand theorists more than their campaign consultants, the buildings that house Washington's premier think tanks are like a second set of grand monuments, symbols of a movement built on brash ingenuity.
Christian Brose / Shadow Government:
Obama's Iraq speech: Brought to you by George W. Bush  —  Today begins the leap in the dark.  —  For six years we've known that the Iraq war must end and that at some point U.S. forces would leave.  The question that always hung out there was — and then what?  President Bush chose not to learn the answer to that question.
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Sam Hananel / Associated Press:
Union leaders talk about reuniting under a single, more powerful …
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CNN:
Man held after mailing HIV-tainted blood to Obama
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Krissah Thompson / Washington Post:
Top Officials Expand The Dialogue on Race
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