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2:00 PM ET, May 3, 2010

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John Bolton / Wall Street Journal:
Get Ready for a Nuclear Iran  —  Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and others will surely follow suit.  —  Negotiations grind on toward a fourth U.N. Security Council sanctions resolution against Iran's nuclear weapons program, even as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives in New York to address …
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Eli Lake / Washington Times:
Clinton in struggle for Israel's nuke secret
Rep. Steve Rothman / Congress Blog:
U.S. will not permit Iran to possess nuclear weapons capability
Discussion: The Politico
Aaron Blake / Ballot Box:
Top of the ballot: Expectations rise for GOP in specials; Dobson switches endorsement in Kentucky  —  TOP OF THE BALLOT: Expectations creep up on Republicans in Hawaii and Pennsylvania; Dobson switches endorsement in Kentucky; and a DSCC recruit hopes to force runoff in North Carolina.
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Quinnipiac University:
Fisher Has 20-Point Lead In Ohio Dem Senate Primary, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Many Still Undecided Or Might Change Mind  —  Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher holds a 43 - 23 percent likely voter lead over Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner in Tuesday's Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate …
Bruce Drake / Politics Daily:
Democratic Senate Primary Race in North Carolina Too Close to Call
Discussion: The Other McCain
Dayton Daily News:
Brunner says she won't campaign for Fisher if she loses Tuesday
Discussion: Daily Kos and Beltway Confidential
Alan Colmes' Liberaland:
Rep. Gene Taylor: Oil Spill Not So Bad, Looks Like Chocolate Milk  —  Mississippi Congressman Gene Taylor says the oil spill isn't so bad after all.  During an interview with WLOX-TV Biloxi, Taylor says oil tends to “break up naturally” and referred to it as a “chocolate milk-looking spill.”
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Donna Melton / Sun Herald:
Taylor expects spill to break up naturally
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Owner of Explosives-Packed Nissan Found in Times Square Is Located  —  PERSON OF INTEREST The police were examining this video of an unidentified man walking away from West 45th Street.  More Photos »  —  The police and F.B.I. investigators have tracked down the owner …
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New York Post:
Times Square bombing suspect caught on tape
Discussion: JammieWearingFool and msnbc.com
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
For Obama, a changed tone in presidential humor  —  Barack Obama, the Insult Comic President, was up to his old shtick Saturday night.  —  Breaking with presidential punch line tradition for the second consecutive year, Obama dropped zinger after zinger on his opponents and allies alike …
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John S. Marshall / Associated Press:
Calif. immigrants' rights march ends in vandalism  —  SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Close to 20 businesses were damaged after what started as a peaceful immigrants' rights march in downtown Santa Cruz turned violent, requiring police to call other agencies for help, authorities said.
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Torches, smashed windows - must have been a Tea Party!
Miriam Jordan / Wall Street Journal:
Conservative Latinos Rethink Party Ties  —  Adam Bustos, a third-generation Mexican-American, has voted Republican since Ronald Reagan ran for president.  But he has been reconsidering his party affiliation since Arizona State Gov. Jan Brewer signed the nation's toughest immigration law last month.
Markk II Studios:
Gulf of Mexico - “Oil Slickonomics”  —  2 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 303, Sarasota, FL 34236  —  614 Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360-8007  —  “At its current leak rate of 5,000 barrels of oil per day, the spill could surpass the size of the 1969 Santa Barbara spill by next week.
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Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Sarah Palin: ‘Drill here, drill now’
Discussion: NPR and D.C. Now
Rep. Alan Grayson / The Huffington Post:
Who Got Our $1,000,000,000,000?  —  Last year, I asked the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board who received $1 trillion in funds that the Fed handed out to domestic banks and financial institutions.  He said, essentially, “I'm not going to tell you.”
Michael Smith / Times of London:
Hotshot sniper in one-and-a-half mile double kill  —  A BRITISH Army sniper has set a new sharpshooting distance record by killing two Taliban machinegunners in Afghanistan from more than 1 miles away.  —  Craig Harrison, a member of the Household Cavalry, killed the insurgents with consecutive shots …
George Talbot / Breaking News from the Press-Register:
BP told to stop circulating settlement agreements with coastal Alabamians  —  Alabama Attorney General Troy King said tonight that he has told representatives of BP Plc. that they should stop circulating settlement agreements among coastal Alabamians.  —  The agreements, King said …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Quote For The Day  —  “If you're someone who only reads the editorial page of The New York Times, try glancing at the page of The Wall Street Journal once in awhile.  If you're a fan of Glenn Beck or Rush Limbaugh, try reading a few columns on the Huffington Post website.
Marvin Ammori / The Huffington Post:
Obama FCC Planning to Abandon Net Neutrality; To Give Comcast Permission to Censor You 10 Ways  —  A Washington Post article this morning says the Obama FCC may be “leaning toward” siding with the largest phone and cable companies and against an open and universal Internet.
Discussion: Daily Kos, Balkinization and Open Left
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Cecilia Kang / Washington Post:
FCC Chairman Genachowski expected to leave broadband services deregulated
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Recent high court cases revive debate on judicial activism  —  Sometimes, like a spouse, a Supreme Court justice will hold onto the words of another just so he can throw them back in the future.  —  So it was last week, in the court's splintered decision that gave hope to supporters …
Chris Frates / The Politico:
Hedge funds get ‘free ride’  —  Wall Street has taken its lumps in Washington recently and Goldman Sachs has become everyone's whipping boy, but hedge funds and private equity firms have escaped relatively unscathed.  —  “There's no question they've gotten a free ride,” said Robert Weissman …
Vindicator:
Traficant will not file in the 6th  —  Ex-U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. filed nominating petitions today as an independent candidate for the 17th Congressional District on a platform of repealing the 16th Amendment.  —  After filing his petitions in the 17th district …
 
 
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CNN:
TRENDING: We don't tolerate racist behavior, Tea Party organizer says
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Colby Itkowitz / Pennsylvania Ave.:
With TV ads up, PA Senate race tightening
Discussion: Politics Daily
Chicago Breaking News:
After quitting Lt. Gov. race, Cohen now running for governor
Discussion: TPMDC
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Value-added tax has some GOP backers
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Mireya Navarro / New York Times:
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