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1:30 PM ET, May 26, 2010

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Domenico Montanaro / msnbc.com:
FIRST THOUGHTS: GOP AND IMMIGRATION  —  Good news/bad news for GOP in NBC/MSNBC/Telemundo poll on immigration... The poll shows that Latino voters are swinging widely for the Democrats, while their support for the GOP is dropping like a rock... Has the GOP learned the Pete Wilson lesson? …
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Jackie Calmes / The Caucus:
Over Drinks With Donors, Obama Recounts Lunch With Republicans  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Hours after President Obama met privately with Senate Republicans at the Capitol on Tuesday, he was here on the West Coast, regaling Democratic donors with his version of the 75-minute luncheon squabble.
Discussion: New York Times
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama heckled over 'Don't ask, don't tell' — again  —  President Barack Obama was heckled by a protester Tuesday night while at a fundraising event for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) in San Francisco.  —  The protester was upset with the pace of the repeal of the “Don't ask, don't tell” policy barring openly gay military service members.
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and CNN
Washington Post:
After closed-door talks, GOP senator calls Obama ‘thin-skinned’
Jake Tapper / Political Punch:
Behind the Scenes of President Obama's ‘Warm and Cuddly’ …
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Carol E. Lee / The Politico:
Obama: Day for ‘partnership’ passed
The White House:
Remarks by the President at Second Fundraising Reception for …
Discussion: Townhall.com
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Spirited Exchanges at Senate Republican Lunch With Obama
Discussion: The Agonist and The Caucus
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Senator criticizes Obama's ‘audacity’ in using Republican lawmakers as ‘props’
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Chris Christie to teacher: If you don't like my education budget, find a new job  —  I begged for video on Twitter, my friends, but none is forthcoming.  What can I say?  I tried. … Elsewhere today, he warned about New Jersey becoming a new Greece.  In lieu of a clip of the exchange …
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Herb Jackson / NorthJersey.com:
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie defends cuts, promotes property tax cap in Rutherford  —  RUTHERFORD — Governor Christie on Tuesday told a borough teacher to find another job if she did not feel she was compensated enough as he defended his state budget cuts and promoted a plan to cap annual growth in property tax collections.
Discussion: FrumForum
ABCNEWS:
'We're About to Die Down Here': Carville Blasts Obama's Oil Spill Response  —  Democratic Strategist Said White House Should've Acted Quickly: 'We're About to Die Down Here'  —  The White House is seemingly making an increased show of pressuring BP, but President Obama is facing political heat …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Nelson: Obama should take over oil spill fix if BP attempt fails
Discussion: The Politico and CNN
Jen DiMascio / The Politico:
Nelson to back 'don't ask' repeal
Discussion: The Hill
Dan Popkey / Idaho Statesman:
Labrador upsets Ward, eyes Minnick  —  Worries about nation's direction motivate many voters in Tuesday's Idaho GOP primary  —  In a rebuke to the Republican establishment, state Rep. Raul Labrador defeated Vaughn Ward in western Idaho's 1st Congressional District and punched his ticket …
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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Republicans' new Web site not exactly what they hoped it would be  —  Republicans want to take over the House in the fall, but there's a problem: They don't have an agenda.  —  So on Tuesday, they set out to resolve that shortcoming.  They announced that they would solicit suggestions on the Internet …
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Jackie Kucinich / Roll Call:
Boehner Asks Oberstar to Drop All GOP Earmarks From WRDA Bill
Discussion: RedState and Liberty Central
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
Arizona immigration law will boost crime in U.S. cities, police chiefs say  —  Arizona's new crackdown on illegal immigration will increase crime in U.S. cities, not reduce it, by driving a wedge between police and immigrant communities, police chiefs from several of the state's and the nation's largest cities said Tuesday.
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CNN:
TRENDING: S.C. blogger reveals texts with top Haley aide  —  The blogger claiming to have had an affair with Nikki Haley has posted a series of text messages between himself and Haley's campaign manager on his website.  —  (CNN) - The blogger claiming to have had an affair …
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and The Politico
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Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Breaking: Ben Nelson to vote Yes on DADT repeal  —  A big step forward for the push to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell: Senator Ben Nelson, who has been aggressively lobbied for months by gay rights groups, is announcing that he'll support the repeal compromise.  From Nelson's statement:
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
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Adam Bink / Open Left:
EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Ben Nelson to vote yes on DADT repeal
Kerry Eleveld / Advocate:
View From Washington: The DADT Deal
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David Rogers / The Politico:
Dems wrestle with W.H. mixed signals  —  Mixed signals from the White House are making life harder for Democrats this week as the party tries to navigate between competing demands to reduce the deficit while also investing in new jobs and a patched-up safety net for the unemployed and the elderly.
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Republicans continue to press White House on Sestak job offer
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
Barney Frank wants to see Rep. Djou's birth certificate  —  Tongue firmly in cheek, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on Tuesday afternoon called on reporters to demand to see the birth certificate of new Rep. Charles Djou (R-Hawaii).  —  As Djou (pictured here) was being sworn into office …
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
As Ugly as It Gets  —  I confess that when I first saw the May 17 picture of Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, joining his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and the Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with raised arms — after their signing of a putative deal …
Matt Corley / Think Progress:
McConnell disagrees with Paul's claim that Obama's BP criticism is ‘un-American.’  —  On Friday, GOP Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul told ABC News that the Obama administration's promise to keep a “boot heel on the throat of BP” was “really un-American.”
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Jimmy Orr / Top of the Ticket:   Mitch McConnell to Rand Paul: Shut your yapper!
Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
Poll Finds Americans Pessimistic, Dissatisfied with Washington  —  CBS News Poll analysis by the CBS News Polling Unit: Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Anthony Salvanto.  —  Americans are frustrated with nearly everyone in Washington - including President Obama, Congress …
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Biden jokes about Blumenthal's military service record  —  Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday took an unexpected dig at Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal (D) for misstating his military service record.  —  While speaking at a barbecue for wounded soldiers, he commented about veterans coming home from the Vietnam War.
Discussion: RedState and This ain't Hell …
New York Times:
Panel Suggests Signs of Trouble Before Rig Explosion  —  In the hours before the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded last month in the Gulf of Mexico, there were strong warning signs that something was terribly wrong with the well, according to a Congressional committee that was briefed on the accident by executives from BP.
Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
U.S. Is a Top Villain in Pakistan's Conspiracy Talk  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Americans may think that the failed Times Square bomb was planted by a man named Faisal Shahzad.  But the view in the Supreme Court Bar Association here in Pakistan's capital is that the culprit was an American “think tank.”
 
 
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