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10:40 AM ET, June 7, 2011

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TMZ.com:
Weiner Told Porn Star to Lie, Offered PR Help  —  Congressman Anthony Weiner instructed one of his Internet women how to lie about their relationship ... and even offered PR help from his team, which could create major legal issues for him ... TMZ has learned.
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Chris Cuomo / ABCNEWS:
Rep. Anthony Weiner: ‘The Picture Was of Me and I Sent It’  —  Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York said today he has engaged in “several inappropriate” electronic relationships with six women over three years, and that he publicly lied about a photo of himself sent over Twitter to a college student in Seattle over a week ago.
Meagan Broussard / Big Government:
My Story  —  My name is Meagan Broussard.  I am 26 years old.  I served in the U.S. Army, and I am a full-time college student and a single mom.  —  I admired Rep. Anthony Weiner because I had seen a video of him standing up for the 9/11 responders.  It was a rant, but he came across …
Danb / RADAR:
Weiner Sexting Partner Reveals Her Identity, Says: ‘He Called Me On Congress Phone!’  —  The woman who carried on a nine-month sexting relationship with Rep. Anthony Weiner is a 40-year-old Las Vegas blackjack dealer named Lisa Weiss.  —  Following a bombshell joint investigation …
Elizabeth Scalia / The Anchoress:
Weinergate: Barbara Walters Loses Reporter Cred - UPDATE  —  I know, I know; I am the only blogger in the world, it seems, who is not writing about Anthony Weiner.  Mea Culpa — Mondays are my busiest day, and today I didn't even get to go to Adoration, so you know it was just unmanageably busy.
New York Post:
Erections have consequences  —  Let us declare with certitude the obvious: Rep. Anthony Weiner has disgraced his office, and himself, and he needs to quit.  —  Never mind that he went before the TV cameras yesterday, cried on cue and assumed “responsibility” for a litany of offenses to common decency …
The Politico:
Andrew Breitbart's day of vindication  —  ‘Breitbart is a regular whipping boy.  We can accuse him of anything,’ Breitbart said of himself.  AP Photo  —  In Andrew Breitbart's up-and-down career as a conservative agitator, it doesn't get any better than this.
msnbc.com:
Constituents back Weiner but Dem colleagues icy
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
New York Times:
'I Don't Know What I Was Thinking'
John Bresnahan / The Politico:
Nancy Pelosi calls for Anthony Weiner ethics inquiry
The Atlantic Online:
Anthony Weiner Admits to Sending Racy Photos: Should We Really Ignore It?
The Politico:
Can Anthony Weiner survive?
Discussion: ABCNEWS and Washington Post
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Creepy must-see flashback: Weiner lies shamelessly to ABC about what happened
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Obama loses bin Laden bounce; Romney on the move among GOP contenders  —  The public opinion boost President Obama received after the killing of Osama bin Laden has dissipated, and Americans' disapproval of how he is handling the nation's economy and the deficit has reached new highs, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
ABC News Poll: Romney Even Against Obama In Match-Up  —  An announcement bump for Mitt Romney and a bus-tour boost for Sarah Palin put the pair atop the field for the Republican presidential nomination.  But while their primary standings are similar, their broader prospects for election look vastly different.
First Read / msnbc.com:
First Thoughts: Obama vs. the economy
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog, Salon and Gawker
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Mitt Romney's money men (and women)
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Charles Johnson: I Won't Apologize to Breitbart  —  Earlier today I noted that numerous people owed Andrew Breitbart an apology.  —  Among those people was Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs who accused Andrew Bretibart of “smearing” Weiner with “phony” accuastions.
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Andrew Breitbart / Big Government:
Déjà Vu: Another Congressman Bares Naked Torso (and More) for Online Pal
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Pawlenty to criticize Obama as ‘a champion practitioner of class warfare’  —  President Obama is a “champion practitioner of class warfare,” according to prepared remarks by GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty.  —  The former Minnesota governor is scheduled Tuesday to lay out the specifics …
Discussion: GOP 12
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Tim Pawlenty / Chicago Tribune:
A Tim Pawlenty plan for recovery
David Brooks / New York Times:
Where Wisdom Lives  —  Sometimes life presents you with a basic philosophical choice.  Americans are going to have to confront a giant one over the next several years.  —  It starts in the wonky world of Medicare.  As presently constructed, Medicare is based on an open-ended fee-for-service system.
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Daily economic briefings disappear from Obama's White House schedule  —  At some point during the first two years of his administration, President Obama stopped receiving the daily economic briefing that he requested when he took office.  —  Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs announced …
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Laura Bassett / The Huffington Post:
Louisiana Republican Aims To Overturn Roe v. Wade … The Louisiana state legislature is considering a bill that would make performing an abortion a criminal offense, including in cases of rape and incest, and that would force a woman to pay out of pocket for an abortion that is necessary to save her life.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and FrumForum
Russ Britt / MarketWatch:
Firms to cut health plans as reform starts: survey  —  30% of companies say they'll stop offering coverage  — Front Page - News Viewer - Commentary - Markets - Investing - Personal Finance - Community - Games  —  LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Once provisions of the Affordable Care Act start …
Jonathan Bernstein / Washington Post:
Santorum's 2012 launch is only the beginning of the craziness  —  So Rick Santorum has now kicked off his presidential run by claiming that Paul Ryan's plan to end Medicare as we know it didn't go far enough because it didn't also include Social Security in his crosshairs.
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Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
House Republicans propose Social Security opt-out
Discussion: Hullabaloo
BBC:
E. coli outbreak: EU proposes 150m euros to aid farmers  —  MEP Francisco Sosa-Wagner demands compensation for Spain's farmers  —  The European Commission has proposed a 150m euro (£134m; $220m) aid package to help farmers whose products have been hit by the current E. coli outbreak.
Discussion: blogs.telegraph.co.uk and Guardian
Walter Shapiro / The New Republic:
The Real McCoy  —  The most admirable thing about the current mood in the Republican party.  —  In politics, the quest for the unattainable can prompt voters to stampede in unlikely directions.  My favorite example: The opening-gun 1964 New Hampshire Republican primary was won …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Uri Friedman / The Atlantic Wire:
‘Gay Girl in Damascus’ Allegedly Kidnapped  —  As the anti-government uprising in Syria has unfolded, Syrian-American blogger Amina Abdallah has attracted readers and been noticed by The Washington Post, CNN, Time,and The Guardian for her musings on the protest movement and what it's like to be gay in Syria.
 
 
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Bruce Bartlett / Economix:
What Your Taxes Do (and Don't) Buy for You  —  Bruce Bartlett …
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
President Obama's phony accounting on the auto industry bailout
Jennifer Jacobs / Iowa Caucuses:
Five candidates sign on for Iowa tea party bus tour
Discussion: msnbc.com, Washington Wire and GOP 12
Robbie Whelan / Wall Street Journal:
Second-Mortgage Misery  —  Nearly 40% Who Borrowed Against Homes Are Underwater
Discussion: Calculated Risk
Michael Cooper / New York Times:
Courts Upend Budgets as States Look for Savings
Discussion: The BLT
Joan Biskupic / USA Today:
Senate approves Donald Verrilli as solicitor general
Discussion: Law Blog and The BLT
Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller:
Comic Chris Titus hints at assassinating Palin ‘if she gets elected president’
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
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Stephanie Saul / New York Times:
Charter Schools Tied to Turkey Grow in Texas
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Marie Diamond / ThinkProgress:
Cain Says He Would Be Ok With Appointing Gay Cabinet Members Because They Wouldn't Impose Sharia Law
The Hill:
GOP may push for two-year budget as price of debt deal
Discussion: FrumForum
The Hill:
For Obama, problem's not just the economy
Discussion: ThinkProgress and The Politico
Wall Street Journal:
Security ‘Tokens’ Take Hit
Allison Hantschel / Firedoglake:
Late Night: Death By Anecdote
Joel J. Miller / National Review:
What Sarah Palin Got Wrong — And We Did, Too
Discussion: AmSpecBlog, Ben Smith's Blog and GOP 12
 

 
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