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4:35 PM ET, March 2, 2012

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Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Rush Limbaugh Advertiser Sleep Train Pulls Commercials In Wake Of Sandra Fluke ‘Slut’ Firestorm … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Rush Limbaugh, Rush Limbaugh Sandra Fluke, Rush Limbaugh Sandra Fluke Slut, Rush Limbaugh Sleep Train, Sleep Train, Sleep Train Rush Limbaugh, Slidepollajax, Media News
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Seung Min Kim / Politico:
John Boehner: Rush Limbaugh ‘slut’ remark ‘inappropriate’  —  Speaker John Boehner on Friday denounced radio host Rush Limbaugh's “slut” remarks aimed at Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke, but the Ohio Republican also jabbed at Democrats who have been fundraising off the fracas.
Mj Lee / Politico:
Obama calls Sandra Fluke, student dissed by Rush Limbaugh  —  President Barack Obama on Friday phoned the Georgetown University law student who was called a “slut” by Rush Limbaugh to find out if she's OK.  —  “He encouraged me and supported me and thanked me for speaking out about the concerns …
Rush Limbaugh:
Left Freaks Out Over My Fluke Remarks  —  RUSH: Oh, yeah, I'm gonna deal with this.  I'm gonna deal with it.  I think this is hilarious.  Absolutely hilarious.  The left has been thrown into an outright conniption fit!  This is “phony soldiers” times ten. Oh, ten times worse than phony soldiers.
Erick Erickson / Erick's blog:
Does Carly Fiorina Just Not Get It?  —  Carly Fiorina is offended by Rush Limbaugh's comments on Georgetown Law School student Sandra Fluke, who testified before Congress that she wants the American taxpayers to subsidize her sexual proclivities.  —  We should be insulted with Fluke, but Fiorina is insulted by Limbaugh.
Michael O'Brien / msnbc.com:
President Obama calls Georgetown student Fluke  —  The Georgetown University law student reacts to Rush Limbaugh's comments and reveals that President Barack Obama called her offering encouragement, support and thanking her for speaking out for women's rights.  —  By Michael O'Brien, msnbc.com
Just a Grunt / Jammie Wearing Fools:
Sandra Fluke's Appearance Is No Fluke  —  For me the interesting part of the story is the ever-evolving “coed”.  I put that in quotes because in the beginning she was described as a Georgetown law student.  It was then revealed that prior to attending Georgetown she was an active women's right advocate.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Tim Mak / Politico:
Carly Fiorina: Limbaugh ‘insulting’  —  Carly Fiorina, National Republican Senatorial Committee Vice-Chairman, on Friday condemned Rush Limbaugh for calling college student Sandra Fluke a “slut.”  —  “That language is insulting, in my opinion.  It's incendiary and most of all, it's a distraction.
John Boehner / CNN:
TRENDING: First on CNN: Boehner hits Limbaugh's comments as ‘inappropriate’
Discussion: Daily Kos
Faiz Shakir / ThinkProgress:
Second Advertiser Pulls Out From Limbaugh
Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic Online:
Obama to Iran and Israel: 'As President of the United States, I Don't Bluff'  —  Dismissing a strategy of “containment” as unworkable, the president tells me it's “unacceptable” for the Islamic Republic of Iran to have a nuclear weapon.  —  At the White House on Monday …
Quinnipiac University:
Ohio GOP Race Going Down To The Wire, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Santorum At 35% To Romney's 31%  —  The Republican presidential face-off in Ohio is too close to call as former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has 35 percent of likely Republican primary voters to former Massachusetts …
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Bob Dole / CNN:
Santorum lumps McCain, Dole, H.W. Bush into losing clan of GOP moderates
msnbc.com:
First Thoughts: It's good to be the incumbent president
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Washington Wire
Thomas Schaller / Salon:
Same sex, opposite impact  —  Marriage equality always seemed a losing issue for the left.  That's all changed.  Just ask Ken Mehlman  —  Rep. Anne Kaiser, D-Montgomery, an openly gay member of the Maryland General Assembly, holds Natalie Vincent, 10 months, the daughter of a member …
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Paul Waldman / American Prospect:
Ken Mehlman's Regrets
Discussion: The Maddow Blog
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Four Fiscal Phonies  —  Mitt Romney is very concerned about budget deficits.  Or at least that's what he says; he likes to warn that President Obama's deficits are leading us toward a “Greece-style collapse.”  —  So why is Mr. Romney offering a budget proposal that would lead to much larger debt …
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James Pethokoukis / The Enterprise Blog:
Why Obama might raise taxes on the middle class if he's reelected
Discussion: Hot Air and protein wisdom
Noam Scheiber / The Daily Beast:
In Second Term, What Will Obama Do About Bush Tax Cuts?
Tim Mak / Politico:
George Will: Take Congress, not White House  —  Columnist George Will says the 2012 presidential race looks like it might be a lost cause for Republicans and believes that the primary goal of conservatives should be to retain control of the House and win the Senate so Congress …
Detroit Free Press:
Volt production on hold for 5 weeks  —  General Motors has told 1,300 employees at its Detroit Hamtramck that they will be temporarily laid off for five weeks as the company halts production of the Chevrolet Volt and its European counterpart, the Opel Ampera.
Zeke Miller / BuzzFeed:
Jon Huntsman Dropped From RNC Event For “Third Party” Call  —  Will this teach him a lesson?  Or push him toward a third-party bid?  —  Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman departs the stage after announcing the suspension of his 2012 presidential bid in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, January 16, 2012.
Discussion: GOP 12 and Business Insider
Matt Labash / Weekly Standard:
Breitbart's Last Laugh  —  I woke up this morning to about ten emails from journalist friends asking if our mutual friend, Andrew Breitbart, was really dead.  “Really” was the operative word.  Some meant it in the traditional sense: Is it possible for the human inferno that Breitbart resembled …
Mark Stiemann / The Behavioral Economy:
Gallup's Unadjusted Unemployment Data Suggest Increase in BLS Adjusted Figure  —  Gallup finds U.S. unemployment, as measured without seasonal adjustment, to be 9.1% in February, based on almost 30,000 interviews with a random sample of Americans.  When Gallup applies the .5-percentage-point …
Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed:
John Kerry Doesn't Think He's Anything Like Mitt Romney  —  Rejects the premise that he and another wealthy politician from Massachusetts might have had similar difficulties in their presidential bids.  —  (Getty Images / Win McNamee)  —  Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts rejected …
Discussion: GOP 12 and Wonkette
Perry Stein / The New Republic:
Why Do Cats Run the Internet?  A Scientific Explanation  —  Cats may not be man's best friend, but they're arguably something even better: man's key to instant Internet pageviews.  It's a long-established fact that Internet content—whether it's a cutesy video, a photoshopped inside joke …
 
 
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Penny Starr / CNSNews:
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Russell Berman / Ballot Box:
Top Dem on House Approps committee announces retirement
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Harry Reid hits the trifecta: Hello, Bob Kerrey; farewell, Olympia Snowe; goodbye, Senate GOP war against women
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