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8:00 PM ET, April 9, 2012

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CNN:
Romney: I speak with Gingrich more than Santorum  —  (CNN) - Mitt Romney, making a post-Easter appearance on the radio show of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, said he was in touch with rival Newt Gingrich more often than Rick Santorum, despite Santorum's advantage in the delegate count.
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Washington Post:
Why Ron Paul matters more than Newt Gingrich
David Axelrod / CNN:
TRENDING: Grassley calls Obama ‘stupid’ on Twitter
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
Obama levels straight shots at Supreme Court and Ryan budget
Discussion: msnbc.com and Daily Kos
Dylan Byersand Mj Lee / Politico:
Mike Huckabee opens up on Obama
Discussion: Riehl World View
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Hoopster In Chief Puts Own Image on Ball  —  Using a special basketball festooned with his own image, President Obama shot some hoop today with former NBA players, Harlem Globetrotters and kids attending the White House Easter Egg Hunt.  —  The “Shoot for Strength” activity took place …
Discussion: Mediaite and HotAirPundit
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Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Obama misses 7 baskets before he makes one  —  President Obama was determined to sink a basket Monday morning as he took shots on the basketball court at the White House Easter Egg Roll.  —  He was -for-3 early on as he took shots with some pros and Harlem Globetrotters players gathered …
Discussion: The POH Diaries and Weasel Zippers
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Gay Couple Makes Case For Nondiscrimination Order At White House Egg Roll
Discussion: Poliglot and Towleroad News #gay
BuzzFeed:
It's “Game On” In Chicago  —  One year in, the Obama campaign unleashes itself on America.  Confident, cool, digitally dynamic.  But are they getting cocky?  —  Amy Sly for BuzzFeed  —  CHICAGO, Ill. — On the evening of April 4, campaign manager Jim Messina gathered more than 300 staffers …
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Andrew Stiles / Washington Free Beacon:
Minority Report  —  A photo of Obama's “army” originally posted …
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Obama campaign: Romney ‘looks out for people just like him’
Discussion: Reuters
Associated Press:
Special prosecutor: Won't take Trayvon Martin death to grand jury, still investigating  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Special prosecutor Angela Corey said Monday she will not take the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury.  —  Corey said she continues to investigate the case and will not involve …
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Orlando Sentinel:
Trayvon Martin: Police department shut down to public
Discussion: Guardian, Daily Kos and Mediaite
Mark Judge / The Daily Caller:
The end of my white guilt  —  My white guilt died on Good Friday, April 6, 2012.  That was the day my bike got stolen.  —  I was at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., for the Stations of the Cross — the pre-Easter Catholic ritual of recounting the events …
BuzzFeed:
Why The Supreme Court Will Overturn ObamaCare  —  A fantasy mansion, and a locked room.  —  Via: Shutterstock.com  —  A conservative lawyer explained the logic for overturning ObamaCare as lucidly as I've heard, and on the condition of anonymity.  —  “The court is going to find …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Ezra Klein
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Helping the Poor is Now Apparently Anti-Bible  —  I see that fellow Orange Countian Rick Warren — he of Saddleback megachurch and Purpose Driven Life fame — is in the news again.  He was on ABC's This Week yesterday, and Jake Tapper asked him what he thought about President Obama's suggestion that God tells us to
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Sonia Sotomayor Is Our Country's First Disabled Supreme Court Justice  —  Over at the Plum Line, Jonathan Bernstein riffs off a White House infographic on judicial appointments to remind us that although the Senate has been pretty obstructionist when it comes to confirming judges …
Sam Baker / The Hill:
White House has diverted $500M to IRS to implement healthcare law  —  The Obama administration is quietly diverting roughly $500 million to the IRS to help implement the president's healthcare law.  —  The money is only part of the IRS's total implementation spending, and it is being provided outside the normal appropriations process.
Travis Waldron / ThinkProgress:
Wisconsin State Senator Says Women Are Paid Less Because ‘Money Is More Important For Men’  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly repealed his state's equal pay law last week, a decision that will make it harder for victims of wage discrimination to sue for lost earnings and back wages.
Brendan Smialowski / Rolling Stone:
Why Obama's JOBS Act Couldn't Suck Worse  —  Boy, do I feel like an idiot.  I've been out there on radio and TV in the last few months saying that I thought there was a chance Barack Obama was listening to the popular anger against Wall Street that drove the Occupy movement …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Gullible Center  —  So, can we talk about the Paul Ryan phenomenon?  —  And yes, I mean the phenomenon, not the man.  Mr. Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee and the principal author of the last two Congressional Republican budget proposals, isn't especially interesting.
BREITBART.COM:
O'KEEFE VOTER FRAUD INVESTIGATION: YOUNG MAN OFFERED HOLDER'S BALLOT  —  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has declared that there is no proof that in-person voter fraud is a problem.  He's about to see proof that even he can't deny.  —  In a new video provided to Breitbart.com …
Jared Bernstein / On the Economy:
WaPo WAY Off on Social Security  —  I was about to go after Robert Samuelson's terribly misleading attack on Social Security this AM—it has become welfare!...FDR would hate it!—when it occurred to me that this is just the type of spurious attack the drives Dean Baker nuts …
Discussion: Paul Krugman
Chris Geidner / Poliglot:
Obama Campaign Weighs in to Oppose Minnesota Marriage Amendment  —  The Obama campaign has announced its opposition to the marriage amendment that will be on the November ballot in Minnesota that would restrict marriage only to opposite-sex couples there, echoing a theme from its earlier opposition …
Mj Lee / Politico:
Herman Cain to Mitt Romney: Pick Allen West for vice president  —  Herman Cain is calling on Mitt Romney to name Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) his vice presidential nominee.  —  Asked on the “Steve Gill Show” on Monday who he would recommend if Romney were to come to him for advice on the running mate decision …
Geoffrey Kabaservice / The New Republic:
How Democrats Are Complicit in the Republican War Against Women  —  The Republican Party's alleged “war” against women is fast emerging as a major trope of the 2012 elections.  And the charge is largely true: As the GOP has become increasingly conservative, so too has it become increasingly hostile …
Jonathan Gurwitz / The Arena:
Dewhurst's 'daddy's money'  —  FreedomWorks is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(4) organization that fights for “for less government, lower taxes, and more freedom.”  The non-profit advocacy group and its associated political action committee made a big splash in the 2010 midterm elections …
Discussion: Politico and Trail Blazers Blog
Walter Russell Mead / Wall Street Journal:
The Myth of America's Decline  —  Washington now has added China, India, Brazil and Turkey to its speed-dial, along with Europe and Japan.  But it will remain the chairman of a larger board.  —  The world balance of power is changing.  Countries like China, India, Turkey and Brazil are heard …
Discussion: National Review and Via Meadia
JorgeMSU / CBS Detroit:
President Obama's $1 Million Pizza Party In Detroit!  —  CBS 62  —  President Barack Obama is coming to the Motor City for a $1 million pizza party being thrown for him compliments of Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars' founders Mike and Marian Ilitch.
Philip Kitcher / Opinionator:
The Taint of ‘Social Darwinism’  —  Given the well-known Republican antipathy to evolution, President Obama's recent description of the Republican budget as an example of “social Darwinism” may be a canny piece of political labeling.  In the interests of historical accuracy, however …
CBS News:
“Face the Nation” transcript: April 8, 2012  —  CARDINAL TIMOTHY DOLAN: No, I don't think so at all.  I think— I think politics, just like business, just like education, just like art, just like culture, only benefits when— when— when religion, when morals, when faith has a place there.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Campaign 2012
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Missouri Legislator Posts Photo Comparing Same-Sex Marriage To ‘Legalized Perversion’  —  Donna Lichtenegger, a Missouri Legislator, has posted a translation guide that characterizes same-sex marriage as “legalized perversion” and a “multicultural community” as a “high-crime area” on her Facebook profile.
Discussion: BuzzFeed
 
 
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Brian Stelter / New York Times:
F.C.C. Pushes for Web Site on TV Political Ad Spending
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Daily Caller
Jon Bershad / Mediaite:
Rush Limbaugh: If There Is A War On Women, Obama Is The Generalissimo
Annie-Rose Strasser / ThinkProgress:
Confused McConnell Thinks Female GOP Senators Agree With Him That There Is No ‘War On Women’
Associated Press:
Ahead of nuclear talks, Iran floats compromise
Daily Mail:
Toddler on Easter egg hunt stumbles on live GRENADE... which has to be blown up by bomb squad
Yves Smith / naked capitalism:
Judge Rules Wells Fargo Engages in “Reprehensible,” …
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Globe and Mail:
U.S. Navy deploys second aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran
Discussion: Firedoglake and ThinkProgress
Billy Hallowell / TheBlaze.com:
REV. WRIGHT UNLEASHED: ‘WHITE SUPREMACY’ …
Josh Lederman / Ballot Box:
Warren raises $6.9M, doubling Scott Brown
Discussion: Taylor Marsh, Politico and CNN
Rob Crilly / blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
In Pakistan: your moustache or your life
Discussion: Jihad Watch and Weasel Zippers
Stephen J. Rose / The Atlantic Online:
How We Spend  —  And what that tells us about the economy
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
 

 
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Evan Smith / The Texas Tribune:
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