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7:45 PM ET, April 21, 2012

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Michael Dobbs / Washington Post:
Chuck Colson dies at 80: Watergate scandal figure became an evangelist  —  View Photo Gallery — Charles W. Colson, political operative and prison ministry founder, dies at 80: The Republican political operative who boasted he would “walk over my own grandmother” to ensure the reelection …
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Tim Weiner / New York Times:
Charles W. Colson, Watergate Felon Who Became Evangelical Leader, Dies at 80  —  Charles W. Colson, who served as a political saboteur for President Richard M. Nixon, masterminded some of the dirty tricks that led to the president's downfall, then emerged from prison to become an important evangelical leader …
Discussion: National Review
Chicago News and Weather:
Suspect: I Beat Up White Man Because I Am Mad About Trayvon Martin Case  —  Maywood, Ill. - Alton L. Hayes III, a west suburban man charged with a hate crime, told police he was so upset about the Trayvon Martin case in Florida that he beat up a white man early Tuesday.
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Mark Strassmann / CBS News:
George Zimmerman's release could be imminent  —  PLAY CBS NEWS VIDEO  —  Trayvon Martin Shooting  —  (CBS News) SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was granted bond of $150,000 Friday in the death of Trayvon Martin.  Zimmerman is charged with second degree murder.
Karl / Hot Air:
PolitiFact goes to the dogs  —  PolitiFact, supposedly devoted to helping you find the truth in politics, addressed the story about Barack Obama eating a dog, quoting from his book, Dreams from My Father: … Although the heart of PolitiFact is the Truth-O-Meter, which they use …
Discussion: The Impolitic and NewsBusters.org
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Louis Jacobson / PolitiFact:
In context: Obama's comments on eating dog in Indonesia
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Orrin Hatch pushed into primary in Utah Senate race  —  Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch will face off against conservative former state Sen. Dan Liljenquist in a June primary after the six-term incumbent failed to win 60 percent of the vote at the state Republican convention on Saturday.
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Matt Canham / Salt Lake Tribune:
Hatch will go to first primary in decades, faces Liljenquist
Discussion: Hot Air and The Daily Caller
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Hatch falls just short at Utah GOP convention, will face primary
Discussion: Politico
David Barstow / New York Times:
At Wal-Mart in Mexico, a Bribe Inquiry Silenced  —  Confronted with evidence of widespread corruption in Mexico, top Wal-Mart executives focused more on damage control than on rooting out wrongdoing, an examination by The New York Times found.  —  In Mexico, Wal-Mart advertises its stores on green signs …
Investor's Business Daily:
Democrats Are Jumping Ship  —  Politics: Perhaps Democrats know something the rest of us don't about Barack Obama's political fortunes.  What else explains the increasing numbers who are openly defying the president on two key election issues?  —  The notoriously thin-skinned Obama …
Rick Pearson / Chicago Tribune:
Wisconsin Gov. Walker says he'll prevail in recall  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday he believes he won't be recalled from office in June, and that result will send a message to all politicians that “you can make the tough choices and there will be voters helping you along the way.”
Discussion: Politico and Althouse
James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
Poly Wanna Cracker?  —  Another attack on Romney predictably backfires.  —  (Best of the tube tonight: Watch us on “Hannity,” Fox News Channel, 9 p.m. ET, with a repeat showing at midnight ET.  The “Great American Panel” starts around the half-hour mark.)
Allysia Finley / Wall Street Journal:
Joel Kotkin: The Great California Exodus  —  A leading U.S. demographer and ‘Truman Democrat’ talks about what is driving the middle class out of the Golden State.  —  'California is God's best moment," says Joel Kotkin. “  It's the best place in the world to live.  ” Or at least it used to be.
Mark Steyn / National Review:
Grope and Change  —  Unlike the government of the United States, I can't claim any hands-on experience with Colombian hookers.  But I was impressed by the rates charged by Miss Dania Suarez, and even more impressed by the U.S. Secret Service's response to them.  —  Cartagena's most famous “escort” costs $800.
 
 
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Richard Dunham / blog.chron.com:
Rick Perry endorses David Dewhurst for Hutchison's Senate seat
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Under sunny skies, Obama hits the links
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
West Virginia GOP accuses Manchin of ‘cowardice’ for presidential fence sitting
Jamie Klatell / The Hill:
Obama: GOP needs to prevent doubling of student loan rates
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