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10:25 AM ET, April 27, 2012

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U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis:
National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product, 1st quarter 2012 (advance estimate)  —  Real gross domestic product — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States — increased at an annual rate of 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2012 …
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CNBC:
US Economy Grows at Tepid 2.2% Pace; Misses Estimates  —  U.S. economic growth cooled in the first quarter as businesses cut back on investment and restocked shelves at a moderate pace, but stronger demand for automobiles softened the blow.  —  Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate …
msnbc.com:
US economic growth slows in the first quarter  —  Helping out the economy.  Government data showed the U.S. economy slowed in the first quarter, but consumer spending helped soften the blow.  —  By msnbc.com staff and news wires  —  The U.S. economy grew at a slower pace in the first quarter of 2012 …
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Robert Pear / New York Times:
House Defies Veto Threat on Hacking Bill  —  WASHINGTON — Defying a veto threat from President Obama, the House on Thursday passed a bill that encourages intelligence agencies and businesses to share information about threats to computer systems, including attacks on American Web sites by hackers in China and other countries.
Discussion: CANNONFIRE, Mashable! and The Page
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Bill Plante / CBS News:
Secret Service probing foreign hard-partying allegations going back to 2000  —  (CBS News) WASHINGTON - The Secret Service sex scandal is getting wider.  —  The dispute over payment to a prostitute in Cartagena, Colombia, by a Secret Service agent has triggered new charges of hard partying and impropriety by agents around the globe.
Brendan Sasso / The Hill:
White House rejects Boehner's claim Obama wants to control the Internet
Keith Perineand Jennifer Martinez / Politico:
House passes CISPA bill
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
John Boehner doubts Marco Rubio immigration plan could pass House this year
Discussion: Daily Kos, 2012 Decoded and Colorlines
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Obama Web ad says Romney wouldn't have ordered bin Laden raid  —  President Obama's campaign is using Bill Clinton to argue Mitt Romney would not have launched the raid to capture Osama bin Laden last year.  —  The argument is being made to coincide with the one-year anniversary of bin Laden's death.
Discussion: CNN and Weasel Zippers
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The White House:
Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden on Foreign Policy at a Camapaign Event
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Death of a Fairy Tale  —  This was the month the confidence fairy died.  —  For the past two years most policy makers in Europe and many politicians and pundits in America have been in thrall to a destructive economic doctrine.  According to this doctrine, governments should respond …
E.J. Schultz / AdAge:
Anheuser-Busch Warns UFC About Fighters' Sexist, Homophobic Comments  —  Major Sponsor Threatens Action ‘If Incidents Continue’  —  Anheuser-Busch, a major sponsor of Ultimate Fighting Championship, has reprimanded the mixed-martial arts organization for remarks made by some fighters.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Nebraska battle complicates GOP effort to retake Senate  —  The Senate Republican primary in Nebraska has turned into a proxy war between conservatives and establishment Republicans that could complicate efforts to wrest control of the Senate from Democrats.
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Prairie Weather
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Toomey to replace DeMint as Senate GOP Steering Committee chairman
Discussion: Politico
Jay Cost / Weekly Standard:
Morning Jay: Obama's Standing With Swing Voters is Weak  —  On Wednesday I argued that only a tiny swath of the actual electorate - maybe 10 percent - will be up for grabs in November.  Today, I want to answer the obvious follow-up question: what are these voters thinking?
Discussion: GOP 12
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Nigel Davies / Reuters:
Spanish economy in “huge crisis” after credit downgrade  —  (Reuters) - Spain's sickly economy faces a “crisis of huge proportions”, a minister said on Friday, as unemployment hit its highest level in two decades and Standard and Poor's weighed in with a two-notch downgrade of the government's debt.
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Leigh Beadon / Techdirt:
Insanity: CISPA Just Got Way Worse, And Then Passed On Rushed Vote  —  Up until this afternoon, the final vote on CISPA was supposed to be tomorrow.  Then, abruptly, it was moved up today—and the House voted in favor of its passage with a vote of 248-168.  But that's not even the worst part.
Sean Hackbarth / FreeEnterprise.com:
EPA Official Has History of Unfair Attacks on Oil and Gas  —  Last night, Region 6 EPA Administrator Al Armendariz released an apology for comparing his agency regulating oil and gas companies to Roman centurions crucifying villagers:  —  I apologize to those I have offended and regret my poor choice of words.
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Jonathan Martin / Politico:
Why Jeb Bush doesn't want veep  —  He's the GOP vice presidential pick that Democrats fear most — a brassy choice who would likely deliver his crucial home state, boost the ticket with Hispanics and Catholics and appeal to both conservatives and independents.  —  The problem: Jeb Bush apparently doesn't want the job.
Discussion: GOP 12
Amy Davidson / News Desk:
What John Edwards Said  —  Perhaps it's a bad sign if John Edwards tells you that he loves you.  But Andrew Young, who finished his third day of testimony for the prosecution, already had pretty fair warning—he had claimed to be the father of a child that wasn't his; had his wife deposit …
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Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Judge rejects mistress's secrecy bid at John Edwards trial
Rachel Leven / The Hill:
Obama administration scraps child labor restrictions for farms  —  The Labor Department withdrew a proposed rule Thursday that would have limited the work that children can perform on farms.  —  The proposal drew heavy criticism from rural-state lawmakers and agricultural leaders …
Dan Murphy / Christian Science Monitor:
Egypt ‘necrophilia law’?  Hooey, utter hooey.  —  ‘Necrophilia law’?  Don't believe everything you read on the Internet, kids.  At least until there's like, you know, some proof.  —  Today, Egypt's state-owned Al Ahram newspaper published an opinion piece by Amr Abdul Samea …
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Daily Mail:
WTF?!?!  —  Sounds dead boring to me!  —  I don't believe …
 
 
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Shobhana Chandra / Bloomberg:
Economy in U.S. Probably Expanded as Consumer Spending Picked Up
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NDTV News:
Anti-gay propaganda bill passed in Siberia
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Jordy Yager / The Hill:
ATF: 70 percent of guns found in Mexico come from US
Discussion: JustOneMinute
ProPublica:
Broadcasters' Last-Ditch Push to Hide Political Ad Data
Maureen Ryan / The Huffington Post:
‘Parks And Recreation’ Gets Political: Amy Poehler And Mike Schur Talk Pawnee Debate Night
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Pew Research Center:
Growing Gap in Favorable Views of Federal, State Governments
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John DiStaso / unionleader.com:
Manchester's Biundo, former Santorum campaign manager, moves to key post in Rommey camp
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
Senators want to rid federal law of word ‘lunatic’
Discussion: Michelle Malkin
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
NBC's Bad Zimmerman Edit - The Non-Story Expands
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Two Republican House members say Obama misquoted them
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