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12:25 PM ET, May 30, 2012

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Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
Romney's birth certificate evokes his father's controversy  —  (Reuters) - Finally, there is definitive proof: The presidential candidate was born in the United States, and his father was not.  —  Yes, Republican Mitt Romney appears eligible to be president, according to a copy …
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Mike Allenand Jim Vandehei / Reuters:
GOP groups plan record $1 billion blitz  —  Republican super PACs and other outside groups shaped by a loose network of prominent conservatives - including Karl Rove, the Koch brothers and Tom Donohue of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - plan to spend roughly $1 billion on November's elections …
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
A new conspiracy theory: Is Romney a unicorn?  —  The time has come for Mitt Romney to prove it once and for all: Is he or is he not a unicorn?  —  Let me stipulate that I have no proof that Romney is a unicorn, and indeed I want to believe that he is not.
Ed Andrieski / ABCNEWS:
Obama Campaign Mounts New Assault on Romney's Record as Massachusetts Governor  —  The Obama campaign is opening a new front in its war against GOP rival Mitt Romney, ABC News has learned, with planned attacks to begin this week on Romney's record as governor of Massachusetts and the campaign promises Democrats say he left unfulfilled.
Ashley Parker / New York Times:
Romney, on His Big Day, Finds Himself Upstaged
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Planned Parenthood Ads to Target Romney
Doug Powers / Michelle Malkin:
Jay Carney: Jobs lost under private equity bad, jobs lost under public equity not so bad
Donald Trump / CNN:
TRENDING: Blitzer and Trump go at it over Trump's ‘birther’ claims
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
President Obama Causes Outrage with Reference to ‘Polish Death Camp’  —  Poles and Polish-Americans expressed outrage today at President Obama's reference earlier to “a Polish death camp” — as opposed to a Nazi death camp in German-occupied Poland.  —  “The White House will apologize …
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Agence France Presse:
Obama Nazi death camp gaffe ‘hurt all Poles’: PM  —  Poland's prime minister said Wednesday that remarks by President Barack Obama erroneously identifying a Nazi death camp as Polish had hurt all Poles and he expected more from the US than “regret”.  —  “I am convinced that our American friends …
premier.gov.pl:
Prime Minister Donald Tusk's statement on the words of United States President Barack Obama  —  The words uttered yesterday by the President of the United States Barack Obama concerning “Polish death camps” touched all Poles.  We always react in the same way when ignorance, lack of knowledge …
Discussion: ABCNEWS, Weasel Zippers and msnbc.com
Nile Gardiner / blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Barack Obama has insulted 38 million Poles with his crass and ignorant ‘Polish death camp’ remark  —  President Obama has a long track record of insulting the Poles.  In 2010 he chose to play golf on the day of the funeral of the Polish President Lech Kaczynski, the Polish First Lady …
Lachlan Markay / The Heritage Foundation:
Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Democratic Socialists of America Chair
BuzzFeed:
Poles Demand Obama Apology For “Polish Death Camps” Comment
BuzzFeed:
President Obama, Polish Tabloid Cover Boy
Discussion: The Caucus and Mediaite
Nancy Benac / Associated Press:
White House: Obama misspoke on ‘Polish death camp’
premier.gov.pl:
Prime Minister on President Obama's speech
The White House:
Remarks by the President at Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony
Patterico's Pontifications:
Aaron Walker Arrested for Blogging?  Clearing Some of the Fog Surrounding Today's Litigation  —  Well, partially dispelling.  —  Aaron Walker (aka Worthing) was arrested today in a Maryland courtroom.  Several days ago, convicted bomber and perjurer Brett Kimberlin had obtained a …
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David Hogberg / Capital Hill:
IBD At Kimberlin Hearing: Walker Handcuffed, 1st Amendment Muzzled  —  With all of the attention surrounding Brett Kimberlin, I attended Tuesday's hearing in his “peace order” vs. Aaron Walker in the District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County.  In the end, the judge granted Kimberlin's peace order …
Artur Davis / Official Artur Davis:
A Response to Political Rumors  —  While I've gone to great lengths to keep this website a forum for ideas, and not a personal forum, I should say something about the various stories regarding my political future in Virginia, the state that has been my primary home since late December 2010.
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Caroline May / The Daily Caller:
Penn. Democratic leader defects to GOP, cites Catholic faith as reason
Discussion: Moe Lane and 2.0: The Blogmocracy
Julia Duin / Washington Post:
Serpent-handling pastor profiled earlier in Washington Post dies from rattlesnake bite  —  Mack Wolford, a flamboyant Pentecostal pastor from West Virginia whose serpent-handling talents were profiled last November in The Washington Post Magazine , hoped the outdoor service he had planned …
David Catanese / Politico:
Texas Senate primary: Ted Cruz, David Dewhurst head to runoff  —  The Texas Senate race will go another round.  —  Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst failed to capture the 50 percent necessary to win the Republican nomination Tuesday, forcing him into an unpredictable nine week run-off campaign …
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Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Ted Cruz forces runoff against David Dewhurst in Texas Senate race
Discussion: Lawrence Person's …
Byron York / Campaign 2012:
Team Romney: Not gonna play repudiation game  —  Mitt Romney's refusal to repudiate Donald Trump sends a signal, both to Democrats and the voting public: With the nation's future at stake in this November's election, Romney will not accommodate calls that he disown supporters who make ill-considered …
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John Nolte / BREITBART.COM:
MEDIA TIES ROMNEY TO TRUMP, IGNORES OBAMA-SHARPTON CONNECTION
Investor's Business Daily:
A No Confidence Vote For Obamanomics  —  Economy: Consumer confidence took a “surprise” tumble in May, as home prices hit 10-year lows.  Tell us again why economists keep calling bad economic news about Obama's so-called recovery “unexpected”?  —  Analysts had predicted …
Discussion: Randy's Roundtable
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Adam Harrington / CBS Chicago:
Downstate Lawmaker Screams, Throws Papers Over Pension Reform Bill  —  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — A downstate lawmaker screamed, yelled and threw papers Tuesday, as he expressed frustration about the Democrat-led plan to overhaul the state pension system.  —  A state House pension reform bill endorsed …
Discussion: The Raw Story
Washington Examiner:
Are Obama's campaign aides fooling themselves?  —  David Axelrod attends Gala Benefit For Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago With Sarah Jessica Parker And Harry Connick Jr on April 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Ann and Robert H. Lurie Hospital of Chicago)
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
In Florida, Scott Administration Vows To Accelerate Voter Purge: ‘There Will Be More Names’  —  The massive voter purge order by Governor Rick Scott in Florida has been plagued with errors, resulting in election officials notifying hundreds of eligible U.S. citizens that they are ineligible to vote.
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Amy Sherman / Tampa Bay Times:
Florida Democrats say Gov. Rick Scott leading ‘misguided’ effort to purge voters from state rolls
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Joe. My. God.
Peter Whoriskey / Ezra Klein:
Job recovery is scant for Americans in prime working years  —  The proportion of Americans in their prime working years who have jobs is smaller than it has been at any time in the 23 years before the recession, according to federal statistics, reflecting the profound and lasting effects …
 
 
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Romney iPhone app misspells ‘America’ to Web's delight
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Chris Edwards / Cato Institute:
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Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Michelle Obama Remains Popular in U.S.
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Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
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Tonda MacCharles / Toronto Star:
Second body part discovered in Ottawa after severed foot sent to Conservative party headquarters
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Nick Squires / Telegraph:
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg left no tip after Rome lunch
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Doc Watson, Folk Musician, Dies at 89
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