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4:25 PM ET, December 10, 2012

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James Hohmann / Politico:
Battleground Poll: Hike taxes on rich  —  An American appetite for tax hikes gives President Barack Obama leverage in fiscal cliff negotiations.  —  A new POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Poll finds that 60 percent of respondents support raising taxes on households that earn …
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Politico:
Democratic poll analysis: Reflecting on 2012 and looking ahead
Discussion: The Fix and Mediaite
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
The Journal's Tax Advice
John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal:
Both Parties Divided Over GOP ‘Cliff’ Idea
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
James Hohmann / Politico:
Battleground Poll: Most back path to citizenship
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Colbert tops SC voters' Senate wish list  —  Nikki Haley is one of the most unpopular Governors in the country.  Only 42% of voters approve of the job she's doing to 49% who disapprove.  Out of 43 sitting Governors PPP has polled on, that ranks her 35th in popularity.
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Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Colbert is top pick to replace DeMint  —  Talk show host Stephen Colbert is South Carolina voters' preferred candidate to replace Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), according to a new poll by the Democratic Public Policy Polling.  —  The Comedy Central host, who's openly lobbied for the seat …
Discussion: Politico and CNN
Kevin Robillard / Politico:   PPP: South Carolina voters want Stephen Colbert
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Obama Expected To Weigh In On Michigan Right-To-Work Battle In Detroit Speech … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Barack Obama , Barack Obama , Video, Barack Obama Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder, Obama Michigan, Obama Right To Work, Rick Snyder, Rick Snyder Right To Work, Michigan, Michigan Right To Work …
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Detroit Free Press:
Daimler to announce $100 million investment during Obama visit today
Robert Costa / National Review:
Boehner's Biggest Threat  —  Should a debt deal go sour, the buzz is that Tom Price, a 58-year-old physician from Georgia, may challenge John Boehner for the speaker's gavel.  —  “Price is the person we're all watching,” says an aide close to House leadership.  “We know he's frustrated, but we don't know much else.”
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Ian Swanson / The Hill:
Rep. Price won't challenge Boehner
Discussion: National Review
Daily Mail:
The moment Obama shook hands with the rapper who sang ‘kill those f****** Yankees’: Outrage as Gangnam sensation Psy performs for President at charity concert  —  President Barack Obama has been pictured shaking hands with a South Korean rapper who sang about wanting to kill American soldiers.
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Caitlin McDevitt / Associated Press:
Obama meets Psy
Discussion: CNN
Politico:
RNC launches official review on 2012 election (Updated)  —  The Republican National Committee is rolling out a plan to review what worked and what didn't for the party in the 2012 cycle, appointing five people at the top of a committee that will make recommendations on things like demographics, messaging and fundraising.
Discussion: BuzzFeed, CNN and First Read
Byron Tau / Politico:
Intelligence community: U.S. out as sole superpower by 2030  —  A new report by the intelligence community projects that the United States will no longer be the world's only superpower by 2030.  —  “In terms of the indices of overall power - GDP, population size, military spending …
The Boston Globe:
As a watchdog, she spoke out.  But in the Senate, the establishment critic is showing restraint.  —  Elizabeth Warren is resigning the tenured post at Harvard Law School that took her 30 years to achieve.  She has met privately with her former opponent, Scott Brown, who addressed her as professor instead of senator-elect.
Michael Giltz / The Huffington Post:
Exclusive: PR Guru Behind Fake Fox News “Study” Speaks Up  —  A fake study claiming conservative viewers of FOX News were significantly dumber than conservatives who didn't watch FOX News spread through the internet like wildfire, even though the briefest of attention to the details …
Frank Newport / Gallup:
Americans Want Federal Gov't Out of State Marijuana Laws  —  Overall support for legalizing marijuana use is split  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Sixty-four percent of Americans are against the federal government's taking steps to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in states where marijuana is legal.
David Sirota / Salon:
Karl Rove won't surrender race card  —  The disgusting racial codes in his super PAC's new ad suggest the GOP will never stop pitting us against each other  —  Lee Atwater's claim to fame was his pioneering use of racially divisive imagery in political messages that, superficially, didn't seem to be about race at all.
MyNorthwest.com:
2 Dems to work with GOP to control state Senate  —  OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Two Democrats in the Washington state Senate abandoned their caucus Monday, vowing to work with Republicans to control the chamber and push conservative budgeting principles.  —  Democratic Sens. Rodney Tom of Bellevue …
Discussion: Post Politics
Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
Where things really stand in the fiscal cliff negotiations  —  For the White House, the key to any deal is tax revenues — delivered at least partly through higher rates — and a long-term solution to the debt ceiling.  Additionally, any big deal will have to include some stimulus …
vicpolicenews.com.au:
Police concerned with Apple iOS 6 mapping system  —  Mildura Police are urging motorists to be careful when relying on the mapping system on the Apple i-phones operating on the iOS 6 system after a number of motorists were directed off the beaten track in recent weeks.
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
McCain to join Foreign Relations Committee just before Sec State hearing  —  MANAMA - The committee that will soon vet the next secretary of state will have a new Republican heavyweight next year: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the man leading the charge against potential nominee U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice.
 
 
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Bill Maher / HBO:
Authentic Is the New Slimy
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Alexandra Jaffe / Ballot Box:
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Linda Hirshman / The New Republic:
Gay Rights Gets a Brown v. Board—If It Doesn't Backfire
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Lindsey Graham: Debt Ceiling Will Force Obama To Man Up On Medicare Cuts
William Yardley / New York Times:
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