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1:35 PM ET, February 10, 2013

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Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Lindsey Graham To Place Hold On National Security Nominees Over Benghazi Attacks  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is threatening to place a hold on key administration national security nominations unless President Obama explains how the White House reacted to the Benghazi attacks and who …
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CNN:
Graham vows to block nominations unless White House more forthcoming  —  Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama's nominees for secretary of defense and CIA director could be held up by Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham unless the White House provides more information about its response …
Discussion: Politico
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Pelosi: ‘Almost a false argument’ to say US has spending problem  —  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that the looming sequestration is “a bad idea all around” and called for a balance of spending cuts and closing tax loopholes in order to avoid it.
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
After ignoring unemployment, Obama seeks to convince Americans it's his top priority … White House spinners are working furiously in the final 72 hours before President Obama's State of the Union speech.  Their job: convince the recession-scarred American public that economic recovery …
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Scott Wilson / Washington Post:
In State of the Union, Obama to return to jobs and the economy
Discussion: The Hill, Taylor Marsh and The Reaction
Brent Baker / NewsBusters blogs:
Parody or Does She Believe It?  CNN Anchor Blames Asteroid on Global Warming  —  CNN anchor Deb Feyerick asked Saturday afternoon if an approaching asteroid, which will pass by Earth on February 15, “is an example of, perhaps, global warming?”  —  Moments earlier, before an ad break …
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
CNN Panel: Was Doctor's Conservative Speech In Front Of Obama ‘Offensive,’ ‘Inappropriate’?  —  Dr. Benjamin Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, raised a number of political eyebrows in Washington this week when he took to a stage he shared with President Barack Obama …
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Zack Beauchamp / ThinkProgress:
California Democrats Propose Strictest Gun Regulations In The Nation  —  Thursday afternoon, a group of California Senate Democrats rolled out a legislative package that would create what would likely be the tightest gun regulation system in the nation, ranging from sweeping prohibitions …
Associated Press:
Cheney blasts “second-rate” Obama nominees  —  Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday night that President Barack Obama has jeopardized U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and by degrading the U.S. military.
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
Many 2011 federal budget cuts had little real-world effect  —  Video: You've heard the word “sequester” mentioned by politicians a lot lately.  The Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe explains what the term means, and why it matters.  —  Late on the night of April 8, 2011, Washington's leaders announced …
Discussion: Free exchange and Booman Tribune
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
McCain Goes After Conservative Opponents Of Immigration Reform: ‘What Do You Want To Do?’  —  During an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) responded to critics of the bipartisan immigration principles developed by eight senators and pushed back against conservatives who argue …
Discussion: The Raw Story
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Cantor: Initial efforts on immigration reform should focus on children  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said Sunday that Congress should begin to address immigration reform by looking at legislation to legalize those brought to the U.S. children.  —  “The best place to begin I think is with the children.
Discussion: Politico
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Obama's Turn in Bush's Bind  —  WASHINGTON — If President Obama tuned in to the past week's bracing debate on Capitol Hill about terrorism, executive power, secrecy and due process, he might have recognized the arguments his critics were making: He once made some of them himself.
Justin Sink / The Hill:
GOP Rep. Cole: ‘Absolutely’ no new tax revenues in sequester replacement  —  Deputy Majority Whip Tom Cole (R-Okla.) said Sunday that House Republicans would “absolutely” not accept new revenues as part of a deal to avoid the $85 billion in automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect in three weeks.
Discussion: Politico
 
 
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