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11:15 AM ET, May 4, 2009

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Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
N.Y. Times to File Notice It Will Close Boston Globe  —  The New York Times Co. said last night that it is notifying federal authorities of its plans to shut down the Boston Globe, raising the possibility that New England's most storied newspaper could cease to exist within weeks.
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Boston Globe:
As Globe closure looms, pressmen reach agreement; Guild goes home
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
Jeffrey Rosen / The New Republic:
The Case Against Sotomayor  —  Indictments of Obama's front-runner to replace Souter.  —  This is the first in a series of reports by TNR legal affairs editor Jeffrey Rosen about the strengths and weaknesses of the leading candidates on Barack Obama's Supreme Court shortlist.  —  RELATED CONTENT
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Alex Isenstadt / The Politico:
GOP turns to Bush aides for advice  —  Republicans looking to recover from Bush-era defeats are turning to an unlikely source for advice: top aides to former President George W. Bush.  —  Former White House press secretary Dana Perino, former Bush counselor Ed Gillespie …
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Joseph Curl / Washington Times:
Jeb Bush, GOP: Time to leave Reagan behind  —  Party leaders go on ‘listening tour’ with eyes on future  —  Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Saturday that it's time for the Republican Party to give up its “nostalgia” for the heyday of the Reagan era and look forward, even if it means stealing …
Rachel Martin / ABCNEWS:
Conservatives in Crisis? GOP Reaches Out
Discussion: Political Insider
Quinnipiac University:
Ridge Trails Pennsylvania's Specter By 3 Points, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; New Democratic Senator Tops Toomey By 20 Points  —  Newly-minted Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter would whip old Republican rival Pat Toomey 53 - 33 percent if the 2010 Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race were held today …
Tom LoBianco / Washington Times:
Specter: GOP priorities contributed to Kemp death  —  Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Democrat, said part of the reason he left the Republican Party last week was disillusionment with its healthcare priorities, and suggested that had the Republicans taken a more moderate track, Jack Kemp may have won his battle with cancer.
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Wall Street Journal:
Firms Face New Tax Curbs  —  Obama Plan Aims to Limit Use of Offshore Havens by Multinationals and the Wealthy  —  WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will roll out details Monday of what aides are calling a far-reaching crackdown on offshore tax avoidance, targeting …
Discussion: DailyFinance and Cato @ Liberty
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Suzanne Malveaux / CNN:   Obama tax reforms targets overseas loopholes
Philip Elliott / Associated Press:
Obama to crack down on business taxes
Discussion: CBS News and The Page
Alec MacGillis / Washington Post:
4th-Grader Questions Rice on Waterboarding  —  Ex-Secretary of State Stresses Legality  —  Days after telling students at Stanford University that waterboarding was legal “by definition if it was authorized by the president,” former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice was pressed again …
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
U.S. Options in Pakistan Limited  —  Nation Rife With Security Issues, Infighting, Anti-American Sentiment  —  As Taliban forces edged to within 60 miles of Islamabad late last month, the Obama administration urgently asked for new intelligence assessments of whether Pakistan's government would survive.
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Kamran Haider / Reuters:
Pakistan battles Taliban
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Pakistan Strife Raises U.S. Doubts on Nuclear Arms
Discussion: MSNBC
Mary Beth Sheridan / Washington Post:
Calif.'s Harman Rails Against Wiretapping That Ensnared Her  —  Rep. Jane Harman vowed yesterday to clear her name after the revelation of a wiretapped conversation in which she reportedly agreed to intervene in the federal investigation of two pro-Israel lobbyists in exchange for help in getting a coveted congressional post.
Discussion: Eschaton
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Jerusalem Post:
Gingrich: ‘Obama endangering Israel’
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Jennifer Rubin / Commentary:
Gingrich at AIPAC  —  When Newt Gingrich appears before a large …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Sarah Palin's “Revelation”  —  This is unfinished business - a news event that got swallowed up by the release of the ICRC report, the OLC Memos and the Senate Armed Services report.  But given this blog's coverage of governor Palin's various strange stories about Trig …
Marist Poll:
5/4: Paterson Approval Rating: Scraping Bottom?  —  How low can New York Governor David Paterson's job approval rating go?  Based on the latest Marist Poll numbers, it can still go lower, but not by much!  Not quite one-fifth of New York registered voters statewide — 19% …
Time:
Bush Library Raises $100 Million in 100 Days  —  George W. Bush often has said that historians will vindicate his presidency.  And since he left office, he's moving fast to give them the tools.  —  Longtime financial backers of the 43rd president have raised more than $100 million …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Falling Wage Syndrome  —  Wages are falling all across America.  —  Some of the wage cuts, like the givebacks by Chrysler workers, are the price of federal aid.  Others, like the tentative agreement on a salary cut here at The Times, are the result of discussions between employers and their union employees.
Shailagh Murray / Washington Post:
Proposals Would Transform College Aid  —  Obama Plan to Expand Federal Control of Lending Includes Creating Entitlement  —  President Obama's health-care goals may be garnering attention, but his higher-education proposals are no less ambitious.  —  If adopted, they could transform …
Discussion: Corrente
Francesco Guerrera / Financial Times:
BofA and Citi in last push on stress tests  —  Citigroup and Bank of America are working on plans to raise more than $10bn each in fresh capital, even as they launch last-ditch attempts to convince the US government they do not need to bolster their balance sheets.
 
 
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Patricia Lopez / Minneapolis Star Tribune:
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CBS News:
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Hartford Courant:
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Wall Street Journal:
Nomination Tests Antilobbyist Policy
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Forbes:
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Fiat Steps Up Plans for Opel
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David Catanese / The Politico:
Ariz. activist wants to dethrone McCain
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
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Ancient tsunami may have hit New York City
Discussion: Moe Lane
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Baucus bill portends Dem fight over Cuba
Discussion: The Politico
Jim Snyder / The Hill:
Deal on climate bill remains elusive
Discussion: The Politico