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10:00 AM ET, June 26, 2009

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TMZ.com:
Michael Jackson Dies  —  We've just learned Michael Jackson has died.  He was 50.  —  Michael suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this afternoon and paramedics were unable to revive him.  We're told when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they never got a pulse back.
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Shelby Grad / L.A. Now:
Michael Jackson is dead [Updated]  —  Latest news: Pop star Michael Jackson dead at 50  —  Pop star Michael Jackson was pronounced dead today after paramedics found him in a coma at his Bel-Air mansion, city and law enforcement sources told The Times.  —  Los Angeles Fire Department …
New York Times:
Michael Jackson, 50, Is Dead  —  This post is written by Brooks Barnes in Los Angeles and Ben Sisario and Brian Stelter in New York.  —  Quincy Jones Reacts |  7:06 p.m. “I am absolutely devastated at this tragic and unexpected news,” the music producer Quincy Jones said in a statement read by MSNBC.
CNN:
Reports: Michael Jackson has died  —  (CNN) — Entertainer Michael Jackson has died after being taken to a hospital on Thursday after suffering cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports including the Los Angeles Times and the Associated Press.  CNN has not confirmed his death.
Discussion: The Reaction
Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
Some Quick Thoughts on Michael Jackson  —  Generally speaking, I'm a believer in the rule that we should not speak ill of the dead.  Or at least we should wait a decent interval before doing so (if we never spoke ill of the dead, history would be meaningless).
Discussion: Samizdata.net
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Media Matters for America:
Limbaugh suggests Obama may be catalyst for Sanford's affair  —  From the June 25 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:  —  Please upgrade your flash player.  The video for this item requires a newer version of Flash Player.  If you are unable to install flash you can download a QuickTime version of the video.
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Chris Orr / The New Republic:
Limbaugh to GOP: ‘Screw it’
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Not Enough Audacity  —  When it comes to domestic policy, there are two Barack Obamas.  —  On one side there's Barack the Policy Wonk, whose command of the issues — and ability to explain those issues in plain English — is a joy to behold.  —  But on the other side there's Barack the Post-Partisan …
The Hill:
Obey, Waters in noisy floor fight  —  Two Democrats got into a verbal altercation — and according to one a physical one — on the floor of the House on Thursday night over an appropriations earmark one was seeking.  —  After the House floor had largely cleared following a series of votes …
Discussion: The Politico, YID With LID and Hot Air
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Specter: Schumer Has It Right On The Public Option  —  Speaking moments ago to a large and animated crowd of union organizers and health reform advocates in a brewing house just North of the Capitol, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) said he supports a public insurance option.
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Cap and trade vote today, complete with AP spin; Update: 300-page, last-minute amendment  —  In pre-Norman England, King Canute once had his bearers carry him to the sea, where he ordered the ocean to recede.  Often this story is told to indict Canute for having delusions of grandeur …
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Wall Street Journal:
The Climate Change Climate Change  —  The number of skeptics is swelling everywhere.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  Steve Fielding recently asked the Obama administration to reassure him on the science of man-made global warming.  When the administration proved unhelpful …
Discussion: A Blog For All
Gary Schmitt / The Enterprise Blog:
The Not-so-beautiful Game  —  Yesterday, in what might be one of most stunning upsets ever, the U.S. men's soccer team beat Spain 2-0.  In doing so, the U.S. team beat the top-ranked national team in the world, ended Spain's record-setting unbeaten streak of 35 games, and put the Americans …
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:   Neocons Bemoan USA Soccer Victory
Spectator:
The Never-Ending Neoconservative War On Soccer
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Bernie Becker / The Caucus:
Joint Gore-Pelosi Event on Climate Change Canceled
Discussion: Swampland
Paul J. Nyden / sundaygazettemail.com:
Rockefeller wants to cut private health insurance influence  —  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., dates his concerns about health care back to 1964, when he first moved to West Virginia as a VISTA volunteer.  —  “The town of Emmons was a place where nobody had health care.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Auerback Marshall / New Deal 2.0:
Risk of major social upheaval likely if bank bonanza continues  —  Is a Democratic administration and a Democratically controlled Congress presiding over one of the most regressive wealth transfers in history?  Roosevelt Institute Braintruster Marshall Auerback investigates.
Discussion: naked capitalism
 
 
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