Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
3:45 PM ET, February 28, 2010


 Top Items: 
Fox News:
Pelosi: Lawmakers Should Sacrifice Jobs for Health Care  —  House Speaker Pelosi says lawmakers aren't in Washington for job security but ‘to do the job for the American people.’
The Note:
Alexander: Health Care Reform a ‘Political Kamikaze Mission’ for Democrats  —  Senate Republican Conference Chairman Lamar Alexander says pushing health care reform through Congress by a simple majority using the reconciliation process would be political suicide for Democrats and vowed to campaign for the repeal the bill if it passes.
Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
Sunday Snapshot: Get Ready To Reconcile, Baby  —  The White House and Democrats had one mission today: prepare the political class for the President's announcement, probably Wednesday, that he thinks the Senate ought to proceed with reconciliation to ****pass or modify**** a comprehensive health care bill …
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:   Menendez predicts Democrats will get votes to pass health bill
The Note:
Pelosi and the Tea Party ‘Share Views’  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has much in common with the Tea Party.  The speaker now says she shares views with movement she dismissed last summer as being “Astroturf” — her suggestion that the grassroots of the Tea Party were a creation of the Republican Party.
Quake, tsunamis kill more then 700 in Chile  —  CONCEPCION, Chile (Reuters) - The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck Chile surged above 700 on Sunday as reports emerged of coastal towns devastated by the tremor and tsunamis that followed.  —  President Michelle Bachelet …
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Doctors to Obama: Come back at 50  —  President Barack Obama got a physical examination this morning at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.  —  He arrived there by helicopter at about 6:40 am EST. The physical was performed by Dr. Jeff Kuhlman, a Navy captain and head …
Discussion: CNN
Michael Calderone / The Politico:
Edwards epilogue: Does the press really vet presidential candidates?  —  Over the past few weeks, the world has learned quite enough about John Edwards - from the lies he told in trying to cover up an adulterous affair to the compulsive vanity that left some people close to him questioning his judgment and even his grip on reality.
Discussion: TigerHawk
Times of London:
Gordon Brown on course to win election  —  GORDON BROWN is on course to remain prime minister after the general election as a new Sunday Times poll reveals that Labour is now just two points behind the Tories.  —  The YouGov survey places David Cameron's Conservatives on 37% …
Andrew Gilligan / Telegraph:
Islamic radicals ‘infiltrate’ the Labour Party  —  A Labour minister says his party has been infiltrated by a fundamentalist Muslim group that wants to create an “Islamic social and political order” in Britain.  —  The Islamic Forum of Europe (IFE) — which believes in jihad and sharia law …
Faiz Shakir / Think Progress:
Kristol: 'I Didn't Watch' The Health Care Summit, But I'll Comment On It As If I Did  —  On the Fox News Sunday roundtable this morning, the panelists discussed President Obama's health care summit.  NPR's Mara Liasson said that while it may have been “political theater,” it was also …
Jason Epstein / New York Review of Books:
Publishing: The Revolutionary Future  —  The transition within the book publishing industry from physical inventory stored in a warehouse and trucked to retailers to digital files stored in cyberspace and delivered almost anywhere on earth as quickly and cheaply as e-mail is now underway and irreversible.
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias
Jim Galloway / Political Insider:
John Linder announces retirement from Congress  —  U.S. Rep. John Linder was first elected to Congress in 1992/AJC file.  —  U.S. Rep. John Linder, the Republican from Gwinnett County, this morning announced that he would retire from Congress after 18 years.
Discussion: CNN
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
John Linder to retire
Discussion: MyDD
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 3:45 PM ET, February 28, 2010.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 More Items: 
Greg Jaffe / Washington Post:
Combat Generation: Drone operators climb on winds of change in the Air Force
Discussion: BLACKFIVE
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Kyl: Senate will pass temporary extension of unemployment benefits
Discussion: Liberal Values and The Politico
 Earlier Items: 
Al Gore / New York Times:
We Can't Wish Away Climate Change