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John Stanton / Roll Call:
Democrats May Force All-Night Session  —  Democrats are hoping to turn the procedural tables on Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) and use Senate rules to break his blockade against an extension of unemployment insurance, including possibly forcing a round-the-clock session.
Hogan / RedState:
It's Not a Filibuster You Freaking Idiots  —  Dennis Miller once joked about those who would mispronounce certain words on the Senate floor, “now color me reactionary, but I don't think you should vote on this sh*t unless you know how to pronounce it.”  Well, I think we should amend …
Lexington Herald-Leader:
Bunning's callous grandstanding  —  Grayson, Paul wrong to applaud  —  As long as Republicans were in charge, Sen. Jim Bunning was OK with trading a surplus for a deficit.  He voted to put two wars, tax cuts and a Medicare drug benefit on the nation's credit card.
The Note:
Bunning Blinks?  —  ABC's Jonathan Karl reports:
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Rachel Slajda / TPMDC:
Reid's Office: Bunning Holding All Nominees
CNN:
Top House Republican says Bunning's got ‘a legitimate argument’
Discussion: The Politico
Jake Tapper / Political Punch:
President Obama to Say Democrats Will Use Reconciliation to Pass Senate Health Care Reform Fix, If Not Given Up or Down Vote  —  White House officials tell ABC News that in his remarks tomorrow President Obama will indicate a willingness to work with Republicans on some issue …
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THE RESULTS OF THE HCR SUMMIT.... President Obama is scheduled …
Discussion: Shakesville
Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
UPDATED: Obama Embraces GOP Ideas, Urges Dems to Move Forward
Discussion: Firedoglake and Guardian
The Huffington Post:   Obama Wants Comprehensive Bill, GOP Ideas; READ His Letter To Congress
Jason Horowitz / Washington Post:
Hotheaded Emanuel may be White House voice of reason  —  Rahm Emanuel is officially a Washington caricature.  He's the town's resident leviathan, a bullying, bruising White House chief of staff who is a prime target for the failings of the Obama administration.
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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
White House downplays internal rifts
Discussion: CNN and DISSENTING JUSTICE
CNN:
Obama embraces GOP health care proposals
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Feel the Kausmentum  —  With the valuable Glenn Reynolds and Jonah Goldberg endorsements in hand, Mickey Kaus' bid for a Democratic Party primary win is looking more solid than ever.  —  That said, I'm going to go counter-counterintuitive here and say that if some weird process put Mickey Kaus …
Discussion: Winds of Change.NET
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William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Coffee Party Parasites  —  The New York Times and Washington Post are promoting a group called the “Coffee Party” organized by filmmaker Annabel Park.  —  The Coffee Party is a political parasite which presents itself as something it is not.  As reported in the NY Times [see update below] …
Josh Gerstein / Josh Gerstein's Blog:
Liz Cheney group accused of McCarthyism  —  My colleague Ben Smith has word this morning of a video from the Liz Cheney-backed group Keep America Safe questioning the loyalty of Justice Department attorneys who previously represented Guantanamo detainees.  —  The video provocatively calls …
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Ben Smith / The Politico:
Ford bolts; Zuckerman rises  —  Harold Ford gave many reasons for his decision not to launch a primary challenge against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, but he didn't mention a decisive one: The emergence of a richer, stronger center-right challenger whom many of Ford's potential supporters …
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David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:
Justices signal they're ready to make gun ownership a national right  —  A high court majority reviewing a handgun ban in Chicago indicates that it sees the right to ‘bear arms’ as national in scope, and can be used to strike down some state and local gun regulations.
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Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Analysis: 2d Amendment extension likely
Discussion: The Moderate Voice, ACS Blog and CNN
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Lincoln's Challenger: I Support Public Plan, And It Will Be Issue In Campaign  —  There's been some question about whether Blanche Lincoln's challenger, Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter, really backs liberal priorities, such as the public option and the Employee Free Choice Act.
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Christina Bellantoni / TPMDC:
Little Room On Lincoln's Left As Democrats Prep To Rally Behind Arkansas Conservadem
The Note:
‘The View’ Couch Not So Cozy for Romney  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis reports:  —  Mitt Romney bounded onto the set of ABC's “The View” this morning, perhaps expecting a light chat about his new book and possible presidential run.  —  But once the former Massachusetts governor settled onto the couch …
Discussion: Hot Air and Ben Smith's Blog
Scott Collins / Los Angeles Times:
Roger Ebert takes to Twitter to give tea party followers a thumb's down  —  The film reviewer is aiming barbs at Sarah Palin and other conservatives.  —  Who's the biggest scourge of the tea party movement these days?  It might be film critic Roger Ebert, who lately has been tossing brickbats …
William Wan / Washington Post:
Same-sex marriage leads Catholic Charities to adjust benefits  —  Employees at Catholic Charities were told Monday that the social services organization is changing its health coverage to avoid offering benefits to same-sex partners of its workers — the latest fallout from a bitter debate …
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Another American media failure  —  In the years after the the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the subsequent failure to find WMD, the American media flagellated itself publicly over its lack of skepticism of Bush administration cassus belli claims.  We endured reams of essays about the supine nature …
Patterico's Pontifications:
Debunking Some Emerging ACORN Liberal Myths  —  This post debunks several liberal myths about ACORN that have emerged in recent weeks — many from Eric Boehlert of Media Matters and Brad Friedman.  —  POSING AS PIMP AT ACORN  —  Liberal Myth: James O'Keefe did not pretend to be a pimp inside ACORN.
 
 
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David Brooks / New York Times:
The Hard and the Soft  —  The United States, a nation of 300 million …
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Alex Massie / The Daily Dish:
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The Politico:
Rangel on verge of losing gavel
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Patricia Murphy / Politics Daily:
McCain Calls Kerry-Graham-Lieberman Climate Change Plan ‘A Joke’
Wall Street Journal:
How Milton Friedman Saved Chile
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Yahoo / Local News from The Thibodaux Daily Comet:
Jindal develops extensive campaign organization
Orrin Hatch / Washington Post:
Reconciliation on health care would be an assault to the democratic process