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1:05 PM ET, April 6, 2010

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New York Times:
Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms  —  WASHINGTON — President Obama said Monday that he was revamping American nuclear strategy to substantially narrow the conditions under which the United States would use nuclear weapons, even in self defense.  —  But the president …
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The Note:
Nuclear Options: Steele, Palin Make GOP Headlines as Obama Seeks Middle Ground on Nukes  —  You don't always get to choose your leaders.  Sometimes, circumstances choose them — and then they choose you, again and again.  —  And so Michael Steele and Sarah Palin make more headlines this week …
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Keeps First-Strike Nuclear Strategy
Steve Schippert / Liberty Pundits dot net:
The Obama Nuclear Manifesto: Death of Clarity
Discussion: Power Line and Los Angeles Times
Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
NObama's “Nuclear Posture Poser Review”: No Nukes, Even in Self …
Matt Laslo / Capitol News Connection:
A Top GOP Conservative Defends Pelosi, Slams Fox  —  Tom Coburn fiercely opposed Nancy Pelosi on the Health Bill but praised her as a “nice person.”  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Oklahoma town hall meeting with colorful characters and a lot of populist anger brought out an often glossed over side …
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Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
GOP senator defends Pelosi, takes jab at Fox  —  Conservative GOP Sen. Tom Coburn defended Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and criticized Fox News in audio released Tuesday.  —  Coburn (Okla.) spoke at a recent town hall meeting that was taped by KGOU Radio.
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Video Shows 2007 Air Attack in Baghdad That Killed Photographer  —  WASHINGTON — The Web site WikiLeaks.org released a graphic video on Monday showing an American helicopter shooting and killing a Reuters photographer and driver in a July 2007 attack in Baghdad.
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Video: Collateral murder, or the risks of war zones?  —  Wikileaks released a video today of an engagement in Baghdad in 2007 that resulted in the deaths of two journalists from Reuters in an effort to accuse the US of covering up a war crime.  Calling the incident “collateral murder,” …
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Massacre and Coverup in Iraq
Advocate:
McMillen: I Was Sent to Fake Prom  —  To avoid Constance McMillen bringing a female date to her prom, the teen was sent to a “fake prom” while the rest of her class partied at a secret location at an event organized by parents.  —  McMillen tells The Advocate that a parent-organized prom happened behind …
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Ian Urbina / New York Times:
Death Toll Hits 25 in West Virginia Coal Mine Blast  —  MONTCOAL, W.Va. — The death toll from a blast at a West Virginia coal mine rose to 25 on Tuesday, federal safety officials said, making it the worst mining accident in the United States in 25 years.  —  Four miners were still missing …
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CNN:
25 killed in West Virginia mine blast  —  Montcoal, West Virginia (CNN) — The death toll from the massive explosion at a sprawling coal mine in West Virginia rose to 25 early Tuesday, making it the deadliest U.S. mining disaster in 25 years.  —  Crews halted their efforts …
Lawrence Messina / Associated Press:
25 dead in W.Va. mine blast, worst since 1984
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
Young Eagles: Life in the fast lane  —  The big fundraising event at the Philadelphia Phillies home opener is canceled.  So is the one at the steeplechase race in Virginia horse country and the weekend at the North Carolina paramilitary training compound.  No definite word on the professional …
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David Brooks / New York Times:
Relax, We'll Be Fine  —  According to recent polls, 60 percent of Americans think the country is heading in the wrong direction.  The same percentage believe that the U.S. is in long-term decline.  The political system is dysfunctional.  A fiscal crisis looks unavoidable.  There are plenty of reasons to be gloomy.
Gautham Nagesh / The Daily Caller:
IRS chief: Buy health insurance or lose your tax refund  —  Individuals who don't purchase health insurance may lose their tax refunds according to IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman.  After acknowledging the recently passed health-care bill limits the agency's options for enforcing the individual mandate …
The Politico:
Dems' special-election scramble  —  The prospect of losing two House seats in back-to-back special elections next month has sparked a vigorous, behind-the-scenes Democratic effort, designed to avoid an outcome that could lead to panic among the rank and file and stall the momentum generated …
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Americans Prioritize Energy Over Environment for First Time  —  Data represent a continuing shift in opinion toward energy production  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Americans are more likely to say the U.S. should prioritize development of energy supplies than to say it should prioritize protecting the environment …
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Five stumbling blocks that could wipe out Democrats in November  —  Democrats feel they have grabbed political momentum, but the party still faces several dangers that could wipe it out in November.  —  Democratic strategists and independent political experts identify roughly five stumbling blocks …
Discussion: NRSC
Ben Armbruster / Think Progress:
ExxonMobil paid no federal income tax in 2009.  —  Last week, Forbes magazine published what the top U.S. corporations paid in taxes last year.  “Most egregious,” Forbes notes, is General Electric, which “generated $10.3 billion in pretax income, but ended up owing nothing to Uncle Sam.
Reliable Source:
White House Correspondents' dinner just got harder for party crashers  —  Bad news for Washington's junior varsity Salahis: The most crashable (yet crash-worthy) party in town is taking new measures to keep you out.  —  For years, it has been an open secret in D.C. media-political circles …
Discussion: Ill Communication and FishBowlDC
Jamison Foser / Media Matters for America:
Liberals not invited to Washington Post Q&A sessions  —  Today at 11, the Washington Post hosts Republican activist David Frum for an online Q&A. Yesterday, the Post hosted Republican former Vice President Dan Quayle for a Q&A. I have long had a suspicion that the Post hosts conservatives …
Shelby Grad / L.A. NOW:
Majority in California support gay marriage, Times/USC poll finds  —  Same-sex marriage got majority support in the latest Los Angeles Times/USC poll — much like a similar poll by the Public Policy Institute of California earlier this spring.  —  But does that mean that a measure to repeal Proposition 8 …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and LAist
Mark Thoma / Economist's View:
Giving Up on Policymakers  —  I've been pushing hard for more help for labor markets for quite awhile — at times I've thought it was a bit repetitive, but necessary — but it's probably time for me to give up and accept that we are going to have a slower recovery than we could have had with more aggressive fiscal policy.
Discussion: Eschaton and Grasping Reality …
Robert Weisman / Boston Globe:
Health insurers sue to raise rates  —  Say state's veto will cause huge losses; Showdown near on regulatory power  —  A half-dozen health insurers yesterday filed a lawsuit against the state seeking to reverse last week's decision by the insurance commissioner to block double-digit premium increases …
Washington Post / Ezra Klein:
What are you worth to your bank?  —  Let's take a breather from shadow banking to discuss commercial banking.  (We play both kinds here, country *and* western.)  Specifically you, as a customer: How much does your commercial bank make off of you?  —  I recently went out for drinks in Greenpoint with the creators of Bank Simple.
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Clive Crook / The Atlantic Online:
Divided Government  —  In an exchange on the Brookings website, Jonathan Rauch makes the case for divided government, and in a characteristically crisp way: … Jonathan has advanced the merits of divided government before.  See “The curse of one-party government”.
Discussion: Grasping Reality …
William Hershey / Dayton Daily News:
Strickland to Kasich: release tax returns  —  Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland on Monday, April 5, called on his Republican opponent John Kasich to release copies of his federal income tax returns as Strickland has done in the past and plans to do again this month.  —  “He, for whatever reason, has chosen not to do so.
Discussion: The Page
 
 
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Poll shows Thompson would beat Feingold should he enter Senate race
Discussion: msnbc.com and NRSC
Melanie Trottman / Wall Street Journal:
White House Rouses Workers to Seek Wage Rights
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Peggy Ackermann / New Jersey Online:
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez appeals to N.J. Supreme Court to stop recall effort
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
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Toomey has small lead on Specter
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Washington Post:
Obama to meet at the White House with black church leaders
Discussion: Politics Daily and The Page
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Survey: TARP driving 8.5 percent profit
Corey Lowenstein / Raleigh News & Observer:
They speak their minds and mind their manners
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HP Slate to cost $549, have 1.6GHz Atom Z530, 5 hour battery?
New York Times:
Researchers Trace Data Theft to Intruders in China
Discussion: Guardian and Des Moines Register
Chris Currey / FrumForum:
How the GOP Purged Me  —  I am an old Republican.