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10:00 AM ET, April 9, 2010

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Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
Breaking: Stupak Will Retire  —  Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) plans to announce his retirement today, Democrats briefed on his decision said.  Stupak, the leader of a pro-life faction within his party, had received death threats and was under intense political pressure after he agreed to support …
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Fox News:
AP: Rep. Bart Stupak Retiring After 18 Years in Congress  —  Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak of Michigan tells The Associated Press he'll retire from Congress rather than seek a 10th term this year.
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Bart Stupak to retire  —  Michigan Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak will not seek reelection this fall, a decision that comes hard on his front-and-center (and controversial) role in the recent passage of President Barack Obama's health-care legislation.  —  Stupak confirmed his decision …
Stephanie Condon / CBS News:
Bart Stupak to Retire  —  Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak, the congressman who led anti-abortion rights Democrats in the House during health care negotiations, will retire this year, CBS News has learned.  He is expected to announce his plans later this morning.  —  Had Stupak sought re-election …
The Politico:
Stupak to retire, putting seat in play  —  Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who had a central role in the health reform fight as the leader of anti-abortion Democrats, plans to announce Friday that he will not run for reelection, a Democratic official said.  Without Stupak on the ballot …
Tabassum Zakaria / Reuters:
President Obama questions Sarah Palin's nuclear acumen  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday made clear he was not going to take advice from Republican Sarah Palin when it comes to decisions about the U.S. nuclear arsenal.  —  Palin, the former vice presidential candidate …
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Karen Travers / ABCNEWS:
EXCLUSIVE: President Obama on Nukes, Palin, Confederacy and Iran  —  Obama Brushes Back Criticism from Former Alaska Governor, Questions Virginia Civil War Controversy  —  After signing the historic nuclear disarmament treaty with Russia, President Obamapushed back in an interview with ABC News …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
WRONG QUESTION, RIGHT ANSWER.... President Obama sat down with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos for an exclusive interview in Prague yesterday, on the heels of the president signing in a new arms treaty with Russia.  The interview, portions of which were aired this morning on “Good Morning America …
Discussion: ABCNews.com
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Obama vs. Palin: ‘Not... nuclear expert’
Discussion: CNN and The Daily Caller
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Republicans convene in New Orleans, with no mention of Katrina  —  Five years after President Bush's failed response to a natural disaster in New Orleans deeply damaged his party's credibility and helped sweep them from power, top Republicans speaking to supporters in New Orleans tonight made no mention of Hurricane Katrina.
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Ron Fournier / Associated Press:
Gingrich: Obama is ‘most radical president ever’  —  NEW ORLEANS - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a potential presidential candidate in 2012, called Barack Obama on Thursday “the most radical president in American history” who oversees a “secular, socialist machine.”
Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
Newt Gingrich: We Need a President, Not an Athlete
David Weigel / Right Now:
Liz Cheney: Obama should stop ‘dressing down’ Karzai
Wall Street Journal:
Big Banks Mask Risk Levels  —  Quarter-End Loan Figures Sit 42% Below Peak, Then Rise as New Period Progresses; SEC Review  —  Major banks have masked their risk levels in the past five quarters by temporarily lowering their debt just before reporting it to the public, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Frank Newport / Gallup:
Democratic Party Image Drops to Record Low  —  Favorable images of Democratic, Republican Parties now tied  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Americans' favorable rating of the Democratic Party dropped to 41% in a late March USA Today/Gallup poll, the lowest point in the 18-year history of this measure.
Washington Post:
Anger over health-care reform spurs rise in threats against Congress members  —  Anger over the health-care overhaul has led to a nearly threefold increase in recent months in the number of serious threats against members of Congress, federal law enforcement officials said.
Roger L Simon / Pajamas Media:
BREAKING: Obama Administration Denies Visas to Israeli Nuclear Scientists  —  The Obama administration is now denying U.S. visas to Israeli scientists who work at that nation's Dimona nuclear reactor.  This startling reversal of traditional policy was reported April 7, 2010 …
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Ezra Klein:
What makes NPR (and the Economist) so special?  —  I've been thinking a bit about this NPR graph that's been floating around.  I wish it included another data point: The Economist magazine.  Their explosive growth over the last decade is well known, but consider that the publication had a record year in 2009.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Learning From Greece  —  The debt crisis in Greece is approaching the point of no return.  As prospects for a rescue plan seem to be fading, largely thanks to German obduracy, nervous investors have driven interest rates on Greek government bonds sky-high, sharply raising the country's borrowing costs.
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Landon Thomas Jr / New York Times:
News Analysis: Running Out of Time in Greece
Barak Ravid / Haaretz:
Netanyahu cancels trip to U.S. nuclear summit  —  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a planned trip to Washington, where he was scheduled to participate in a nuclear security summit hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama, government officials said.  —  Intelligence and Atomic Energy …
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Jerusalem Post:
Netanyahu cancels trip to DC Nuclear Security Summit
Little Green Footballs:
The Methane Apocalypse  —  Some very frightening news from the world of climate science, as an international scientific team discovers that the Arctic permafrost in Siberia may be starting to leak huge amounts of methane into the atmosphere.  —  And if this proves to be true, my friends …
Discussion: Dennis the Peasant
John Distaso / UnionLeader.com:
Romney: Grassroots intensity increasing  —  MANCHESTER - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said yesterday that on his 19-state book tour, he is seeing “a growing passion and intensity on the grassroots level” prompted by outrage over the huge federal deficit and “too intrusive a government.”
Discussion: The Page
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
It's War: SEIU Starting Third Party In North Carolina  —  In a shot across the bow of Dems, the labor powerhouse SEIU is starting a new third party in North Carolina that hopes to field its own slate of candidates, part of an effort to make the Democratic Party more reliable on issues important to labor, I'm told.
Scott / Power Line:
CIA spies and Dartmouth deans  —  Ishmael Jones is the pseudonymous former Central Intelligence Agency case officer who focused on human sources with access to intelligence on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.  His assignments included more than 15 years of continuous overseas service under deep cover.
Floyd Norris / New York Times:
Why So Glum?  History Suggests a Strong Recovery  —  The American economy appears to be in a cyclical recovery that is gaining strength.  Firms have begun to hire and consumer spending seems to be accelerating.  —  That is what usually happens after particularly sharp recessions …
Sean J. Miller / The Hill:
Crist among well-known candidates keeping first-quarter totals private  —  Several prominent 2010 candidates have yet to release their first quarter fundraising totals, prompting questions about how much they've banked.  —  Senate candidates Charlie Crist, the GOP governor of Florida …
 
 
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