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1:30 AM ET, April 9, 2010

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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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Stephanie Condon / CBS News:
Poll: Low Favorability Ratings for Sarah Palin  —  CBS News Poll analysis by the CBS News Polling Unit: Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Anthony Salvanto.  —  Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin continues to receive unfavorable ratings from the American public overall …
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.
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Fox News:
Read Full Poll Results.
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.
Discussion: New York Times
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Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
Newt Gingrich: We Need a President, Not an Athlete
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Chris Stirewalt / Associated Press:
GOP should fire Steele for sake of racial equality
Discussion: Hot Air, Beltway Confidential and TPMDC
CNN:
North Carolina GOP chairman asks Steele to resign
Discussion: The Note
Freedom Fighter / JOSHUAPUNDIT:
Obama's New Policy : All Israeli Nuclear Workers Now Refused US Visas  —  “No Jews Allowed!”  —  NRG/Maariv (Hebrew link only, sorry) reported today that the Israeli government was stunned when every nuclear technician at Israel's Dimona reactor who had submitted visa requests to visit …
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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 …
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.
Discussion: TPMDC, The Page and AMERICAblog News
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 …
Discussion: Israel Matzav
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Jerusalem Post:
Netanyahu cancels trip to DC Nuclear Security Summit
Discussion: Power Line and The Majlis
The Huffington Post:
Power Struggle: Inside The Battle For The Soul Of The Democratic Party (Print Version)  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Raúl Grijalva is sitting quietly with a few of his staffers at one end of the bar, a bottle of Bud and a shot of whiskey in front of him, while his fellow Democratic members …
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Lacey Rose / Forbes:
Glenn Beck Inc  —  In his empire there's the ideology—and then there's the money machine.  —  Five and a half hours before showtime Glenn Beck still isn't quite sure how he'll provide tonight's entertainment, “The Future of History”—two hours of monologue (and answers to preselected questions) …
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
National Democrats growing increasingly worried about Hawaii special election  —  National Democrats are growing increasingly concerned that the presence of two well-known candidates in an all-party special election in Hawaii next month will badly jeopardize their chances of holding the seat …
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Heather / Crooks and Liars:
Matthews and Buchanan Gush Over the ‘Dazzling’ ‘Rodeo Queens’ Palin and Bachmann  —  Matthews and Buchanan both seriously need to get a room here...ugh.  They both were just gushing over Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin and their appearance together at a rally to raise money for Bachmann.
Louise Gray / Telegraph:
Cows absolved of causing global warming with nitrous oxide  —  Livestock could actually be good for the environment according to a new study that found grazing cows or sheep can cut emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas.  —  In the past environmentalists, from Lord Stern to Sir Paul McCartney …
Daniel J. Mitchell / New York Post:
VAT attack  —  One of President Obama's top economic advisers, former Fed chief Paul Volcker, sug gested this week that it's time for America to adopt a VAT, or value-added tax.  The White House yesterday downplayed the idea — but it's sure to resurface: It's an inevitable consequence …
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ABCNEWS:
‘Shoe Bomb’ Diplomat Was Going to See al Qaeda Inmate  —  Qatari Diplomat Allegedly Told Air Marshalls He Was Trying to Set His Sandals on Fire  —  The Qatari diplomat who was arrested for sarcastically telling air marshals on a jetliner that he was trying to set his shoes on fire was en route …
Justin Elliott / TPMMuckraker:
Prosecutor: East TX Man Distributed Pipe Bombs Because Of Anger At Government  —  An East Texas man who federal prosecutors allege left explosive devices including pipe bombs in multiple area mail boxes, was motivated in part by anger at the government, Brit Featherston …
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The Huffington Post:   Larry North: Mailbox Explosives Suspect Had Anti-Government Motives, Feds Say
Drew Cline:
Romney: Obamacare is unconstitutional  —  In an interview at the Union Leader this morning, Mitt Romney said President Obama's health care plan was an unconstitutional violation of the 10th Amendment.  —  Romney has been saying that a key difference between his Massachusetts health care reform …
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 …
Discussion: The Awl and The New Republic
Rick Horowitz / The Huffington Post:
Virginia: Whereas Your Governor Is a Moron...  WHEREAS, April is the month in which the people of Virginia joined the Confederate States of America in a four-year war between the states for independence that concluded at Appomattox Courthouse; and  —  WHEREAS, Virginia has long recognized …
Linda Greenhouse / Opinionator:
Across the Border, Over the Line  —  The Supreme Court's ruling recently that lawyers have a duty to warn their noncitizen clients about the potentially disastrous immigration consequences of pleading guilty to a criminal charge seemed so sensible that it left me wondering why a question …
Karen Travers / ABCNEWS:
EXCLUSIVE: President Obama Confident Senate Will Ratify New Nuclear Treaty  —  Obama's Message to Republicans: U.S., Russian Agreement Is ‘Absolutely Vital’ for U.S. Nuclear Agenda  —  Despite signs of Republican opposition, President Obama said today that he is confident …
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Andy Barr / The Politico:
Pawlenty: Nuke move a ‘bad decision’
Discussion: Eunomia and GOP 12
 
 
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David Frum / FrumForum:
Kudlow's Math  —  I appeared on Larry Kudlow's show last night …
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Russell Berman / E2-Wire:
Oil drilling prompts Al Gore's first public split on climate with President Obama
Byron York / Beltway Confidential:
AFL-CIO chief claims he witnessed disputed racial insult at Obamacare rally
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Adam C. Smith / St. Petersburg Times:
As Rubio gains, Crist shifts
Jess Bravin / Law Blog:
Chief Justice Roberts on Obama, Justice Stevens, Law Reviews, More
Discussion: SCOTUSblog and Concurring Opinions