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6:25 AM ET, April 23, 2010

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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Schumer: Obama's ‘counter-productive’ Israel policy ‘has to stop’  —  New York Senator Chuck Schumer harshly criticized the Obama Administration's attempts to exert pressure on Israel today, making him the highest-ranking Democrat to object to Obama's policies in such blunt terms.
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Judge Holds Emergency Hearing In Blagojevich Case  —  Defense Motion To Subpoena President Barack Obama Contained Sealed Information That Was Visible In Some Electronic Formats  —  CHICAGO (CBS) ― The judge presiding over the corruption case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich summoned attorneys …
Frances Martel / Mediaite:
Mediaite Exclusive: Censored Portions of Blago Subpoena May Implicate Team Obama  —  Today in United States v. Rod Blagojevich: following up on his 2008 claims that then-Senator Barack Obama was one of a few people who could testify to his innocence, his defense team issued a motion today to subpoena the President to testify in court.
Ben Armbruster / Think Progress:
Issa Admits He Has No Proof For His Conspiracy That Obama White House Is Colluding With SEC  —  Last Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a civil lawsuit against Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs for allegedly selling mortgage investments that were secretly intended to fail …
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Higher Taxes: The Solution to Obscene Wall Street Profits
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Ezra Klein:
What would FDR do?  —  In 1936, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took …
Discussion: New Deal 2.0 and Newsweek Blogs
The White House:
Remarks by the President on Wall Street Reform Cooper Union, New York, New York
Daniel Wagner / Associated Press:
SEC staffers watched porn as economy crashed  —  WASHINGTON - Senior staffers at the Securities and Exchange Commission spent hours surfing pornographic websites on government-issued computers while they were being paid to police the financial system, an agency watchdog says.
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Jonathan Karl / ABCNEWS:
SEC Officials Surfed Porn, Ignored Fraud  —  Gov't Report Finds Securities and Exchange Commission Employees Surfing Pornographic Websites at Work  —  On a day when President Obama argued for more government regulation over the financial industry, a new government report reveals …
The Politico:
Reid rolls dice on Wall St. bill  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) placed a bet Thursday: call the roll on a Wall Street reform bill and at least one Republican will say aye.  —  Emboldened by public anger toward Wall Street, Democrats set the first key vote for Monday on a bill …
The Corner on National Review Online:
Liberty, Tyranny, and the Globe — By: NRO Staff  —  I don't know Jim Manzi, but given his out-of-nowhere rant, you'd think I ran over his dog or something.  Feel free to read my book, and the chapter Manzi distorts and cherry-picks, yourself.  You don't need Manzi to interpret it.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Puss-TV vs Non-Puss TV  —  If you try to access the latest episode of South Park online, you get the message above.  —  I know I'm a broken record, but the two-part 200th episode was about as close to genius - and hardcore fan-pandering - as you can get.  Hennifer Lopez, Mr Hat …
Discussion: NewsReal Blog
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Comedy Central censors all references to Mohammed on “South Park” …
Dave Itzkoff / ArtsBeat:
‘South Park’ Episode Is Altered After Muslim Group's Warning
Matt Corley / Think Progress:
Cheney: Telling Leahy to ‘f*ck’ himself was ‘sort of the best thing I ever did.’  —  In 2004, then-Vice President Dick Cheney had a “frank exchange of views” with Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) on the Senate floor over Cheney's ties to Halliburton and President Bush's judicial nominees.
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Democrat “Outs” Another Democrat For Being Straight  —  If you've been looking for further proof that American politics is going thoroughly bonkers as partisans claw for increasingly personal labels to hurl at and discredit foes or those who don't agree — it's a lot easier doing …
Discussion: GayPatriot
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Thomas Fitzgerald / Philly.com:
In Pa. House race, identity politics with a twist
Fox News:
Franklin Graham Regrets Army's Decision to Rescind Invite to Pentagon Prayer Service  —  Evangelist Franklin Graham said Thursday that he regrets the Army's decision to rescind its invitation to him for the Pentagon's National Day of Prayer service on May 6, but expressed “strong support” for the U.S. military.
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Roland Watson / Times of London:
David Cameron edges second leaders' debate, according to Times poll  —  David Cameron scored a narrow victory over Nick Clegg in the second leaders' debate last night after an impassioned contest turned personal.  —  The Tory leader scraped a win — on 37 per cent to Mr Clegg's 36 per cent — according to a Populus poll for The Times.
Discussion: Telegraph, Guardian, BBC and The Daily Dish
Time:
BANKS: Deposits Guaranteed … Through the great banking houses of Manhattan last week ran wild-eyed alarm.  Big bankers stared at one another in anger and astonishment.  A bill just passed by both houses of Congress would rivet upon their institutions what they considered a monstrous system of guaranteeing bank deposits.
Carol D. Leonnig / Washington Post:
Potential Supreme Court pick Garland could find foes on left  —  Unlike several other possible candidates to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Merrick B. Garland probably won't face conservative opposition.  Instead, it could be liberals lining up against him.
Peterhamby / CNN:
Pawlenty makes moves in South Carolina  —  Tim Pawlenty is scheduled to visit South Carolina in May.  —  Washington (CNN) - His top advisers have already started talks with key political players in South Carolina, and now Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential 2012 presidential contender …
Discussion: The Fix and The Politico
Mike Lillis / The Washington Independent:
In Coal Country, a Culture of Fear  —  Massey Intimidates Workers, Families Into Silence … Charleston, W.Va. — Two weeks after the horrific explosion that killed 29 coal miners in southern West Virginia, it's business as usual for the owner of the project.
Martin Kady II / Glenn Thrush's Blog:
GOP brings KBH back into leadership  —  Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) is being rewarded for sticking with Republicans in the Senate.  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday appointed Hutchison as a “counsel” to GOP leadership to serve alongside Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and Bob Bennett of Utah.
CNN:
From CNN's Jeff Simon  —  Washington (CNN) - The Senate on Thursday passed legislation to scrap its $1600 cost-of-living pay raise for 2011.  Lawmakers automatically receive the pay hike unless they vote each year to stop it.  —  The bill was introduced by Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wisconsin …
 
 
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Roger L Simon / Pajamas Media:
Why Is the L.A. Times Burying the Obama/Khalidi Tape?
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Publius / Big Government:
Chicago Teacher on Tax Hike: ‘Give Up the Bucks’
Discussion: Beltway Confidential
CNN:
Burning oil rig sinks in Gulf of Mexico
Discussion: Grist
ABCNEWS:
White House Hosts Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Rep Brian Bilbray Says He Can Spot Illegal Immigrants Based on Their Shoes
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
GOP strong in NH House races
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Clegg and America  —  The sudden prospect (though not likelihood) …
Discussion: Hot Air, Mediaite and Israel Matzav
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
Graham: Immigration would ‘destroy ability to do climate change’
David Rogers / The Politico:
Dem budget plan postpones pain
Mark Murray / msnbc.com:
OBAMA ADMIN. TO APPEAL PRAYER RULING
Discussion: The Blotter
Tim Padgett / Time:
After 10 Years, Revisiting the Elián González Fiasco
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:
Conservative Radio Silence On Financial Regulation
Marist Poll:
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