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10:40 AM ET, April 25, 2010


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John M. Broder / New York Times:
Graham Pulls Support for Major Senate Climate Bill  —  WASHINGTON — In a move that may derail a comprehensive climate change and energy bill in the Senate, one of the measure's central architects, Senator Lindsey Graham, has issued an angry protest over what he says are Democratic plans …
Ben Geman / The Hill:
Monday climate bill rollout scuttled as Graham decides to walk away  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-S.C.) decision to walk away from Senate talks on climate change and energy legislation - at least for now - has prompted the measure's remaining architects to scuttle Monday's planned unveiling of the bill.
Discussion: Doug Ross
Juliet Eilperin / Washington Post:
Sen. Graham threatens to halt work on climate and energy bill  —  Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) threatened to abandon his effort to push a climate and energy bill Saturday, saying he will continue only if Democratic leaders promise to relinquish plans to bring up immigration legislation first.
Discussion: Climate Progress and Grist
Ben Geman / The Hill:
Graham threatens to ditch climate bill if Dems push immigration bill
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Tea Party With a Difference  —  I've been trying to understand the Tea Party Movement.  Sounds like a lot of angry people who want to get the government out of their lives and cut both taxes and the deficit.  Nothing wrong with that — although one does wonder where they were in the Bush years.
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
That Was Quick... Forget the Dialogue & Civility- Angry Coffee Party Mob Wants Blood!  —  THE TALK IS OVER...  The leftist astroturfed Coffee Party Club advertised that they wanted to sit, sip coffee and important dialogue about the issues facing the country.
Manu Raju / Politico Live's Blog:
Shelby: Dems will lack votes Monday  —  Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and the committee's ranking Republican, Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby, said Sunday they don't have a deal yet on the financial regulatory reform bill - but said they were on the verge of one.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Obama: Americans ‘are all family’  —  President Barack Obama, who will deliver the eulogy today for 29 miners killed in the explosion at a West Virginia mine — the worst U.S. mine disaster in four decades — will not only call for greater mine safety, but also summon a spirit of American “family.”
Discussion: CNN
Sam Roberts / New York Times:
Eliot Spitzer Skeptical of Andrew Cuomo's Resolve  —  He questions whether the candidate has the will to stand up to powerful interests.  He faults him for failing to aggressively take on Wall Street.  And he is not sure that he will vote for him for governor this fall, saying he wants to see “who else will be in the race.”
Discussion: The Hill, TPMCafe and The Page
David Cameron: ‘One of the keys is the people who are liberal with a small L’  —  The Conservative leader admits the TV debates have dramatically altered the course of the campaign - but insists they were good for democracy  —  We are sitting on the black leather sofas in a compartment …
Discussion: Marbury and thetorydiary
Washington Post:
Could Britain's three-way end the ??special relationship'?
Discussion: Power Line and Commentary
The Huffington Post:
Congress Must Plug the Rate Hike Loophole  —  What's Your Reaction: … I was outraged and dismayed yesterday when I read an investigative story by Reuters that details how WellPoint — the nation's largest health insurance company, with 33.7 million customers — used a special computer program …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Daily Kos
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Video: Oberstar's Clean Water Act amendment a federal seizure of all waters?  —  Congressman Jim Obertar (D-MN) wants to amend the Clean Water Act after almost 40 years by removing the word “navigable” when limiting federal jurisdiction.  Stephen Hayes, Mara Liasson, Charles Krauthammer …
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
2012 prelude: GOP hopefuls go online  —  President Barack Obama's prospective 2012 Republican rivals are investing heavily in the Internet, looking to cut into what was an overwhelming advantage for Obama in the 2008 campaign.  —  Through the first three months of the year …
New York Times:
G.O.P. Threatens Seats Long Held by Democrats  —  ASHLAND, Wis. — Representative David R. Obey has won 21 straight races, easily prevailing through wars and economic crises that have spanned presidencies from Nixon's to Obama's.  Yet the discontent with Washington surging through politics …
New York Times:
Goldman Sachs Messages Show It Thrived as Economy Fell  —  In late 2007 as the mortgage crisis gained momentum and many banks were suffering losses, Goldman Sachs executives traded e-mail messages saying that they were making “some serious money” betting against the housing markets.
Zachary A. Goldfarb / Washington Post:
Goldman Sachs readies forceful response against claims it misled clients
The Politico:
Levin releases Goldman e-mails
Discussion: CNN
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