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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
A carefully crafted immigration law in Arizona  —  The chattering class is aghast at Arizona's new immigration law.  “Harkens back to apartheid,” says the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Cynthia Tucker.  “Shameful,” says the Washington Post's E.J. Dionne.  “Terrible...an invitation to abuse,” says the New York Times' David Brooks.
Linda Greenhouse / Opinionator:
Breathing While Undocumented  —  I'm glad I've already seen the Grand Canyon.  —  Because I'm not going back to Arizona as long as it remains a police state, which is what the appalling anti-immigrant bill that Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law last week has turned it into.
Orlando Sentinel:
Rove says he has ‘problems’ with AZ immigration law  —  THE VILLAGES - Karl Rove, chief political strategist for former President George W. Bush, today questioned a controversial new Arizona law designed to cut down on illegal immigration by making it a crime to not produce proof of citizenship when a law enforcement officer demands it.
Discussion: Think Progress and The Hill
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Jeb Bush speaks out against Ariz. law  —  Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is speaking out against the new hard-line immigration law in Arizona, becoming the first prominent national Republican to do so.  —  “I think it creates unintended consequences,” he said in a telephone interview with POLITICO Tuesday.
Discussion: RADAMISTO
Rich Lowry / National Review:   Hysterics against Arizona  —  EDITOR'S NOTE: This column …
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Rubio opposes Arizona law
George F. Will / Washington Post:
A law Arizona can live with
Robert Gehrke / Salt Lake Tribune:
Poll stunner: Sen. Bennett on brink of defeat  —  Politics » With time running out, Lee, Bridgewater take the lead among GOP delegates.  —  Unless Sen. Bob Bennett's political fortunes change dramatically in the next two weeks, he could become Utah's first incumbent U.S. senator to lose his party's nomination in seven decades.
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Michael Tomasky / Guardian:
Utah stunner  —  Utah Republican Senator Robert Bennett …
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
“Enthusiastic” Voters Prefer GOP by 20 Points in 2010 Vote  —  Overall, congressional vote preferences are evenly divided  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Although U.S. registered voters are closely divided in their 2010 congressional election preferences, those who say they are “very enthusiastic about voting” …
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Democrats' young voter problem
Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Sen. Graham says immigration dead until borders are secured  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) declared a comprehensive immigration bill dead on arrival if the government does not first do more to secure its borders.  —  Graham tangled with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano during …
Discussion: Politics Daily
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Glenn Thrush / The Politico:
White House not caving to Graham
Discussion: CNN
Ben Geman / The Hill:
Graham: Immigration push this year …
The Politico:
Senators' letter to Facebook  —  Four Democratic U.S. senators — Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Michael Bennet (D-Col.), Mark Begich (Alaska) and Al Franken (D-Minn.) — on Tuesday were unveiling this letter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg:  —  Dear Mr. Zuckerberg,
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CNN:
First on the Ticker: Facebook reacts to senators concerns
Democracy Corps:
Is this the Final Chapter or a New Chapter?  —  We still do not know how this story ends.  We could be at the beginning of a new, six-month chapter with voters growing more invested in the country's current course and shifting their thinking about the issues and stakes.
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Goldman Sachs: One ‘s—  y’ deal  —  Sen. Carl Levin, pressing a Goldman Sachs trader about the sale of $600 million in questionable securities before the collapse of the nation's financial markets, asked how long he was engaged in pitching a product that a superior called, well...
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Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Keith Olbermann Gets Bad News on Sarah Palin Perjury Accusation  —  On last night's Countdown, Keith Olbermann reported on perjury accusations leveled at Sarah Palin by little-blog-that-could Palingates.  At issue is whether Palin opened herself up to criminal liability by claiming …
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Goddard leads in Arizona  —  The Governor's race in Arizona continues to shape up as a rare opportunity for Democrats this year to pick up a major office they don't already have control of.  But although Terry Goddard still leads all of his Republican opponents in the race …
James C. McKinley Jr / New York Times:
Strict Abortion Measures Enacted in Oklahoma  —  The Oklahoma Legislature voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to override vetoes of two highly restrictive abortion measures, one making it a law that women undergo an ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus before having an abortion.
Gabriel Malor / minx.cc:
Obama Admin Buried Report on Cost of ObamaCare Until After Vote  —  Whoa!  That report from the Medicare actuaries released last week that concluded ObamaCare would raise premiums?  The Obama Administration had it a week before the final vote...and sat on it:
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Gideon Rachman / Financial Times:
Israel's fear and loathing of Obama  —  Israel's alarm at the deterioration in its relations with the US is palpable.  In Jerusalem recently, even a liberal commentator told me: “Barack Obama is a disaster for Israel.  I don't think the general public realise just how much of a disaster he is.”
Robert Pear / New York Times:
Inquiry Says Health Care Charges Were Proper  —  WASHINGTON — When major companies declared that a provision of the new health care law would hurt earnings, Democrats were skeptical.  But after investigating, House Democrats have concluded that the companies were right to tell investors …
Chris Harris / Media Matters Action Network:
The GOP's Bad News Day  —  Every morning, millions of Americans casually glance at the front page headlines gracing their local newspapers.  Today, readers across the country are confronted with headlines declaring the undeniable fact that Republicans are fighting to protect Wall Street bankers.
Discussion: TPMDC and The Caucus
Damian Paletta / Real Time Economics:
Republican Alternative To Democrats' Financial Overhaul Takes Shape  —  Senate Republicans are circulating their own financial overhaul plan as they continue to block the effort by Democrats to bring a White House-backed bill to the Senate floor for a vote.  —  Here are highlights …
Simon / Bloggasm:
Editors from LA Times, Salon, CrunchGear, Hot Air, and Mediaite weigh in on whether Gizmodo editor should be considered a “journalist”  —  It was the shot heard round the blogosphere.  After nearly a week of speculation on whether Gizmodo had purchased a “stolen” next-gen iPhone …
Sharon Bernstein / Los Angeles Times:
Happy Meal toys could be banned in Santa Clara County  —  A county supervisor has created a stir with his proposal to bar the inclusion of toys in restaurant meals that contain high amounts of sugar, salt or certain fats.  —  Backers of the ban say free toys influence children's food choices.
Roll Call:
Heard on the Hill: Kennedy's Vodka-Fueled Bar Trip  —  Rep. Patrick Kennedy was spotted doing vodka shots last week at a Capitol Hill bar just hours after he spoke about his history of substance abuse at a charity event.  —  An HOH tipster and a pal were sitting at the bar …
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Goldman Drama  —  Between 1997 and 2006, consumers, lenders and builders created a housing bubble, and pretty much the entire establishment missed it.  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the people who regulate them missed it.  The big commercial banks and the people who regulate them missed it.
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed:
LAT to add paid links to stories, blogs  —  The Los Angeles Times will begin selling e-commerce links in selected stories and blog posts — but not in news stories or columns — as “both a reader service and a revenue opportunity for the company,” editor Russ Stanton announced to the newsroom in a memo this morning.
Discussion: Media Decoder and Riehl World View
 
 
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