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3:40 PM ET, May 1, 2010

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New York Times:
Editorial: Unanswered Questions on the Oil Spill  —  President Obama has ordered a freeze on new offshore drilling leases as well as a “thorough review” into what is almost sure to be the worst oil spill in this country's history — exceeding in size and environmental damage the calamitous Exxon Valdez disaster in 1989.
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New York Times:
BP Is Criticized Over Oil Spill, but U.S. Missed Chances to Act  —  NEW ORLEANS — As oil edged toward the Louisiana coast and fears continued to grow that the leak from a seabed oil well could spiral out of control, officials in the Obama administration publicly chastised BP America …
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Obama inspecting oil-spill: Gulf crisis  —  Have we mentioned lately that timing, in politics, is everything?  —  The White House says today that President Barack Obama will visit the Gulf of Mexico Sunday morning to inspect the effects of a calamitous oil spill from an off-shore exploratory …
Discussion: The Confluence and D.C. Now
Noel Sheppard / NewsBusters.org:
Bill Maher: 'Why Isn't Barack Obama Getting More S—t For This' Oil Spill?  —  HBO's Bill Maher on Friday asked an extraordinary question of his guest panel: “Why isn't Barack Obama getting more s—t' for the oil spill in the Gulf?  —  Almost as surprising, the studio audience applauded after the “Real Time” host said this.
Michael Muskal / D.C. Now:
Obama uses commencement speech to explain politics and government  —  President Obama on Saturday urged graduates at the University of Michigan to participate in public life as the president forcefully defended an activist role for government in dealing with society's problems.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
msnbc.com:
Surface area of Gulf spill has tripled
National Enquirer:
OBAMA CHEATING SCANDAL  —  PRESIDENT OBAMA has been caught in a shocking cheating scandal after being caught in a Washington, DC Hotel with a former campaign aide, sources say.  —  And now, a hush-hush security video that shows everything could topple both Obama's presidency and marriage to Michelle!
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
On my desk: The Manchurian President  —  My friend Aaron Klein, now a WABC radio host who has done some amazing work in probing Islamist terrorism in the Middle East, and Brenda Elliott have turned their attention to domestic politics and Barack Obama in his latest book, The Manchurian President …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
CAN YOU HEAR THEM NOW?.... They're unlikely to get the kind of attention Tea Party events generate, but there will be quite a few folks turning out today for nationwide events on immigration policy. … Attendance at May 1 events have varied in recent years, but it was just a few years ago …
Discussion: Associated Press and Balloon Juice
Reuters:
Pelosi to W.H.: Back off the Washington bashing  —  President Barack Obama's Washington-bashing could boomerang on his own party in Congress if he's not careful, House leaders warned White House senior adviser David Axelrod in a closed-door meeting Thursday.
Discussion: The Politico and New York Magazine
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Ben Smith / The Politico:
Obama: ‘A guy who doubles down’
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and CNN
Arizona Republic:
Pinal County Sheriff's deputy shot after traffic stop  —  A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy was shot in the stomach Friday by an undocumented immigrant off Interstate 8, according sheriff's officials.  —  Lt. Tami Villar told 12 News that the search and rescue deputy was investigating a load …
Discussion: Scared Monkeys and The Jawa Report
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CNN:
Arizona deputy wounded in shooting
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Manavt / This Just In:
Authorities: Ariz. deputy shot by suspected drug traffickers
truthout:
Whistleblower: BP Risks More Massive Catastrophes in Gulf  —  A former contractor who worked for British Petroleum (BP) claims the oil conglomerate broke federal laws and violated its own internal procedures by failing to maintain crucial safety and engineering documents related to one of the firms …
Nicholas Riccardi / Los Angeles Times:
Arizona lawmakers modify immigration law  —  Legislators ban race from being used by police as a factor to identify illegal immigrants and require scrutiny only of people who police stop, detain or arrest.  —  Reporting from Phoenix —  The Arizona Legislature has narrowed …
 
 
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Rasmussen Reports:
66% See Tax Cuts As Better Way To Create Jobs Than More Government Spending
James Tozer / Daily Mail:
Muslim daubs war memorial with ‘Islam will dominate the world’ …
Stacy-Marie Ishmael / FT Alphaville:
‘We are wall Street...we are smarter and more vicious than [dinosaurs]’
Discussion: Hullabaloo, Open Left and Corrente
Susan Saulny / New York Times:
Dressing Mrs. Obama for Success, Then Going Out of Business
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
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BBC:
Anger in Malawi over polygamy ban
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The Hankster:
Friday Nite Hankster Chat
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Amy Chozick / WSJ. Magazine:
Carly Fiorina: Coming Around Again
Discussion: PolitiCal
John Sides / The Monkey Cage:
Polarization Is Not Associated with Trust in Government
Guardian:
The liberal moment has come
 

 
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