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1:25 AM ET, May 23, 2010

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Ann Arbor / CBS News:
Text of Obama's Speech to West Point 2010 Cadets  —  Tells Graduating Class Their Honor, Duty, Love of Country Wins Support of a Proud and Grateful Nation  —  (CBS) Transcript of remarks by the president at the commencement ceremony of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, held at Michie Stadium …
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Obama Offers Strategy Based in Diplomacy  —  WEST POINT, N.Y. — President Obama previewed a new national security strategy rooted in diplomatic engagement and international alliances on Saturday as he essentially repudiated his predecessor's emphasis on unilateral American power and the right to wage pre-emptive war.
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Obama forms BP commission …
Michael D. Shear / Washington Post:
At West Point, Obama talks up national security strategy
Discussion: Hot Air and The Moderate Voice
Ben Geman / The Hill:
Obama defends escalation of Afghan war in address to 2010 West Point class
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
WHEN EXTREMISM AND IGNORANCE COLLIDE.... Republican Senate candidate and right-wing ophthalmologist Rand Paul got into a little trouble this week while explaining his opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  To a lesser extent, his disagreement with the Americans With Disabilities Act also raised a few eyebrows.
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Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Rep. Van Hollen: Wall Street vote shows rift between Tea Party, Republicans  —  The chief campaign strategist for House Democrats thinks the GOP made a strategic error in voting against Wall Street reform.  —  Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) made the case that Republicans' widespread opposition …
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Bob Bennett / Washington Post:
What the Tea Party can learn from Jimmy Carter  —  Jimmy Carter won the White House in 1976 by riding the wave of anger and disillusionment that followed Gerald Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon.  Carter tapped into that anger with the slogan “I will never lie to you.”
Carol E. Lee / The Politico:
Obama campaigning against Bush—again
Discussion: Hot Air
Michael Birnbaum / Washington Post:
Texas board approves social studies standards that perceived liberal bias  —  The Texas state school board gave final approval Friday to controversial social studies standards that minimize the separation of church and state and say that America is not a democracy but a “constitutional republic.”
The Huffington Post:
James Carville Takes On Obama On Oil Spill: He's ‘Risking Everything’ With ‘Go Along With BP Strategy’  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Democratic strategist James Carville and MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews, two reliable supporters of President Barack Obama, have issued withering critiques …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
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Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Obama Creates Oil Spill Panel: Too Little Too Late?
Steven Erlanger / New York Times:
Payback Time: Deficit Crisis Threatens Ample Benefits of European Life  —  PARIS — Across Western Europe, the “lifestyle superpower,” the assumptions and gains of a lifetime are suddenly in doubt.  The deficit crisis that threatens the euro has also undermined the sustainability …
B.J. Reyes / Star Bulletin:
Special race draws 50% of voters  —  Voter turnout in the special election to fill Hawaii's vacancy in Congress has already topped 50 percent.  —  Results are expected to be announced shortly after today's 6 p.m. deadline to get ballots in to the state Office of Elections.
Wall Street Journal:
Geithner to Press Germany on Rescue  —  Parliament in Berlin Approves Country's Share of Massive Bailout Fund; U.S. Treasury Secretary to Meet With Schäuble  —  By BOB DAVIS in Washington, ANDREA THOMAS in Berlin and CHARLES FORELLE in Brussels  —  Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner …
Discussion: Fausta's Blog
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THE FAMILIAR RING OF THE K STREET PROJECT.... The notorious K Street Project became synonymous with Republican excesses of the Gingrich/DeLay/Bush era, and for good reason.  Among its components was a heavy-handed scheme to “encourage” corporate PACs to contribute to Republican candidates, or face adverse consequences.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
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Washington Post:
Corporate PACs betting on Republicans to regain control of Congress
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Tea Party Makes Gains, but McConnell Seems Secure  —  WASHINGTON — Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, keeps a card tucked away in his jacket, or close at hand on his desk in the Capitol, with a running tally of how Senate Republicans would come down on a certain big issue.
Discussion: New York Times and Prairie Weather
Jonathan Tilove / New Orleans Times-Picayune:
BP is sticking with its dispersant choice … BP has told the Environmental Protection Agency that it cannot find a safe, effective and available dispersant to use instead of Corexit, and will continue to use that chemical application to help break up the growing spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Byron York / Beltway Confidential:
As economic worries worsen, White House puts on the glitz  —  At a time when the unemployment rate stands at 9.9 percent, when jobs are still being lost, when worries about the global economy are causing breathtaking volatility on Wall Street, when millions of Americans who still have jobs …
Mark Steyn / Orange County Register:
Obama's lazy tribute to Daniel Pearl … Barack Obama's remarkable powers of oratory are well known: In support of Chicago's Olympic bid, he flew into Copenhagen to give a heartwarming speech about himself, and they gave the games to Rio.  He flew into Boston to support Martha Coakley's bid …
New York Times:
Cuomo Opens Campaign for New York Governor  —  Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo announced his candidacy for governor on Saturday, saying he was seeking not only to lead New York but to remake a state mired in political scandal and paralyzed by financial crisis.  —  Multimedia
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Andrew Cuomo announces run for NY-Gov
Discussion: MyDD and Joe. My. God.
Jordan Fabian / Ballot Box:
Cuomo makes NY governor bid official
Discussion: The Politico, CNN and The Note
 
 
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The Paygo Con  —  Paygo rules notwithstanding, Democrats …
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