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11:15 AM ET, May 26, 2010

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Washington Post:
After closed-door talks, GOP senator calls Obama ‘thin-skinned’  —  President Obama traveled to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a rare meeting with Senate Republicans, but the 75-minute session yielded little progress on hot-button topics and left some senators with bruised feelings.
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Carol E. Lee / The Politico:
Obama: Day for ‘partnership’ passed
Discussion: Guardian and The Mahablog
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Senator criticizes Obama's ‘audacity’ in using GOP as ‘props’
Manu Raju / The Politico:
Obama, McCain clash at GOP lunch
Jackie Calmes / The Caucus:   Over Drinks With Donors, Obama Recounts Lunch With Republicans
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Spirited Exchanges at Senate Republican Lunch With Obama
Discussion: The Agonist
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Chris Christie to teacher: If you don't like my education budget, find a new job  —  I begged for video on Twitter, my friends, but none is forthcoming.  What can I say?  I tried. … Elsewhere today, he warned about New Jersey becoming a new Greece.  In lieu of a clip of the exchange …
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Herb Jackson / NorthJersey.com:
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie defends cuts, promotes property tax cap in Rutherford  —  RUTHERFORD — Governor Christie on Tuesday told a borough teacher to find another job if she did not feel she was compensated enough as he defended his state budget cuts and promoted a plan to cap annual growth in property tax collections.
Discussion: Betsy's Page and FrumForum
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama heckled over 'Don't ask, don't tell' — again  —  President Barack Obama was heckled by a protester Tuesday night while at a fundraising event for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) in San Francisco.  —  The protester was upset with the pace of the repeal of the “Don't ask, don't tell” policy barring openly gay military service members.
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and CNN
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Nelson: Obama should take over oil spill fix if BP attempt fails  —  President Barack Obama should take over oil-spill cleanup efforts if the problem isn't fixed by BP on Wednesday, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said this morning.  —  Nelson, whose home state of Florida stands to be severely affected …
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
Arizona immigration law will boost crime in U.S. cities, police chiefs say  —  Arizona's new crackdown on illegal immigration will increase crime in U.S. cities, not reduce it, by driving a wedge between police and immigrant communities, police chiefs from several of the state's and the nation's largest cities said Tuesday.
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CNN:
Holder, police chiefs to talk about Arizona law
Discussion: Althouse
Dan Popkey / Idaho Statesman:
Labrador upsets Ward, eyes Minnick  —  Worries about nation's direction motivate many voters in Tuesday's Idaho GOP primary  —  In a rebuke to the Republican establishment, state Rep. Raul Labrador defeated Vaughn Ward in western Idaho's 1st Congressional District and punched his ticket …
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Barak Ravid / Haaretz:
Obama sends PM surprise invite to White House meeting next week  —  Netanyahu will fly to Paris before U.S. trip to participate in an OECD meeting, which Israel has just been invited to join.  —  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold another White House meeting with U.S. President …
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THE STIMULUS WORKED — PART MMCXVII.... A few months ago, Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) insisted that the economic recovery effort that prevented a depression “hasn't created one new job.”  A reporter gave him a chance to clarify, asking, “It didn't create one new job?”  The new senator replied, “That's correct.”
Discussion: Prairie Weather
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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Republicans' new Web site not exactly what they hoped it would be  —  Republicans want to take over the House in the fall, but there's a problem: They don't have an agenda.  —  So on Tuesday, they set out to resolve that shortcoming.  They announced that they would solicit suggestions on the Internet …
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Jackie Kucinich / Roll Call:
Boehner Asks Oberstar to Drop All GOP Earmarks From WRDA Bill
Discussion: RedState and Liberty Central
Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
Poll Finds Americans Pessimistic, Dissatisfied with Washington  —  CBS News Poll analysis by the CBS News Polling Unit: Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Anthony Salvanto.  —  Americans are frustrated with nearly everyone in Washington - including President Obama, Congress …
Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
U.S. Is a Top Villain in Pakistan's Conspiracy Talk  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Americans may think that the failed Times Square bomb was planted by a man named Faisal Shahzad.  But the view in the Supreme Court Bar Association here in Pakistan's capital is that the culprit was an American “think tank.”
David Weigel / Right Now:
Sarah Palin's strange, unprofessional and paranoid grudge  —  Sarah Palin took to her Facebook account today to inform her readers that Joe McGinniss, an award-winning reporter and author, had rented the house next door.  —  I saw Ben Smith flag this earlier today but did not really appreciate …
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
As Ugly as It Gets  —  I confess that when I first saw the May 17 picture of Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, joining his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and the Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with raised arms — after their signing of a putative deal …
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
Barney Frank wants to see Rep. Djou's birth certificate  —  Tongue firmly in cheek, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on Tuesday afternoon called on reporters to demand to see the birth certificate of new Rep. Charles Djou (R-Hawaii).  —  As Djou (pictured here) was being sworn into office …
Felicia Sonmez / The Fix:
Dino Rossi officially kicks off Washington Senate bid  —  Former state Sen. Dino Rossi (R) made his long-awaited entry into the Washington Senate race this morning via a web video released this morning.  —  “Over the past several months, as I watched Congress pile more and more debt on top …
The Politico:
EPA chief cancels DSCC appearance  —  Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Senate Democrats next week in Manhattan, cancelled her appearance Tuesday afternoon, hours after a POLITICO story about the event sparked Republican criticism …
New York Times:
Panel Suggests Signs of Trouble Before Rig Explosion  —  In the hours before the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded last month in the Gulf of Mexico, there were strong warning signs that something was terribly wrong with the well, according to a Congressional committee that was briefed on the accident by executives from BP.
Satyamkhanna / Matthew Yglesias:
Al Qaeda 7 Returns?  Defense Bill Authorizes Investigations of Gitmo Lawyers  —  A few months ago, the Cheneyites, led by Liz Cheney, released a notorious “Al Qaeda 7” ad questioning the loyalty of administration lawyers who previously represented Guantanamo detainees.
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Apple Is Said to Face Inquiry About Online Music  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Justice Department is examining Apple's tactics in the market for digital music, and its staff members have talked to major music labels and Internet music companies, according to several people briefed on the conversations.
Jimmy Orr / Top of the Ticket:
Mitch McConnell to Rand Paul: Shut your yapper!  —  The continuing implosion, better known as Rand Paul's post primary campaign, will be taking a break from self-immolation it appears.  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is telling fellow Kentuckian Paul to shut his pie hole.
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Obama backs Phoenix Suns' protest of Arizona immigration law  —  President Barack Obama lent support on Tuesday night for the Phoenix Suns' protest of their home state's new immigration law.  —  The president said it was “terrific” that the NBA's Suns were socially engaged enough to wage …
Discussion: Wonk Room
 
 
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