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7:55 AM ET, June 4, 2010

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Amanda Terkel / Think Progress:
SC senator: We've 'got one raghead in the White House, we don't need a raghead in the governor's mansion.'  —  Today, the Christian Broadcasting Network published a story about Nikki Haley, the frontrunner to become South Carolina's GOP gubernatorial nominee, saying that she …
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CNN:
TRENDING: Nikki Haley called ‘raghead’ by political opponent  —  'We already got one raghead in the White House, we don't need a raghead in the governor's mansion,' a South Carolina Republican said Thursday referring to the president and Nikki Haley, pictured.
The State:
Knotts uses slur to describe Haley, Obama  —  State Sen. Jake Knotts, R-Lexington, used the word, “raghead” to describe Republican gubernatorial frontrunner Rep. Nikki Haley, also of Lexington County, and President Barack Obama during an online political talk show Thursday evening.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
S.C. Republicans condemn ‘raghead’ comment  —  South Carolina Republicans were quick Thursday evening to condemn the remarks of a prominent Republican State Senator, Jake Knotts, who referred to a gubernatorial candidate as a “raghead” on an online political show today.
Discussion: Riehl World View and Hot Air
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama: Gaza flotilla incident 'not good for Israel's long-term security'  —  President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Gaza flotilla incident is damaging to the long-term security of Israel.  —  The shooting of nine pro-Palestinian activists by Israeli commandos aboard ships …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and The Nation
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Pamela Geller / Big Government:
Middle East Crisis: Always Side with the Civilized Man
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Zoe Magee / ABCNEWS:
American, 19, Among Gaza Flotilla Dead
Aljazeera:
Turkey holds activists' funerals
Chris Bowers / Open Left:
Amateur blogosphere, RIP … Only five years ago, the progressive political blogosphere was still predominately a gathering place for amateur (that is, unpaid or barely paid) journalists and activists unattached to existing media companies and advocacy organizations.  Those days are almost completely over.
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
FiveThirtyEight to Partner with New York Times
Yaakov Katz / Jerusalem Post:
We had no choice, commando who killed 6 tells ‘Post’  —  “They were coming at us with murder in their eyes,” says S., describing the “battlefield” aboard the ‘Mavi Marmara’; He hit the deck to see three officers lying wounded.  —  Talkbacks (18)  —  Make JPOST.COM your Home Page  —  Iranian Threat
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Leon Wieseltier / The New Republic:
Operation Make the World Hate Us  —  The assault on the ‘Mavi Marmara’ was wrong, and a gift to Israel's enemies.  —  Israel does not need enemies: it has itself.  Or more precisely: it has its government.  The Netanyahu-Barak government has somehow found a way to lose the moral high ground …
Marco Rubio / Marco Rubio for US Senate:   “Of Course, We Should Stand With Israel”
David Catanese / The Politico:
Jobs flap seeps across Senate map  —  Blowback from White House attempts to dangle administration jobs in front of insurgent Democratic challengers is now threatening to burn candidates in some of the most competitive Senate contests in the nation, expanding the scope of damage well beyond the two states where the furor originated.
Discussion: The Page
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The Hill:
White House, N.Y. Dems: No job offers made in Senate race  —  The White House and New York Democrats said Wednesday they didn't play let's make a deal to avoid a contentious Senate primary.  —  New York Reps. Steve Israel, Carolyn Maloney and Carolyn McCarthy along with former Rep. Harold Ford …
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:   Anybody left who hasn't been offered a payoff job by the Obama …
New York Times:
Admiral Says Oil Pipe Is Cut, a Key Step in Halting Leak  —  NEW ORLEANS — Delicately manipulating a 20-foot-long shear at depths of nearly a mile, technicians successfully snipped a key riser pipe on Thursday in their effort to contain the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.
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The Huffington Post:
Bobby Jindal Asks Obama To End Moratorium On Deepwater Drilling
Discussion: Firedoglake and Daily Kos
Steven Mufson / Washington Post:
Interior Dept. denies it has extended drilling freeze to shallow gulf waters
Boston Globe:
Caught in the oil  —  A short entry - AP Photographer Charlie Riedel just filed the following images of seabirds caught in the oil slick on a beach on Louisiana's East Grand Terre Island.  As BP engineers continue their efforts to cap the underwater flow of oil, landfall is becoming more frequent, and the effects more evident.
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Linda Feldmann / Christian Science Monitor:
Obama, Arizona Gov. Brewer face off over illegal immigration
UCAR:
Ocean currents likely to carry oil along Atlantic coast … BOULDER—A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might soon extend along thousands of miles of the Atlantic coast and open ocean as early as this summer.
Jan Crawford / CBS News:
EXCLUSIVE: Documents Show Kagan's Liberal Opinion on Social Issues  —  Elena Kagan has kept her cards so close to the vest that in the days after President Obama nominated her to the Supreme Court, some on the left worried she was too moderate to replace liberal Justice John Paul Stevens.
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Obama Cancels Asia Trip as Concern on Spill Mounts  —  WASHINGTON - President Obama canceled his trip to Australia, Indonesia and Guam late Thursday night as oil continued to stream into the Gulf of Mexico in what he has called the worst environmental disaster in American history.
Discussion: The Swamp and The Page
David Weigel / Right Now:
Interview: Alexander Zaitchik on his new biography of Glenn Beck, ‘Common Nonsense’  —  Last summer, when Glenn Beck was rocketing from talk radio stardom to the status of a national icon, he got the full profile treatment from Alexander Zaitchik at Salon.  That profile was the first serious …
Cubachi:
Gov. Christie to NJEA bullies taking money from taxpayers: “You punch them, I punch you.”  —  Governor Chris Christie gives remarks regarding teachers and the teachers Union, the NJEA during a Town Hall Meeting in Robbinsville, NJ.  —  Christie explained that his fight is not against teachers.
New York Times:
Wal-Mart to Offer Its Workers a College Program  —  FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Now on sale at Wal-Mart: college degrees for its employees.  —  The purveyor of inexpensive jeans and lawnmowers is dipping its toe into the online-education waters, working with a Web-based university to offer …
Discussion: Gawker and Hit & Run
Thom Shanker / New York Times:
Pentagon Told to Save Billions for Use in War  —  WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has ordered the military and the Pentagon's civilian bureaucracy to find tens of billions of dollars in annual savings to pay for war-fighting operations, senior officials said Thursday.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
A. G. Sulzberger / New York Times:
New York City to Pay $9.9 Million in Frame-Up Case  —  New York City agreed on Thursday to pay $9.9 million, the largest personal settlement in its history, to a man who served almost two decades in prison but was released after evidence surfaced that he had been framed for murder by a corrupt detective.
Discussion: TalkLeft and New York Magazine
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama: ‘Wonderful story’ if LeBron James stays in Cleveland  —  The country's basketball-fan-in-chief seemed to change his tune on NBA superstar LeBron James' potential free agent destination on Thursday.  —  In an interview with CNN's Larry King, President Barack Obama said it would be …
Discussion: Scared Monkeys
 
 
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U.S. ‘secret war’ expands globally as Special Operations forces take larger role
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Jose Martinez / NY Daily News:
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George F. Will / Washington Post:
The danger of a government with unlimited power
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Ron Paul: Obama facing too much blame on oil spill
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Ezra Klein:
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Wall Street Journal:
Beating Up on Israel  —  The world's powers find it easier …
Discussion: The New Republic and Chicago Boyz
Kos / Daily Kos:
NV-Sen: Teabagger leads GOP field, Harry Reid back from the dead
Thomas Spencer / The Birmingham:
Artur Davis says he won't run for office again after loss in Alabama governor's race
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
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