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11:15 AM ET, June 10, 2010

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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Clyburn says S.C. Dem Senate candidate is a ‘plant,’ calls for probe  —  The man nominated as Democrats' candidate for Senate in South Carolina might have been a “plant,” a high-ranking Democrat suggested Thursday.  —  House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) called on the U.S. Attorney's office …
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Sean J. Miller / The Hill:
S.C. Dems ask Senate nominee to withdraw after felony charge  —  Less than 24 hours after Alvin Greene's surprise win in the South Carolina Democratic Senate primary, the state party has asked him to withdraw from the race because of a pending felony charge.
Robbie Brown / New York Times:
Questions After Political Unknown Wins  —  COLUMBIA, S.C — South Carolina Democratic leaders were surprised Wednesday by the victory of a long-shot candidate for the United States Senate — and appeared even more surprised by his reported criminal background.
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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
BP and Officials Block Some Coverage of Gulf Oil Spill  —  When the operators of Southern Seaplane in Belle Chasse, La., called the local Coast Guard-Federal Aviation Administration command center for permission to fly over restricted airspace in Gulf of Mexico, they made what they thought was a simple and routine request.
Wall Street Journal:
Lincoln Win Boosts Overhaul Effort  —  WASHINGTON—Sen. Blanche Lincoln's surprising victory in Tuesday's Democratic primary in Arkansas appears to have hardened an anti-Wall Street bent in Congress's financial-overhaul bill.  —  Ms. Lincoln wrote a controversial provision in the bill …
Discussion: Open Left and Daily Kos
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Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Derivatives deal puts Dems in bind
Discussion: Guardian
Michael Memoli / The Swamp:
Voters sending mixed messages
Discussion: The Politico
Diane Macedo / Fox News:
Publishing Company Under Fire for Putting Warning Label on Constitution  —  Warning that appears on Wilder Publications' reprints of the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and other historical texts.  —  A small publishing company is under fire after putting warning labels on copies …
Lauren Beckham Falcone / Boston Herald:
Sarah Palin (DD-Alaska)?  —  Hey Sarah Palin, I can see your cleavage from my house!  —  Alaska's former governor sported more Northern Exposure than usual at the Belmont Stakes race this weekend, sending the blogosphere into a tizzy, wondering whether Palin is exercising a woman's right to (bigger) boobs.
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George F. Will / Washington Post:
Jobs report a nightmare for Obama progressivism  —  Concerning the job numbers from May, one can almost echo Henry James's exclamation after examining letters pertaining to Lord Byron's incest: “Nauseating perhaps, but how quite inexpressibly significant.”  Except that the May numbers' significance …
Loren Steffy / Houston Chronicle:
U.S. and BP slow to accept Dutch expertise  —  Three days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, the Dutch government offered to help.  —  It was willing to provide ships outfitted with oil-skimming booms, and it proposed a plan for building sand barriers to protect sensitive marshlands.
Washington Post:
Kagan has many achievements, but her world has been relatively narrow  —  One night, at an intimate dinner, Elena Kagan lavished such praise on Justice Antonin Scalia that he almost teared up.  The next afternoon, in front of a crowd of 500, she lauded him some more, nearly choking up herself.
Natasha Mozgovaya / Haaretz:
Abbas tells U.S. Jews: I would never deny Jewish right to the land of Israel  —  Palestinian president meets with leaders of the American Jewish community in Washington, interviews with Charlie Rose.  —  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told U.S. Jewish leaders on Wednesday …
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Promised Land
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CNN:
Obama calls for rethinking Gaza blockade, announces aid package
Rebecca English / Daily Mail:
‘Follow the Islamic way to save the world,’ Prince Charles urges environmentalists  —  Prince Charles yesterday urged the world to follow Islamic ‘spiritual principles’ in order to save the environment.  —  In a high-profile speech, the heir to the throne argued that man's destruction …
Hanna Rosin / The Atlantic Online:
The End of Men  —  Earlier this year, women became the majority of the workforce for the first time in U.S. history.  Most managers are now women too.  And for every two men who get a college degree this year, three women will do the same.  For years, women's progress has been cast as a struggle for equality.
Discussion: American Prospect
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Climate change showdown  —  Democratic leaders are scrambling to prevent the Senate from delivering a stinging slap to President Barack Obama on climate change.  —  They have offered a vote on a bill they dislike in the hopes of avoiding a loss on legislation Obama hates.
Tim Dickinson / Rolling Stone:
The Spill, The Scandal and the President  —  The inside story of how Obama failed to crack down on the corruption of the Bush years - and let the world's most dangerous oil company get away with murder  —  On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history …
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John Podhoretz / Weekly Standard:
Scoundrel Time  —  Michael Douglas is the very model of a modern aging Boomer.  —  Solitary Man  —  Directed by Brian Koppelman  —  and David Levien  —  Remember when wacky codgers in movies used to sit in rocking chairs on porches dispensing cranky wisdom?
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
Homeland Security's Cyber Bill Would Codify Executive Emergency Powers  —  At the beginning of the year, the chances that some sort of cybersecurity legislation would reach the President's desk by the end of the year were remote.  But as of today, there are a half dozen such bills circulating …
Giles Tremlett / Guardian:
Madrid gay pride march bans Israelis over Gaza flotilla raids  —  Organisers say it would be ‘barbaric’ to allow group to take part, but Israelis say Islamists would try and ‘cure’ them all  —  A delegation of gay residents of Tel Aviv has been banned from joining a gay pride march in Madrid …
Discussion: Townhall.com and Weasel Zippers
Marissa Mayer / The Official Google Blog:
The art of a homepage  —  Last week, we announced a new feature that lets you add a favorite photo or image to the background of your Google.com homepage.  —  To provide you with an extra bit of inspiration, we've collaborated with several well-known artists, sculptors and photographers …
Times of India:
Taliban execute seven-year-old Afghan boy accused of spying  —  KABUL: Suspected Taliban militants executed a seven-year-old boy in southern Afghanistan after accusing him of spying for the government, a provincial official said Wednesday.  —  The child was captured by the militants …
Leo Standora / NY Daily News:
My mic was on?  Senate hopeful Fiorina mocks Barbara Boxer's hair, moans about Fox's Sean Hannity  —  Carly Fiorina spent her first day as California's Republican U.S. Senate candidate with one of her custom shoes planted firmly in her mouth.  —  Unaware of an open mic before a television interview …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Wonkette
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Write Off Lincoln  —  It's nice for Blanche Lincoln that she won the runoff in Arkansas last night but I hope that no groups that care about getting Democratic Senators elected spend another dollar in the state this year.  That doesn't have anything to do with her ideology- judging …
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Landrieu ramps up presssure on Obama to lift drilling moratorium  —  Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) ramped up pressure on Thursday for the Obama administration to shorten and lift its moratorium on offshore drilling.  —  Landrieu, whose home state has bore the brunt of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill close …
Brian Maloney / The Radio Equalizer:
Rosie O'Donnell Defends, Supports Helen Thomas  —  HELEN WAS RIGHT!  —  Adding Spin, Rosie O'Donnell Aligns With Hezbollah  —  What's the difference between Hezbollah's thugs and libtalker Rosie O'Donnell?  Apparently, not much.  While the terrorism lobby openly defends longtime White …
 
 
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