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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.
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
I've Got 99 Weeks of Unemployment, And Also a Lot of Problems  —  With long-term unemployment surging to unprecedented highs, Annie Lowrey takes a look at the plight of those facing expiration of Unemployment Insurance as they head up against the 99 week mark:
Discussion: Eschaton
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Annie Lowrey / The Washington Independent:
As Long-Term Unemployment Deepens, 99ers Look for Answers
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Matthew Vadum / The Daily Caller:
ACORN employees tell FBI of deliberate election fraud, according to new documents  —  The radical activist group ACORN “works” for the Democratic Party and deliberately promotes election fraud, ACORN employees told FBI investigators, according to an FBI document dump Wednesday.
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Gstasiewicz / Judicial Watch:
Judicial Watch Obtains New FBI Documents Regarding ACORN Voter Fraud Investigation
Discussion: YID With LID and Nice Deb
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Abbas meets the Jews  —  American Jewish leaders received broad reassurances from Palestinain Authority President Mahmoud Abbas but sparred with him on details at an unusual meeting last night in Washington.  —  Abbas dined Wednesday evening with about 30 national Jewish leaders at an event hosted …
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Natasha Mozgovaya / Haaretz:
Abbas tells U.S. Jews: I would never deny Jewish right to the land of Israel
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Promised Land
Christi Parsons / Los Angeles Times:
Obama pledges $400 million for Palestinians
Discussion: Hot Air and The Atlantic Online
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.
Tony Judt / New York Times:
Op-Ed Contributor: Talking About Israel, Without the Clichés  —  THE Israeli raid on the Free Gaza flotilla has generated an outpouring of clichés from the usual suspects.  It is almost impossible to discuss the Middle East without resorting to tired accusations and ritual defenses …
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 …
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Boehner: Government—i.e. Taxpayers—Should Help Pay For Oil Spill  —  Congressional Democrats and the White House are toying with different ways to force BP to cover the costs of damages from the Gulf oil spill.  But they face stiff opposition from industry...and it seems leading Republicans.
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 …
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.
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Did Harry Reid get a softball opponent?  —  Harry Reid is looking at life from a whole new Angle.  —  Only weeks ago, the Senate majority leader was a dead man walking, facing a seemingly inevitable defeat in his reelection battle in Nevada.  But then came Tuesday's primary …
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Reid Wilson / Hotline On Call:
Bennett Will Back Rival  —  Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) isn't going back to the Senate next year after losing his bid for renomination, but he wants a hand in selecting who will take his seat.  —  Bennett will endorse business consultant Tim Bridgewater (R), according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
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Thomas Burr / Out of Context:
Political Cornflakes  —  Sen. Eastman passes away.  Bennett backs Bridgewater.
Discussion: Washington Wire
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: Economix and Guardian
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
White House officials make nice with labor  —  In a private meeting currently under way with labor leaders, top White House officials are working hard to smooth over tensions in the wake of an anonymous administration official's claim that unions had flushed $10 million down the toilet in Arkansas …
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 …
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.
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 …
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Nicholas Cecil / This Is London:
Boris Johnson tells Barack Obama: Stop bashing Britain  —  Senior Tories today warned Barack Obama to back off as billions of pounds were wiped off BP shares in the row over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  —  Mayor Boris Johnson demanded an end to “anti-British rhetoric, buck-passing and name-calling” …
William H. McMichael / Marine Corps Times:
Arlington Cemetery inquiry results come today  —  The results of an Army investigation into revelations of improperly marked graves, faulty records-keeping and other management failures at the hallowed Arlington National Cemetery will be unveiled this afternoon, officials say.
Discussion: Townhall.com, msnbc.com and NPR Topics
Kate Sheppard / Mother Jones:
Lindsey Graham Said What About Climate Change?  —  On Tuesday, South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham told reporters that he would vote against the climate bill he helped author.  Now he's going one step further.  Graham, one of the few Republicans who claimed to care about climate change, now says global warming is no big deal.
The Huffington Post:
The Trailer For Glenn Beck's New Book Is Just As Nuts As You'd Expect (VIDEO)  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  For some reason, Glenn Beck has written a thriller, ‘The Overton Window.’ And for some weirder reason, it has a trailer (though to be fair, this is more like a teaser).
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Townhall.com
 
 
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Christina Bellantoni / TPMDC:
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CNN:
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John Podhoretz / Weekly Standard:
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