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9:45 AM ET, June 11, 2010

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Scott Whitlock / NewsBusters.org:
Editor Tina Brown Slams Female GOP Primary Winners: These ‘Wingnuts’ Are a ‘Blow to Feminism’  —  Former New Yorker editor Tina Brown appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America to deride the mostly Republican women who won primaries on Tuesday as “wingnuts” and to sneer that they represent a “blow to feminism.”
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Manuel Roig-Franzia / Washington Post:
In South Carolina, Greene is mystery man despite winning Democratic Senate nod  —  MANNING, S.C. — Alvin M. Greene never gave a speech during his campaign to become this state's Democratic nominee for Senate.  He didn't start a Web site or hire consultants or plant lawn signs.
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Andy Barr / The Politico:   Primaries a win for Palin, Romney
David Weigel / Right Now:
DeMint: No, we didn't ‘plant’ Alvin Greene
Stable Hand / The Jawa Report:
Shocking Video: Gaza O Gaza!  —  Muslim propaganda video.  —  h/t Star
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Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
SHOCKING VIDEO: Muslim Propaganda: Gaza oh Gaza
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Senate Rejects Republican Effort to Thwart Carbon Limits  —  WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday defeated a Republican-led effort to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from curbing greenhouse gases as lawmakers road-tested arguments for a future fight over climate change legislation.
Discussion: The Hill and Think Progress
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
SENATE REJECTS ‘BIG OIL BAILOUT’ — BARELY.... The very idea was absurd.
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Murkowski's amendment to stop EPA from regulating greenhouse gases fails, 47/53
BBC:
US 16-year-old sailor found safe  —  A 16-year-old US sailor who went missing while sailing solo around the world has been found safe and well.  —  Abby Sunderland's yacht was spotted by an aerial search team in the southern Indian Ocean, midway between Australia and Africa.
Jay Heflin / The Hill:
Boehner: Bush tax cuts didn't lead to the deficit  —  House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday defended tax cuts enacted under President George W. Bush, saying they did not lead to the deficit that currently confronts the country.  —  “It's not the marginal tax rates …
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Boehner: Government—i.e. Taxpayers—Should Help Pay For Oil Spill
New York Times:
New Estimates Double Rate of Oil That Flowed Into Gulf  —  A government panel on Thursday doubled its estimate of the amount of oil that had gushed for weeks from the out-of-control BP well even before the latest attempt to cap it.  —  The new calculation suggested that an amount of oil equivalent …
Michael Smerconish / Washington Post:
On cable TV and talk radio, a push toward polarization  —  Any conversation about political polarization would be incomplete without a look at the media's role in shaping opinions.  From my view on the front lines, I have seen a rapid escalation of extreme dialogue — sadly, something sure to guarantee high ratings.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Plan Would Allow Abortions at Military Hospitals  —  WASHINGTON — The fight to allow gay and bisexual people to serve openly in the military is already drawing political blood in Washington, but tucked into the same 852-page Pentagon policy bill as the repeal of “don't ask, don't tell” …
Jana Winter / Fox News:
With Revolutionaries ‘Looking On,’ Teachers Take Kids on a Protest Trip to Arizona  —  May 28: Jose Lara, a social studies teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District, took students on an overnight “freedom ride” to Phoenix to protest what he called the “racist and outrageous” new immigration law in Arizona.
Christina Wilkie / The Hill:
Goat spears Rep. Weiner, draws blood  —  Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) was injured by a mohair goat on Thursday during a press conference to highlight subsidies to the mohair industry.  —  The goat nicked Weiner's right hand with one of its pointy, foot-long horns, hard enough to draw blood.
New York Times:
U.S. Fury at BP Stirs Backlash Among British  —  LONDON — Spewing oil and alienating Americans with its chief executive's impolitic remarks, BP may be Public Enemy No. 1 in the United States.  But in Britain, where the company is a mainstay of the stock market and a favorite of pension funds …
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Mayra Cuevas / CNN:
Cops: Suspect has info on Holloway  —  Lima, Peru (CNN) — Joran van der Sloot told investigators during an interrogation that he knows the location of Natalee Holloway's body, but he would neither identify the location nor say what happened to her the night of her disappearance, a Peruvian police official told CNN.
Salon:
Top Arlington officials expected to be fired  —  After Salon's yearlong investigation into Arlington's scandals, Army secretary expected to announce overhaul  —  A year-long investigation by Salon.com into the questionable management at Arlington National Cemetery is coming to a head today …
Doug Sovern / Sovern Nation:
Run Jerry Run  —  I ran into Jerry Brown the other day.  Or, rather, he ran into me.  Literally.  —  I was out for a bike ride in the Oakland hills and stopped at Redwood Regional Park to fill up my water bottle.  Suddenly, up jogs Jerry, in his sweats, chugging along the trail.
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama up in 2012 contests  —  Barack Obama leads all of his potential Republican opponents in hypothetical 2012 match ups, and it's becoming increasingly clear from this monthly poll that there are two tiers of GOP candidates when it comes to electability.  —  Polling close to Obama are Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney.
Discussion: Hot Air
Charles Hawley / Spiegel Online:
German-Jewish Boat to Challenge Israeli Blockade  —  Palestinians enjoying a water pipe while looking out into the Mediterranean Sea.  The waters off the Gaza Strip could get busy this summer.  —  A group of German Jews has stepped up efforts to send a humanitarian mission to the Gaza Strip in defiance of the Israeli sea blockade.
Fox News:
Experts Say White House ‘Misrepresented’ Views to Justify Drilling Moratorium  —  May 26: Greenpeace protesters hold up a banner as Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar testifies before the House.  —  The seven experts who advised President Obama on how to deal with offshore drilling safety …
Lee Fang / Think Progress:
Cato scholar jokes about using undocumented immigrants to soak up oil: 'they're very absorbent.'  —  Michael Cannon, a health policy expert for Cato, the libertarian think tank founded by Charles Koch of the oil conglomerate Koch Industries, took to Twitter today to trade jokes about the oil spill.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Hullabaloo
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Senators fret over Big 12 collapse, explore options  —  Plains state senators fretted Thursday over a major impending realignment in college football's major conferences.  —  Lawmakers representing states with universities in the Big 12 conference urged against moves that would break up the conference …
Gabriel Beltrone / Ben Smith's Blog:
Perkins calls Daniels' truce ‘astonishing’  —  Leading conservative Tony Perkins, president of anti-abortion group Family Research Council, is pushing back against Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' suggestion that the next president might have to sideline controversial social issues to broker a “truce” focusing on fiscal problems.
Discussion: Hot Air
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Ramesh Ponnuru / The Corner on National Review Online:
The Daniels Truce — By: Ramesh Ponnuru
Discussion: alicublog
David Brooks / New York Times:
Prune and Grow  —  Sixteen months ago, Congress passed a stimulus package that will end up costing each average taxpayer $7,798.  Economists were divided then about whether this spending was worth it, and they are just as divided now.  —  The president's economists ran the numbers through …
Discussion: Ezra Klein and Marginal Revolution
 
 
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Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Under Pressure, Teachers Tamper With Test Scores
David Brog / Foreign Policy:
Guilty Until Proven Guilty
Discussion: Eunomia and TPMCafe
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Marine Techie: End Gulf Oil Spill With ‘Mother of All Bombs’ (Updated)
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Linda Douglass, former Obama aide, rejoins mainstream media
Discussion: NewsBusters.org and Romenesko
Mark Kinver / BBC:
EU biofuels ‘should be certified’
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Joe Kovacs / WorldNetDaily:
Hawaii elections clerk: Obama not born here
Lisa Riley Roche / Deseret News:
Sen. Bob Bennett will endorse Tim Bridgewater in GOP primary race to replace him
 Earlier Items: 
Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Pelosi considering rewriting ethics rules
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Al Gore / The Huffington Post:
Humble Oil Predicts the Future in 1962 Ad
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Republicans play a different game —  why Murkowski tilts at windmills
Discussion: This Is London, Open Left and NY Post
Chicago Sun Times:
New military heat for Mark Kirk
Discussion: Daily Kos
The Politico:
Are Obama staffers overexposed?
Discussion: TalkLeft and First Draft
Art Beast / The Daily Beast:
Nikki Haley and the New Racial Face of the South
Discussion: Washington Wire