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7:30 AM ET, June 28, 2010

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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Senator Byrd is Ill; A Note on West Virginia's Vacancy Laws  —  The 92-year-old Senator Robert Byrd, the longest-serving senator in United States history, is seriously ill, according to his office.  —  Byrd has been hospitalized three times since 2009.  If he were not to recover this time …
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Joe Holley / Washington Post:
West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd dead at 92  —  Robert C. Byrd, a conservative West Virginia Democrat who became the longest-serving member of Congress in history and used his masterful knowledge of the institution to shape the federal budget, protect the procedural rules of the Senate and …
Martin Kady II / The Politico:
Robert Byrd dies at 92  —  The Senate has lost one of its legends with the death of Robert C. Byrd, an orphan child who married a coal miner's daughter and rose from the hollows of West Virginia coal country to become the longest serving senator in U.S. history.
Adam Clymer / New York Times:
Robert Byrd, Respected Voice of the Senate, Dies at 92  —  Robert C. Byrd, who used his record tenure as a United States senator to fight for the primacy of the legislative branch of government and to build a modern West Virginia with vast amounts of federal money, died early on Monday.  He was 92.
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:
Byrd, 92, ‘seriously ill’ in Washington hospital  —  Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) was admitted to a Washington-area hospital in “seriously ill” condition, his office said a news release Sunday.  —  The statement said that Byrd, 92, “was admitted to the hospital late last week suffering …
Janie Lorber / New York Times:
Senator Robert Byrd Is Seriously Ill  —  WASHINGTON — Senator Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving senator in United States history, is “seriously ill,” his office announced Sunday afternoon.  —  Mr. Byrd, a 92-year-old Democrat from West Virginia, was admitted to an undisclosed hospital late …
Discussion: Michelle Malkin and FrumForum
sundaygazettemail.com:
U.S. SEN. ROBERT C. BYRD DIES AT 92  —  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Robert Carlyle Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress in United States history, who spent much of his career as a conservative Democrat and ended it by fiercely opposing the war in Iraq and questioning the state's powerful coal industry, died Monday.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Washington Wire:
‘Seriously Ill’ Byrd Could Spell Delay for Financial Regulation Vote
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
CNN:
West Virginia Dem hospitalized in serious condition, office says
Discussion: TalkLeft
Janie Lorber / The Caucus:
Senator Byrd ‘Seriously Ill’
Discussion: The Page
Doug Palmer / Reuters:
Senator's concern may complicate Wall Street bill vote
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
U.S. officials say Karzai aides are derailing corruption cases involving elite  —  Top officials in President Hamid Karzai's government have repeatedly derailed corruption investigations of politically connected Afghans, according to U.S. officials who have provided Afghanistan's authorities …
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Page
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Matthew Rosenberg / Wall Street Journal:   Corruption Suspected in Kabul Airlifts
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Third Depression  —  Recessions are common; depressions are rare.  As far as I can tell, there were only two eras in economic history that were widely described as “depressions” at the time: the years of deflation and instability that followed the Panic of 1873 and the years of mass unemployment …
Mark Steyn / The Corner on National Review Online:
Keystone Kanuck Kops — By: Mark Steyn  —  More fun from the G20 summit:  —  Having stood by watching as a mob trashed downtown businesses (and their own cruisers), the peculiarly insecure dweebs of the Toronto police are now threatening law-abiding passers-by (that would be Cop#3478) and beating up Guardian reporters:
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Ian Austen / New York Times:
Police in Toronto Criticized for Treatment of Protesters, Many Peaceful
WBBM-TV:
Alexi Giannoulias Subpoenaed For Blago Trial  —  CHICAGO (CBS) ― First it was President Barack Obama, then White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, now U.S. Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias is joining the Rod Blagojevich corruption trial subpoena list.
Discussion: Beltway Confidential
Washington Post:
As Kagan confirmation hearings begin, Republicans struggle for line of attack  —  For weeks leading up to the start of Elena Kagan's Senate confirmation hearings Monday, Republicans have struggled to find a compelling line of attack to take against the Supreme Court nominee.
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James Oliphant / Los Angeles Times:
Elena Kagan's Supreme Court hearing to start Monday
Reuters:
Court to rule on Sarbanes-Oxley and gun rights
Tom Goldstein / SCOTUSblog:
The final four decisions
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
G-20 nations pledge to cut deficits despite Obama's push for stimulus  —  President Barack Obama's push for continued global stimulus in light of a tenuous economic recovery was largely pushed back at the G-20 as world leaders agreed to focus on deficit reduction.
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The Politico:
Theater of the absurd  —  On Wednesday, the same day President Barack Obama ousted his humiliated Afghanistan commander, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs walked into the Oval Office with more grim news: The cap on the gushing oil in the Gulf had been dislodged.  —  “What?”
The Daily Caller:
No, seriously!  —  David Weigel, who's been covering the right for the Washington Independent, will soon be heading to the Washington Post.  —  Weigel joins the Post on April 5, and will be launching a blog focused on the conservative movement, tea party activists, and how the GOP's preparing for November...
Discussion: Althouse, PointOfLaw Forum and Hot Air
The Independent:
The last post: McChrystal's bleak outlook  —  President Obama lost patience with Runaway General's failed strategy  —  Sacked US General Stanley McChrystal issued a devastatingly critical assessment of the war against a “resilient and growing insurgency” just days before being forced out.
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David Segal / New York Times:
In Colorado, Pot-Selling Pioneers Try to Turn a Profit
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Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain:
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Associated Press:
Martin Ginsburg, Justice's Husband, Dies
Rasmussen Reports:
Just 32% View Holder, Napolitano Favorably
Discussion: Power Line and HotAirPundit
Adrian Blomfield / Telegraph:
US-Israeli relations suffer ‘tectonic rift’
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 Earlier Items: 
Ian Welsh / Crooks and Liars:
G20 Confers On How To Make You Pay For The Blunders Of The Rich
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Washington Post
Eric Zimmermann / The Hill:
Intelligence Committee chairwoman open to delaying Afghan deadline
Discussion: CNN and Balloon Juice
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Transit and Density  —  From an LA Times writeup of a light …