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10:40 AM ET, March 10, 2011

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Senate advances collective bargaining changes; Democrats to return after Assembly action  —  Republicans advance bill curbing most collective bargaining; Maneuver ignites furious protests  —  By Patrick Marley and Lee Bergquist of the Journal Sentinel  —  Madison — With Democrats still in Illinois …
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Scott Walker / Wall Street Journal:
Why I'm Fighting in Wisconsin  —  We can avoid mass teacher layoffs and reward our best performers.  But we have to act now.  —  In 2010, Megan Sampson was named an Outstanding First Year Teacher in Wisconsin.  A week later, she got a layoff notice from the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Ezra Klein:
What happened in Wisconsin tonight  —  Here's what just happened in Wisconsin: The rules of the state's Senate require a quorum for any measures that spend money.  That's how the absence of the Senate's Democrats could stymie Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget law — it spent money, and thus it needed a quorum.
David Dayen / Firedoglake:
Anti-Public Employee Bill Passes Senate in Wisconsin; Only the Beginning of the Fight  —  Wisconsin's Capitol dome in Madison (photo: WxMom)  —  If you've been following along in my last post, you know the news: the Wisconsin State Senate rushed through and passed a bill …
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Breaking: Without Democrats Present, Wisconsin Senate Voting on Largely-Intact Budget Repair Bill  —  Update 7:33 p.m.: As I was writing this up, the state senate voted 18-1 to pass the bill described below.  —  Update 7:38 p.m.: Wisconsin senate majority leader Scott Fitzgerald confirms …
Monica Davey / New York Times:
Wisconsin Senate Limits Bargaining by Public Workers  —  CHICAGO — The bitter political standoff in Wisconsin over Gov. Scott Walker's bid to sharply curtail collective bargaining for public-sector workers ended abruptly Wednesday night as Republican colleagues in the State Senate successfully maneuvered …
Ezra Klein:
Was what Scott Walker did legal?
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Christian Schneider / National Review:
How the Wisconsin Senate Passed Walker's Bill
Discussion: Right Wing News and Moe Lane
Michael A. Fletcher / Washington Post:
Republican Wisconsin senators bypass Democrats in vote on collective bargaining
Discussion: The Fix, TPMDC, Fox News and The Politico
msnbc.com:
GOP rams anti-union bill through Wis. Senate
Discussion: Examiner, TPMDC and Truthdig
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
Just Like That  —  In a brief meeting that lasted barely five minutes …
Discussion: TPMDC and First Draft
Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
Christie's Talk Is Blunt, but Not Always Straight  —  New Jersey's public-sector unions routinely pressure the State Legislature to give them what they fail to win in contract talks.  Most government workers pay nothing for health insurance.  Concessions by school employees would have prevented any cuts in school programs last year.
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
As hearings begin, Peter King reveals threat against him  —  ‘If we know a threat is there ... how can we not investigate it?’  King said Thursday.  AP Photo  —  Ahead of his controversial hearing Thursday on the “radicalization” of American Muslims, Rep. Peter King is revealing …
Discussion: CNN
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Patricia Murphy / Politics Daily:
Rep. Peter King's Hearing on American Muslims: How Radical? How Dangerous?
BBC:
Gaddafi forces beat up BBC team  —  Goktay Koraltan and Feras Killani said other detainees had been badly beaten  —  Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's security forces detained and beat up a BBC news team who were trying to reach the strife-torn western city of Zawiya.
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BBC:
France recognises Libyan rebels
Discussion: Newshoggers.com and FrumForum
Peter Beaumont / Guardian:
BBC staff ‘arrested, tortured in Libya’
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
GOP: Full speed ahead on defunding NPR  — TAGS: - Corporation for Public Broadcasting - House Republicans - National Public Radio - npr - vivian schiller  —  Chief Political Correspondent Follow Him @ByronYork  —  After the release of the James O'Keefe sting video Tuesday …
Discussion: Hot Air and FrumForum
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Ann Althouse / Althouse:
Chaos at the Wisconsin Capitol tonight.
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Spending plan vote backfires as Democrats suffer defections  —  Senate Democrats suffered a wave of defections Wednesday as their proposal to cut just over $6 billion from federal spending this year went down to defeat.  —  The Democratic bill attracted two fewer votes than the rival GOP measure …
Discussion: The Hill and Booman Tribune
Linda Greenhouse / Opinionator:
Justice Scalia Objects  —  One rough measure of how any Supreme Court term is going is to track the decibel level of Justice Antonin Scalia's dissenting opinions.  In a case last week, the question was whether statements made to the police by a shooting victim as he lay bleeding to death …
JSOnline:
The quiet after the Capitol storm  —  Madison - After a wild and raucous night at the State Capitol, the scene inside the building Thursday morning looks just like it was a few weeks ago when protesters camped out overnight.  —  At 6:30 a.m., there were dozens of people who stayed the night …
Expressen:
Interrogator in the Assange case friend with woman accusing Wikileaks founder  —  The police interrogator in the Julian Assange-investigation is a friend of one of the two women who is accusing the Wikileaks founder och sexual assault, Expressen can now reveal.
Discussion: Guardian, Blogcritics and The Wire
The Politico:
John Boehner must join: no budget, no pay  —  House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), in a recent speech in Nashville, Tenn., said it was our “moral responsibility” to avoid a government shutdown.  —  We couldn't agree more.  So we are now urging him to take a critical step to help take the threat of a government shutdown off the table.
Discussion: Stop The ACLU
James C. McKinley Jr / New York Times:
Vicious Assault Shakes Texas Town  —  CLEVELAND, Tex. — The police investigation began shortly after Thanksgiving, when an elementary school student alerted a teacher to a lurid cellphone video that included one of her classmates.  —  The video led the police to an abandoned trailer …
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Mac McClelland / Mother Jones:
The New York Times' Rape-Friendly Reporting
Discussion: Shakesville
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: AOL Will Lay Off Several Hundred Employees, Starting Tomorrow  —  The AOL layoffs are finally here, and they are smaller than some had been expecting.  —  According to several people close to the situation, the New York-based Internet giant will lay off up to several hundred …
 
 
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BBC:
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