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9:15 PM ET, April 9, 2011

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Carl Cameron / Fox News:
Who Won the Shutdown Showdown?  It Wasn't Even Close  —  While Republicans wanted to cut more spending in Saturday's early morning compromise to keep the government open, they think they got the better of the deal.  —  Here's why: HR1 was originally to seek spending cuts …
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Abby Phillip / The Politico:
Budget deal leaves liberals disheartened  —  The $38.5 billion deal brokered between Republicans and President Barack Obama on Friday night may have resolved the immediate threat of a government shutdown.  But it didn't take long for many liberal Democrats to begin to realize that there might …
Discussion: The Hill, The Hill and iOwnTheWorld.com
David Weigel / Weigel:
The No-Shutdown Wrap: Boehner Wins, Austerity Wins, and the Social Conservatives Go Home With A “Participant” Trophy  —  Shortly after 10:50 p.m., Speaker of the House John Boehner was the first budget negotiator to announce that there'd been a deal, and a government shutdown would be averted.
Washington Post:
Budget fight shows Washington still broken  —  Gallery: Government shutdown 2011: Congressional leaders agreed late Friday to a compromise that will keep the federal government funded for the remainder of the fiscal year.  —  As the midnight Friday deadline loomed for a possible government shutdown …
Alex Seitz-Wald / ThinkProgress:
Kyl Walks Back Planned Parenthood Claim: It ‘Was Not Intended To Be A Factual Statement’  —  As ThinkProgress reported earlier today, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) defended Republicans' willingness to shut down the government over funding for Planned Parenthood by falsely claiming that abortion is …
Andrew Stiles / National Review:
Boehner Wins Big
David Rogers / The Politico:
Government shutdown averted, White House and Republicans reach deal
Matthew Cooper / NationalJournal.com:
The Budget Skirmish Ends. The War Begins
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
Deal falls short of GOP cut pledge; ‘As good as we could get,’ Boehner says
Discussion: American Times and Firedoglake
The Hill:
House, Senate pass one-week spending bill to buy time for deal
Discussion: The Nation
Susan Ferrechio / Washington Examiner:
Minutes to shutdown, Congress strikes budget deal
Carol E. Lee / Wall Street Journal:   Obama's Budget Aim: To Rise Above Fray
Speaker Boehner / Speaker:
KEY FACTS: Bipartisan Agreement on Spending Cuts to Support American Job Creation
Donald J. Trump / New York Times:
Donald Trump Responds  —  To the Editor:  —  Re “Donald Trump Gets Weirder,” by Gail Collins (column, April 2):  —  Even before Gail Collins was with the New York Times, she has written nasty and derogatory articles about me.  Actually, I have great respect for Ms. Collins in that she has survived so long with so little talent.
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Andrew Osborn / Telegraph:
Russia wants ‘red button’ rights for US missile defence system
Robert Berkvist / New York Times:
Sidney Lumet, Director of American Film Classics, Dies at 86  —  Sidney Lumet, a director who preferred the streets of New York to the back lots of Hollywood and whose stories of conscience — “12 Angry Men,” “Serpico,” “Dog Day Afternoon,” “The Verdict,” “Network” — became modern American film classics …
Richard / The Huffington Post:
Why Progressives Keep On Losing and the Right Keeps On Winning  —  Congratulations!  The “grand compromise” will cut nearly thirty nine billion dollars in needed government spending, which proves how “serious” everyone is about reducing the deficit.  The grand compromisers could have cancelled …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and TPMDC
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CNN:
Budget deal doesn't thrill some in the Tea Party movement  —  Washington (CNN) - Some leading national Tea Party organizations are anything but happy with Friday night's deal on the budget that prevented a federal government shutdown.  —  A spokesman for the Tea Party Express tells CNN the group isn't …
Discussion: Politics
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
Rep. Allen West will vote no on budget deal  —  Rep. Allen West is against the bipartisan budget deal struck by Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and the Obama administration.  —  West told The Hill that $39 billion in cuts is insufficient.  Asked whether he was pleased with the agreement on policy riders …
Ynetnews:
Muslims offended by Trinny & Susannah  —  Channel 10 apologizes for ads showing British fashion advisors in immodest clothing against backdrop of al-Aqsa Mosque  —  Eran Baron  —  Channel 10 apologized for the incident on Wednesday evening and promised to change the ads immediately.
Discussion: Jihad Watch and Weasel Zippers
BooMan / Booman Tribune:
The Aftermath  —  I have to rescind my assessment last night that John Boehner got nothing out of the late negotiations on the 2011 budget.  Apparently, he won the restoration of a ban on the District of Columbia spending its own money to help poor women obtain abortions.
BBC:
US to fund $20m remake of Sesame Street for Pakistan  —  The show will be set in a Pakistan village and be mostly in Urdu  —  The United States is funding a Pakistani remake of the popular TV children's show Sesame Street.  —  In a new effort to win hearts and minds in Pakistan, USAID …
Associated Press:
Soldiers and Protesters Clash in Cairo  —  CAIRO (AP) — Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire inside a central Cairo square demanding the resignation of the military's head after troops violently dispersed an overnight protest killing one and injuring 71.
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Aljazeera:
Clashes erupt around Cairo's Tahrir Square
Discussion: MyDD and Outside the Beltway
Aljazeera:
Protesters killed in southern Syria
Discussion: Truthdig and Guardian
 
 
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Guardian:
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