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4:05 PM ET, May 13, 2011

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Reuters:
Exclusive: Pornography found in bin Laden hideout: officials  —  (Reuters) - A stash of pornography was found in the hideout of Osama bin Laden by the U.S. commandos who killed him, current and former U.S. officials said on Friday.  —  The pornography recovered in bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad …
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Devin Dwyer / ABCNEWS:
George W. Bush Gives First Public Reaction to Osama Bin Laden Death  —  Former President George W. Bush made his first candid public comments on the killing of Osama bin Laden during an appearance Wednesday at a conference of hedge fund managers in Las Vegas.
The Note:
George W. Bush Eating Souffle When Obama Called About Osama bin Laden  —  ABC News' Devin Dwyer Reports: Former president George W. Bush said he was eating souffle at a restaurant with his wife and friends when President Obama called with the Osama bin Laden news.
Discussion: Firedoglake, Salon and Booman Tribune
David Martin / CBS News:
SEAL helmet cams recorded entire bin Laden raid
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl retires  —  Wisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl won't run for re-election in 2012.  Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg  —  Wisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl announced his retirement Friday, a decision that sets up a competitive open seat contest in a state that has already drawn considerable national attention this year.
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The Note:
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to “Take Some Time” to Mull U.S. Senate Bid  —  ABC News' John R. Parkinson (@JRPabcDC) reports:  —  In the wake of the surprise announcement that Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., will not run for reelection in 2012, Wisconsin lawmaker Paul Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget committee …
David Catanese / The Politico:
Herb Kohl won't seek reelection
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and FrumForum
Stuart Rothenberg / The Rothenberg Political Report:
Wisconsin Senate: Moved from Safe Democrat to Lean Democrat
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Huckabee to Announce Decision on Presidential Run Saturday  —  Updated Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, will announce on Saturday whether he will run for president, the producer of his show on the Fox News Channel said Friday.  —  “Governor Huckabee will announce tomorrow night …
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Jonathan Weisman / Washington Wire:
Does the Huck Stop Here?  —  Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee looks like he'll give the 2012 White House campaign a pass, says Mr. Huckabee's top political operative. … Mr. Huckabee has told followers to tune in to his Saturday evening show on Fox News for what he calls a major announcement.
Discussion: GOP 12 and The Raw Story
The Note:
Mike Huckabee Teases ‘Very Important Announcement’ Coming On Saturday  —  ABC News' Michael Falcone (@michaelpfalcone) reports:  —  UPDATED: Former Arkansas governor and potential presidential aspirant Mike Huckabee is telling a radio audience on Friday that he plans to make “a very important announcement” over the weekend.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and TPMDC
Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Mike Huckabee will show his hand on Saturday
Discussion: FrumForum
Huck PAC:
Mike Huckabee Media Alert
Discussion: CNN, The Note and msnbc.com
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
White House Reacts To Mitt Romney's Speech: He Took A ‘Smart Approach Toward Health Care’ … Mitt Romney , White House , Romney Health Care , Carney , Carney Romney , Mitt Romney Health Care Speech , White House Health Care , Politics News  —  WASHINGTON — The Obama administration …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and FrumForum
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Gallup:
Americans Oppose Raising Debt Ceiling, 47% to 19%  —  Thirty-four percent don't know enough about the issue to say  —  PRINCETON, NJ — By a 47% to 19% margin, Americans say they would want their member of Congress to vote against raising the U.S. debt ceiling, while 34% don't know enough to say.
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Seniors, Guns and Money
David Weigel / Slate:
McConnell: Use the “Debt Ceiling Moment” for Entitlement Reform
Discussion: Firedoglake and Daily Kos
Michael Barbaro / New York Times:
Buying a Trump Property, or So They Thought  —  For many middle-class Americans, it is the most coveted brand in real estate, synonymous with sky-piercing luxury and can't-miss quality: Donald J. Trump.  —  Far from the New York City towers that bear his name, in cities like Tampa, Fla. …
Jackie Calmes / New York Times:
U.S. Mideast Envoy Resigns After 2 Years of Frustration  —  WASHINGTON — President Obama's chief envoy to the Middle East, former Senator George J. Mitchell Jr., is leaving that post after two mostly futile years pressing Israelis and Palestinians to make peace, administration officials said on Friday.
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Matthew Lee / Associated Press:
AP sources: US Mideast envoy plans to resign
Discussion: The Hill, The Politico and The Nation
Aharding / CNN:
George Mitchell resigns as Middle East envoy
Discussion: The Politico and The Note
Dan Carden / nwitimes.com:
Court: No right to resist illegal cop entry into home  —  Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes.  —  In a 3-2 decision …
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:
The “Al Gore Problem,” Defined  —  Dana Milbank compares Mitt Romney to Al Gore: … This is a perfect demonstration of an Al Gore problem, but I'd define the problem differently.  An Al Gore problem is what happens when the media forms an impression of your character and decides …
Paolo Biondi / Reuters:
Gaddafi likely wounded and not in Tripoli: Italy  —  (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has likely been wounded in western airstrikes and has probably left Tripoli, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Friday.  —  A Libyan government spokesman immediately denied that Gaddafi had been harmed.
Jan Crawford / CBS News:
Daniels closer to deciding on presidential bid  —  INDIANAPOLIS — With 1,100 people chanting “Run Mitch, Run,” Gov. Mitch Daniels took the stage here Thursday night and did something he's never done before: He introduced his wife Cheri, and then he turned the microphone over to her to address the sold-out crowd.
Matt Caron / WWLP-TV:
Controversy over child's flag drawing  —  Teacher allegedly refused to hang up picture  —  ORANGE, Mass. (WWLP) - A civil rights controversy is brewing at an elementary school in the Town of Orange, and it all surrounds an11 year-old's drawing of the American Flag.
Andy Birkey / Minnesota Independent:
High schooler challenges Bachmann to debate on U.S. Constitution  —  A high school sophomore from New Jersey is challenging Rep. Michele Bachmann to a debate on civics and the U.S. Constitution.  In an open letter to to Bachmann, Amy Myers of Cherry Hill, N.J., said, “I have found quite a few …
 
 
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David Mdzinarishvili / The Atlantic Online:
Osama bin Laden and the Death of Democratic Weakness
Discussion: Yglesias
Daily Mail:
Al Qaeda's hardmen: New York terror suspect is wannabe model who worked as MAKE-UP salesman at Saks …
Discussion: Power Line and JammieWearingFool
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
TIME: Ensign Ethics Charges Referred to Justice Department and FEC, Lurid Details Emerge
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Julian Pecquet / Healthwatch:
Medicare to run out of money five years earlier, trustees say
Discussion: White House.gov Blog and CNN
Jess Bravin / Law Blog:
Justice Stevens Okays bin Laden Killing
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