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3:35 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 …
Discussion: Ballot Box
David Catanese / The Politico:
Herb Kohl won't seek reelection  —  Wisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl said Friday he won't pursue reelection in 2012, becoming the ninth senator and sixth Democrat to retire this campaign cycle.  —  “The greatest honor and the greatest responsibility of my life has been to serve as Wisconsin's United States Senator.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and FrumForum
Michael O'Brien / Ballot Box:
Kohl decides against '12 bid in blow to Dem efforts to keep Senate  —  Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) will announce Friday that he won't seek reelection in 2012, a Democratic source confirmed.  —  Kohl, the quiet Wisconsin senator and owner of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, will depart from the Senate …
Discussion: CNN, UrbanGrounds, JSOnline and The Note
Stuart Rothenberg / The Rothenberg Political Report:
Wisconsin Senate: Moved from Safe Democrat to Lean Democrat
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
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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 …
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
Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Mike Huckabee will show his hand on Saturday
Discussion: FrumForum
Huck PAC:
Mike Huckabee Media Alert
Discussion: The Note, CNN 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
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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. …
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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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.
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CNN:
Mitch the moderate? Daniels backers tout his conservative record
CNN:
Source: George Mitchell stepping down as Middle East envoy  —  Washington (CNN) — Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell is resigning as the Obama administration's Mideast envoy, a senior U.S. official told CNN Friday.  —  Mitchell has served as President Barack Obama's point man in the region …
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Matthew Lee / Associated Press:
AP sources: US Mideast envoy plans to resign
Discussion: The Hill, The Politico and The Nation
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 …
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.
Discussion: Mediaite and Pundit Press
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.
Lee Fang / ThinkProgress:
Jane Corwin Voted To Allow Women To Be Shackled During Childbirth  —  In the past, Assemblywoman Jane Corwin (R-NY), the GOP nominee for the special election in New York's 26th congressional district, called attention to her economic views by declaring that, “we need to create …
The Note:
Newt Gingrich Unveils Economic Plan  —  ABC News' Arlette Saenz (@arlettesaenz) reports:  —  Newly-minted presidential candidate Newt Gingrich debuted his “Jobs and Prosperity Plan” this morning in Washington, D.C., touting his experience as Speaker of the House during the 1990's and his work …
Discussion: CNN and GOP 12
 
 
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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
Andy Birkey / Minnesota Independent:
High schooler challenges Bachmann to debate on U.S. Constitution
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:
The “Al Gore Problem,” Defined
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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Washington state suspends 2012 presidential primary
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Mary Elizabeth Williams / Salon:
Why the right hates Common
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Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Joe Biden Scouted Multiple Reporters to Be His New Communications Director