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9:00 AM ET, May 13, 2011

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David Martin / CBS News:
SEAL helmet cams recorded entire bin Laden raid  —  More accurate version of what happened includes details that bin Laden first emerged on third floor, retreated to bedroom after shot fired  —  WASHINGTON - A new picture emerged Thursday of what really happened the night the Navy SEALs swooped …
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Fran Townsend / CNN:
Sources: U.S. grills ‘hostile’ bin Laden wives, via Pakistan officials  —  (CNN) — Three of Osama bin Laden's wives have been interrogated by U.S. intelligence officers under the supervision of Pakistani's intelligence service, according to sources in both governments.
Jane Perlez / New York Times:
Pakistan Army Chief Balks at U.S. Demands to Cooperate  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Despite mounting pressure from the United States since the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistan's army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, seems unlikely to respond to American demands to root …
Discussion: USA Today and National Review
Washington Post:
Bin Laden's preoccupation with U.S. said to be source of friction with followers
Scott Wong / The Politico:
Jim Inhofe: Bin Laden photos ‘pretty graphic’
Discussion: The Note and USA Today
Avik Roy / National Review:
Mitt Romney's Illogical, Terrible Health-Care Address  —  Mitt Romney just gave a more articulate defense of Obamacare than President Obama ever has.  He continues to believe that the individual mandate is a good idea, despite the fact that the “free-rider” problem is a myth.
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Wall Street Journal:
Romney's Daredevil Act  —  On health care, Mitt tries to bridge the unbridgeable.  —  F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote that “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”
Discussion: Erick's blog
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Scott Brown hails Romney's ‘courage’ in healthcare speech  —  Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's (R) healthcare speech drew quick support from fellow Bay State Sen. Scott Brown (R), who called Romney's defense of the state's healthcare plan “courageous.”  —  Brown, who's up for reelection …
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Newt Gingrich Was More Supportive Of Individual Mandates Than Mitt Romney
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
McConnell Ties Debt Limit to Spending Reductions  —  WASHINGTON — The Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, said Thursday that the debt ceiling debate provides Congress with a rare opportunity to make sweeping changes to entitlement programs and spending, and that he would not vote to raise …
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Seniors, Guns and Money
Discussion: Daily Kos
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
McConnell demands spending cuts, Medicare overhaul for deal on debt limit
Discussion: Firedoglake
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.
Discussion: USA Today, Washington Post and The Page
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Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Mitch Daniels, the reluctant candidate
Discussion: CNN
blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Osama bin Laden to al-Qaeda: 'Don't bother assassinating Joe Biden'  —  US officials have revealed that Osama bin Laden's diaries contain the rather startling conclusion that he didn't think Vice President Joe Biden was worth bumping off (hat tip: a tweet from my New York colleague Jon Swaine).
Elise Foley / The Huffington Post:
Tom Coburn Helped Cover Up John Ensign Affair: Senate Ethics Report … John Ensign , Senate Ethics Committee , Tom Coburn , C Street , Coburn Ensign Affair , Coburn John Ensign Affair , Cynthia Hampton , Doug Hampton , John Ensign Affair , John Ensign Scandal , John Ensign Tom Coburn …
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Lucy Madison / CBS News:
Laid-off government worker to Obama: “What would you do, if you were me?”  —  In one of the more personal exchanges from CBS News' town hall with President Obama, one audience member, a pregnant woman who recently found out she was being laid off from her government job …
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Jim Geraghty / National Review:
President Obama, Completely Wrong on Reason for High Unemployment
Rich Johnston / Bleeding Cool Comic Book …:
Superman Loves America Again - It's Official  —  In Action Comics #900, a back up strip by David Goyer, showed Superman announcing he was to go to the UN and give up his citizenship of the USA, so to ensure his actions were not mistaken for US government policy.  —  And the news exploded.
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:
Rand Paul Is Really Crazy  —  When the devoted follower of crackpot cult leader Ayn Rand gets elected to the Senate, you wind up having Congressional hearings filled up with feverish reasoning like this: … Except, of course, we already have a system that establishes the right to health care for elderly Americans.
Discussion: Salon, RedState and Top of the Ticket
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.
Stephanie Strom / New York Times:
I.R.S. Moves to Tax Gifts to Groups Active in Politics  —  Big donors like David H. Koch and George Soros may owe taxes on their millions of dollars in contributions to nonprofit advocacy groups that are playing an increasing role in American politics.  —  The Internal Revenue Service confirmed …
Karoli / Crooks and Liars:
Haley Barbour Shrugs As Mississippi Floods  —  Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour just gave small government a whole new meaning.  Small, as in mean and cold-hearted.  While Barbour bows and scrapes to the Conservative God of the Almighty Dollar, people are bracing to lose everything in what could be the worst flooding in history.
Ian Traynor / Guardian:
Europe moves to close borders in migrant row  —  European interior ministers agree to ‘radical revision’ of Schengen amid fears of a flood of migrants from north Africa  —  European nations moved to reverse decades of unfettered travel across the continent when a majority of EU governments agreed …
Discussion: ParaPundit and Instapundit
Michael Moore / MichaelMoore.com:
Some Final Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden  —  “The Nazis killed tens of MILLIONS.  They got a trial.  Why?  Because we're not like them.  We're Americans.  We roll different.”  - Michael Moore in an interview last week  —  Last week, President Obama fulfilled a campaign promise and killed Osama bin Laden.
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Joe Biden Scouted Multiple Reporters to Be His New Communications Director  —  Joe Biden has a thing for reporters.  Back in December 2008, the vice-president hired former Time Washington bureau chief Jay Carney to be his communications director.  When Carney was promoted earlier this year …
Benjy Sarlin / TPMDC:
Dem Candidate Targets Asian Vote With Bizarre Ad: ‘We Minorities Should Stick Together’  —  The jury's out on just how seriously Democratic candidate Dan Adler should be taken in the crowded primary to replace departed Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) in California's 36th district …
Jill Dougherty / CNN:
U.S. State Department condemns ‘odious’ Ugandan anti-gay bill  —  Washington (CNN) — The State Department Thursday condemned a proposed bill in the Ugandan parliament that could make engaging in homosexual acts a capital offense punishable by death.  The bill may be debated Friday by the Ugandan parliament.
David Dayen / Firedoglake:
McCain's Rejection of Torture Puts Brakes on Neocon Assault  —  We heard from Marcy that John McCain had a decent op-ed today in the Washington Post, denouncing torture and laying out the facts on the role of torture.  He affirmed that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed lied under torture about key facts related …
Josh Gerstein / The Politico:
Despite adviser's warnings, Obama calls bin Laden ‘jihad’ leader  —  It didn't get much attention over the weekend, but, in his interview with “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama described Osama bin Laden as a leader of a global “jihad.”  That's a word that he and his advisers generally avoid.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Jihad Watch
Axel W. Caballero / The Huffington Post:
Immigrants For Sale  —  Georgia is the latest state to pass an anti-immigrant bill like SB1070, with Governor Nathan Deal expected to sign it tomorrow.  Georgia is also home to the largest private prison in the country.  Coincidence?  Not even close.  —  It's hardly a secret …
Discussion: The Nation and Truthdig
 
 
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Marc Ambinder / NationalJournal.com:
Then Came ‘Geronimo’  —  Before the raid on Osama bin Laden's …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
Washington Examiner:
If you want a federal contract, better be nice to Obama
Christopher Shea / Ideas Market:
White Americans See Anti-White Bias on the Rise
Discussion: Balloon Juice and Yglesias
Jonathan Alter / Vanity Fair:
Woman of the World  —  In her ninth year as America's …
Discussion: NO QUARTER and Jezebel
Wall Street Journal:
Google Near Deal in Drug Ad Crackdown
Matt Schneider / Mediaite:
Ed Schultz To Al Sharpton: Is There ‘Underlying Racism’ Behind Fox News Criticizing Common's WH Invite?
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Black Caucus pushes Obama to ease minorities' economic ‘pain’
Discussion: The Politico
 Earlier Items: 
Al Baker / City Room:
Kelly Is Praised as the Man for the Job Atop the F.B.I.
Discussion: PolitickerNY
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
NBC Planning News Magazine Show With Brian Williams
CNNMoney.com:
Your family's health care costs: $19,393
Discussion: Firedoglake
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
Third Party candidate in NY-26 labels video dirty trick
Discussion: WBEN, The Daily Caller and The Politico
Danny Yadron / Washington Wire:
Opposition Grows to White House Executive Order on Contractors