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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Obama ‘disrespected’ Israel, threw it ‘under the bus,’ says Romney  —  President Obama “disrespected” Israel and threw it “under the bus” in a wide-ranging speech on the Middle East on Thursday, GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney charged.  —  Romney strongly criticized Obama, who …
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The White House:
Remarks by the President on the Middle East and North Africa State Department, Washington, DC  —  THE PRESIDENT: Thank you.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Please, have a seat.  Thank you very much.  I want to begin by thanking Hillary Clinton …
New York Times:
Obama Sees '67 Borders as Starting Point for Peace Deal  —  WASHINGTON — Seeking to harness the seismic political change still unfolding in the Arab world, President Obama on Thursday publicly called for the borders prevailing before the 1967 Israeli-Arab war to be the starting point for talks …
John / Power Line:
Barack Obama, Neocon?  —  President Obama delivered a speech on the Middle East at the State Department today.  If one takes it seriously, it signified—with one key exception—Obama's transformation into a virtual clone of his predecessor.  President Bush's democracy agenda …
Facebook:
PMO Announcement following President Obama's speech  —  Israel appreciates President Obama's commitment to peace.  Israel believes that for peace to endure between Israelis and Palestinians, the viability of a Palestinian state cannot come at the expense of the viability of the one and only Jewish state.
The Atlantic Online:
Nothing New in the Idea That '67 Borders Should Guide Peace Talks (UPDATED)  —  I'm amazed at the amount of insta-commentary out there suggesting that the President has proposed something radical and new by declaring that Israel's 1967 borders should define — with land-swaps — the borders of a Palestinian state.
BBC:
Obama insists 1967 ‘basis’ for Israel-Palestinian peace  —  Barack Obama: “Let's get started on a conversation about territory and about security”  —  US President Barack Obama has insisted that the “1967 border” must be the “basis for negotiations” to set up a future Palestinian state.
Discussion: TPMDC
Ethan Bronner / New York Times:
Netanyahu Responds Icily to Obama Remarks
Discussion: The Lede, Yglesias and The Daily Dish
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Pawlenty: Obama's Israel proposal a ‘disaster waiting to happen’
Simon Wiesenthal Center:
SWC: Israel Should Reject a Return to 1967 ‘Auschwitz’ Borders
Discussion: The Hill
David Weigel / Weigel:
Willie Nelson Retracts Gary Johnson Endorsement  —  Having written quite a few items about Gary Johnson's presidential bid, it saddens me that this is easily the most coverage I've ever seen of it.  The co-founder of Nelson's Teapot Party explains: … Kucinich might be screwed out of his seat …
Discussion: Mediaite
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Ryan J. Reilly / TPMDC:
Cornyn: Democrats To Blame For Republican Filibuster Of Goodwin Liu  —  Republicans just filibustered President Barack Obama's judicial nominee Goodwin Liu, and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) says Democrats should take the blame.  —  “I argued that everyone should get an up-or-down vote but we lost that battle …
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Carl Hulse / New York Times:
G.O.P. Blocks Judicial Nominee in a Sign of Battles to Come
Discussion: CNN and The Page
Sen. Mitch McConnell / Judicial:
Why the Senate should reject Goodwin Liu
Discussion: Balkinization, The Note and Moe Lane
The Atlantic Online:
Gingrich: I Wasn't Talking About Ryan's Plan on ‘Meet the Press’  —  Newt Gingrich said today that he wasn't referring to Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wisc.)  Medicare plan when he uttered the words “right-wing social engineering” last Sunday — a comment that has earned the former House speaker …
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Eric Kleefeld / TPMDC:
Gingrich: ‘And By The Way, It Was Not A Reference To Paul Ryan’ (AUDIO)
People.com:
Sarah Palin's Son Track Gets Married!  —  Duane and Elizabeth Hanson, Britta Hanson, Track Palin, Sarah and Todd Palin  —  The Palin family is growing!  —  Sarah Palin's eldest son, Track, 22, recently married his high school sweetheart, Britta Hanson, 21, in a small ceremony in Hatcher Pass, Alaska.
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Juliet Macur / New York Times:
Armstrong Accused of Drug Use by Ex-Teammate  —  The cyclist Tyler Hamilton, one of Lance Armstrong's former teammates on the United States Postal Service team, said he saw Armstrong inject himself with the banned performance-enhancing drug EPO “many, many times” to win the Tour de France …
Discussion: TalkLeft and New York Magazine
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CBS News:
Ex-Teammate: I saw Lance Armstrong use EPO  —  Tyler Hamilton tells Scott Pelley that Armstrong used banned drug in 1999, the first year he won the “Tour de France”  —  BY:  —  Have Your Say - Tweet It Retweet It - More  —  A former teammate of perhaps the world's greatest cyclist …
Discussion: The Lede
Kasie Hunt / The Politico:
Huntsman thronged in N.H. debut  —  HANOVER, N.H. — Jon Huntsman's first stop on the New Hampshire campaign trail Thursday was billed as a cozy meet-and-greet at a small-town restaurant.  —  It ended up as a big media circus.  —  TV cameras and dozens of writers and photographers …
Discussion: CNN and The Note
Jane Perlez / New York Times:
China Gives Pakistan 50 Fighter Jets  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — China has agreed to immediately provide 50 JF-17 fighter jets to Pakistan, a major outcome of a visit by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to Beijing this week, Pakistani officials said Thursday.
Wall Street Journal:
No Pink Slip for Ronald McDonald  —  McDonald's Corp. is standing by its clown.  —  The 48-year-old, red-haired mascot has come under fire from health-care professionals and consumer groups who, in recent days, have asked the fast-food chain to retire Ronald McDonald.
Discussion: Jezebel and HotAirPundit
Laura Myers / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Judge overturns Miller decision on open special election … CARSON CITY — A District Court judge on Thursday overruled a decision by Secretary of State Ross Miller to allow any qualified candidate to run in a Sept. 13 special election to fill a U.S. House vacancy in Nevada.
Discussion: Ballot Box and Hotline On Call
Ynetnews:
Palestinian Facebook group urges rushing of Israel's borders  —  New pro-Palestinian group on social media site urges Arabs to march on Israel's borders following coming Friday's prayers  —  Pro-Palestinian activists have formed a new Facebook group calling for mass marches on Israel's borders this coming Friday.
Wall Street Journal:
Stephen Colbert's Free Speech Problem  —  The comedian runs up against campaign-finance law in an attempt to lampoon the Supreme Court.  —  Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert, like most of his friends and allies on the left, thinks that last year's Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC is, literally, ridiculous.
 
 
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