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11:10 AM ET, May 22, 2011


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Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Mitch Daniels won't run in 2012  —  Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels told supporters in a midnight email early Sunday that he is opting against a 2012 presidential run, a decision that he said ultimately came down to family concerns.  —  The decision by the former political operative and favorite …
Jeff Zeleny / The Caucus:
Daniels Decides Against Republican Presidential Bid  —  Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana has decided not to seek the Republican presidential nomination, telling supporters in an e-mail message early Sunday that he decided against entering the race because of family considerations.
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Mitch Daniels won't run for president in 2012  —  Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels won't run for president in 2012.  (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Greg Swiercz)Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels won't seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, a decision that could well throw the field open to other late entrants.
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Mitch-slapped GOP looks for new option  —  Mitch Daniels's overnight decision against a presidential bid will immediately raise the volume on the low-hum grumbling among Republican insiders that they're gearing up to face President Obama with the weakest primary field in recent memory.
Discussion: The Page
The Note:
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels Chooses NOT to Run  —  ABC's Michael Falcone, Sara Just and Amy Walter report: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has decided not to seek the Republican nomination for President, citing family considerations as a major factor in his decision.
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Horton's ghost haunts GOP field  —  It's still early in the presidential race, so the opposition research dumps haven't really begun.  But when the skeletons in the closets of 2012 GOP hopefuls begin to be revealed, the unique shape of the field — which will almost certainly feature a handful …
Daniel Leblanc / Globe and Mail:
Ottawa won't back Obama's Mideast peace proposal  —  The Harper government is refusing to join the United States in calling for a return to 1967 borders as a starting point for Mideast peace, a position that has drawn sharp criticism from Canada's staunch ally Israel.
Rummelj / CNN:
State of the Union Early Bird for May 22, 2011
Discussion: The Note, BBC and Reuters
Dore Gold / Wall Street Journal:
Israel's 1967 Borders Aren't Defensible
Discussion: Israel Matzav and New York Times
Matthew Yglesias / Yglesias:
Harassment Incentives  —  Penelope Trunk: … On the other hand, Steven Greenhouse reports that various kinds of harassment and assault of hotel maids are extremely common.  Is it true, after all, that a maid has “nothing to lose”?  Perhaps that would be true if the economy operated at a permanent full-employment state.
Discussion: New York Times
Penelope Trunk:   Sexual harassment is going high-end
Jacob Weisberg / Slate Magazine:
Fantasy Island  —  Are Republicans losing their grip on reality?  —  At a press conference last week, someone asked Chris Christie for his views on evolution vs. creationism.  “That's none of your business,” the New Jersey governor barked in response.  —  This minor incident …
Minneapolis Star Tribune:
state + local  —  Voters to determine the future of marriage, House decides  —  After a long, passionate and solemn debate that lasted deep into the night, the Minnesota House passed a proposed constitutional amendment on Saturday to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Garrett Epps / The Atlantic Online:
America's 10 Biggest Constitutional Myths  —  Constitutional argumentation is a means Americans employ to keep from killing each other.  Ridiculous claims about the Constitution, then, may often be a sign of political health rather than sickness.  —  So it's not surprising that …
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Hullabaloo
Frank R. Lindh / New York Times:
Bin Laden's Gone.  Can My Son Come Home?  —  ON the evening of May 1, we learned that Osama bin Laden had been killed.  The following dawn, I left my house in the Bay Area to catch a bus to Oakland International Airport.  I flew to Indianapolis for a scheduled visit with my son …
Discussion: Daily Kos
Fox News:
Tea Party Favorite Herman Cain Joins 2012 GOP Race  —  Tea Party favorite Herman Cain announced his long-shot presidential candidacy to a raucous crowd in Atlanta Saturday, yelling, “I'm running for president of the United States and I'm not running for second.”
Aharding / CNN:
Herman Cain officially announces presidential bid
Discussion: Oliver Willis and ABCNEWS
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Christina D. Romer / New York Times:
Needed: Plain Talk About the Dollar
Gabrielle Saveri / Reuters:
Broadcaster silent as “Judgment Day” hours tick by
Discussion: Slate Magazine and Don Surber
 Earlier Items: 
Dr. Milton R. Wolf / Washington Times:
Obamacare waiver corruption must stop
Discussion: Left Coast Rebel
Aharding / CNN:
New poll shows Democrat ahead in NY special election