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10:10 AM ET, May 24, 2011


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Wall Street Journal:
An Anti-Israel President  —  The president's peace proposal is a formula for war.  —  Say what you will about President Obama's approach to Israel—or of his relationship with American Jews—he sure has mastered the concept of chutzpah.  —  On Thursday at the State Department …
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Reid breaks with Obama on Israel  —  Breaking with President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Monday urged a renewal of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks without preconditions regarding borders.  —  Obama, in recent days, has proposed that Israel's 1967 boundaries be the …
Maen Rashid Areikat / The Politico:
A Palestinian perspective  —  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.  The speaker says his invitation is a chance to promote freedom, security and peace in the Middle East.
Discussion: Right Wing News
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Netanyahu repeats: No to '67 borders  —  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday once again rejected President Obama's call to base the borders of a Palestinian state on those existing in 1967.  —  Addressing delegates of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Natasha Mozgovaya / Haaretz:
AIPAC chief: Obama should not be even-handed toward Israel and Palestinians
Discussion: Israpundit
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL  —  King: Giuliani ‘very close’ to joining GOP presidential race  —  Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, whose presidential campaign fizzled in 2008, is leaning toward another race for the White House, according to a close associate.  New York Republican Rep. Peter King …
Marc Ambinder /
What Obama's Political Team Thinks of the Republican Field  —  Romney seems the most formidable, they think, while relieved that Daniels got out.  —  Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, shown here in 2010, is the most likely GOP opponent and one of the toughest, according to those close to the president.
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Poll: Romney way ahead of GOP field in New Hampshire
Kirk Enstrom / WMUR:
Poll: Romney Holds Large Lead Over Others
Discussion: GOP 12
New York Post:
Strauss-Kahn's pals bid to pay off woman's kin  —  By ORON DAN in Tel Aviv and LAURA ITALIANO and BOB FREDERICKS in NY  —  Friends of alleged hotel sex fiend Dominique Strauss-Kahn secretly contacted the accusing maid's impoverished family, offering them money to make the case go away since …
Jana Winter / Fox News:
EXCLUSIVE: Strauss-Kahn Told Maid 'Don't You Know Who I Am?'  During Alleged Sex Attack  —  Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a New York City hotel maid, “Don't you know who I am!  Don't you know who I am?” while pinning her down during the alleged sexual assault, law enforcement sources close to the investigation told
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Who Will Play Strauss-Kahn?
Dominique Strauss-Kahn / Telegraph:
DNA samples confirm sperm traces on maid's dress
Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
All eyes on New York's special  —  All of Washington will be watching New York on Tuesday, where a Democratic win in the special election could have national implications for the Republican Party.  —  The special election for former Rep. Chris Lee's (R) seat has been cast as a referendum …
Discussion: Roll Call, Taylor Marsh and FrumForum
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
GOP lawmaker says Sen. Scott Brown ‘should be ashamed of himself’  —  Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) scolded the senator for opposing the House GOP budget from Rep. Paul Ryan.  —  An Illinois Republican on Monday said Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) should be “ashamed of himself” for opposing Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) budget plan.
Alex Isenstadt / The Politico:
5 things to watch in the NY-26 vote
Discussion: CNN
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
State Secrets Block Resolution of Contractors' Suit, Justices Say  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that national security considerations made it impossible for it to take sides in a multibillion-dollar dispute between military contractors and the government.
Los Angeles Times:
U.S. Supreme Court orders massive inmate release to relieve California's crowded prisons
Discussion: New York Times and TalkLeft
David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court orders California to release tens of thousands of prison inmates
Associated Press:
FACT CHECK: Not the whole truth in Pawlenty claims  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — “Truth” was Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's buzzword Monday when he announced his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.  He said he will tell the truth about hard choices facing the nation while others …
Kase Wickman / The Raw Story:
Tim Pawlenty wiped a serial child molester's record clean in 2008
Nsenga Burton / THEROOT.COM:
Rick Ungar: ‘Obamacare’ Is Working  —  Rick Ungar of Forbes is reporting that recent data provided by the nation's largest health insurance companies reveals that a provision of the Affordable Care Act — “Obamacare” - is bringing big numbers of the uninsured into the health care insurance system.
Discussion: The Agonist
Rick Ungar / The Policy Page:
More Solid Proof That Obamacare Is Working
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
White House Adds New Position to Deal with Unfavorable Online Media  —  The White House has named Jesse Lee to a new position within its communications department titled Director of Progressive Media & Online Response.  According to The Huffington Post, Lee will essentially be responsible …
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
White House Beefs Up Online Rapid Response
Richard A. Oppel Jr / New York Times:
Steady Decline in Major Crime Baffles Experts  —  The number of violent crimes in the United States dropped significantly last year, to what appeared to be the lowest rate in nearly 40 years, a development that was considered puzzling partly because it ran counter to the prevailing expectation …
Teens Riot In Manhattan Businesses  —  MYFOXNY.COM - It's like a flash mob gone bad.  Security footage from a Manhattan Dunkin' Donuts shows a group of youths climbing on counters, throwing chairs and throwing tables in a violent attack on workers.  —  It happened at the Dunkin' Donuts on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village.
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Frank Bruni Named Times Op-Ed Columnist  —  Frank Bruni, whose writing career at The New York Times has spanned two presidential campaigns, a pope and more than five years as chief restaurant critic, has been named an op-ed columnist.  —  Andrew Rosenthal, editor of the Opinion Pages …
The Hill:
Sessions threatens to block budget votes, Memorial Day recess  —  Senate Budget Committee ranking member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) threatened on Monday to derail planned budget resolution votes this week — as well as the Memorial Day recess — to protest Democrats' lack of a budget plan.
New York Times:
Democrats Try to Woo Consumer Advocate to Run  —  WASHINGTON — Officials in the Democratic Party are wooing Elizabeth Warren to run for the Senate against the Massachusetts Republican Scott P. Brown rather than have her continue to set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Ross Ramsey / The Texas Tribune:
Perry's Not the Texas Front-Runner, UT/TT Poll Finds  —  Keywords:  —  Enlargegraphic by: Jacob Villanueva / Todd Wiseman  — Reference Material  —  UT/Texas Tribune May 2011 Results: Day 2  —  It's a good thing Rick Perry says he's not running for president …
Discussion: GOP 12 and Taegan Goddard's …
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Discussion: Firedoglake and FrumForum
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