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6:35 PM ET, May 25, 2011

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The Note:
Bill Clinton to Paul Ryan on Medicare Election: ‘Give me a Call’  —  ABC News' Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) reports:  —  The day after the stunning upset in the special congressional election in upstate New York, Rep. Paul Ryan is a man under fire.  —  But ABC News was behind the scenes …
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David Frum / FrumForum:
Paul Ryan: 2012's Goldwater?  —  I used to worry that Sarah Palin would be the Barry Goldwater of 2012.  My bad.  Paul Ryan is the Barry Goldwater of 2012.  —  The Goldwater effect continues on this morning after the NY-26 debacle.  Henry Olsen of AEI, as smart a political numbers guy …
Jake Sherman / The Politico:
Newt Gingrich now defending Paul Ryan  —  Newt Gingrich is resurfacing in the battle over Medicare, but this time on Rep. Paul Ryan's side.  —  The former House speaker sent a letter to members of Congress Wednesday morning claiming that “Democrats and their allies in the elite media …
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Ryan blames NY-26 on Dem ‘scare tactics’  —  Tuesday's special election win by Democrat Kathy Hochul was the result of Democratic scare tactics, and not actually a referendum on the reality of his Medicare plan, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said in his first comments after the polls closed in Western New York.
Raymond Hernandez / New York Times:
Democrat Wins G.O.P. Seat; Rebuke Seen to Medicare Plan  —  Democrats scored an upset in one of New York's most conservative Congressional districts on Tuesday, dealing a blow to the national Republican Party in a race that largely turned on the party's plan to overhaul Medicare.
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
G.O.P. on the Defensive as Voters Resist Medicare Plan  —  WASHINGTON — When they proposed just last month to overhaul Medicare, House Republicans were confident that the wind of budget politics was at their backs and that the country's looming fiscal problems provided justification …
Peter Orszag / Bloomberg:
About Peter R Orszag  —  Peter R. Orszag, vice chairman of global banking at Citigroup and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, was President Obama's director of the Office of Management and Budget.  —  Sharing Costs Is No Way to Fix Medicare  —  Chart by Jarrod Barretto.
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Six Months After Midterm Disaster, Hopeful Signs for Democrats  —  Here's what I wrote two weeks ago about the special election in New York's 26th Congressional District, which was won by the Democrat Kathy Hochul Tuesday night: … Ms. Hochul, with most of the vote counted, has 48 percent of the total, so she has met this threshold.
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Five GOP senators jump ship in Ryan budget vote
Discussion: FrumForum
Ezra Klein / Washington Post:
Wonkbook: Voters like their single-payer health care
Budget Committee:
The Facts on Medicare and How to Save It
Discussion: The Foundry, RedState and TPMDC
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Senate to vote on Ryan budget after Dem victory in NY26
Discussion: The Note and Daily Kos
Jeff Cox / CNBC:
CNBC Anchor Mark Haines Dies Unexpectedly at Age 65  —  Veteran journalist Mark Haines, a fixture on CNBC for 22 years, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening.  He was 65 years old.  —  Haines, founding anchor of CNBC's morning show “Squawk Box,” was co-anchor of the network's “Squawk on the Street” …
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Benjy Sarlin / TPMDC:
MSNBC's Ed Schultz Calls Radio Host Laura Ingraham A ‘Right Wing Slut’  —  MSNBC host Ed Schultz is known for his hyperbolic attacks on Republicans but it looks like he may have crossed the line on his show yesterday by labeling Laura Ingraham a “right wing slut.”
Brian Maloney / The Radio Equalizer:
Libtalker Ed Schultz Uses Vulgarity To Attack Conservative Host  —  DEPRAV-ED  —  MSNBC'S Schultz: Laura Ingraham's ‘A Slut’  —  *** RIP: CNBC'S MARK HAINES, ONE OF THE LAST HONEST BUSINESS JOURNALISTS ***  —  Bye-bye, Ed Schultz.  —  We'll especially miss your gigantic ego, unending rage and all-around delightful personality.
Laura Ingraham / Facebook:
Response to Ed Schultz
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Michelle Malkin:
More misogyny at MSNBC: Neanderthal host attacks Laura Ingraham as a “slut”
Discussion: Mediaite
Tim Graham / NewsBusters.org:   Will MSNBC Suspend Ed Schultz for Calling Laura Ingraham a ‘Right-wing Slut’ and ‘Talk Slut’?
Marc Lacey / New York Times:
Suspect in Shooting of Giffords Ruled Unfit for Trial  —  TUCSON, Ariz. — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Jared L. Loughner was not mentally competent to stand trial on charges of opening fire at a constituent event for an Arizona congresswoman in January, killing 6 and injuring 13.
Discussion: Arizona Republic and Law Blog
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Tim Gaynor / Reuters:
(Reuters) - Shooting rampage suspect Jared Loughner is not …
Discussion: Hit & Run, Jezebel and Gawker
John Edwards / Associated Press:
Suspect in Ariz. shooting spree that wounded Rep. Giffords found incompetent to stand trial
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Felix Salmon:
The Gingriches and Tiffany: When a loan becomes lobbying
Edward Wyatt / New York Times:
Decorum Breaks Down at House Hearing  —  WASHINGTON — A House committee hearing into the structure of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau disintegrated into heated accusations of lying to Congress on Tuesday, with the panel's chairman accusing Elizabeth Warren of giving misleading testimony …
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Obama adviser tells Congress she has more important things to do
James Hill / ABCNEWS:
John Edwards: U.S. Green-Lights Prosecution for Alleged Campaign Law Violations Tied to Affair Cover-Up  —  Former Sen. John Edwards speaks at a campaign rally Jan. 26, 2008, in Columbia, S.C. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)  —  The United States Department of Justice has green-lighted the prosecution …
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Jeffrey Goldberg / Bloomberg:
About Jeffrey Goldberg  —  Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for the Atlantic, is the author of “Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror.”  He was formerly a Washington correspondent and a Middle East correspondent for the New Yorker.  —  Why Palestinians Have Time on Their Side
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Scott Conroy / Real Clear Politics:
Palin's Secret Weapon: New Film to Premiere in June  —  Shortly after Republicans swept last November to a historic victory in which Sarah Palin was credited with playing a central role, the former Alaska governor pulled aside her close aide, Rebecca Mansour, to discuss a hush-hush assignment …
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FOX 10 News:
From Alaska to Arizona — Could Sarah Palin Be Relocating?
Discussion: blogs.telegraph.co.uk and Politics
Quinnipiac University:
Florida Voters Turn Thumbs Down On Gov. Scott 2-1, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Voters Say Property Insurance Is Getting Worse  —  Florida voters disapprove 57 - 29 percent of the job Gov. Rick Scott is doing, the worst score of any governor in the states surveyed by Quinnipiac University …
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J. Bradford DeLong / Grasping Reality …:
Time to PANIC!!:  Second-Quarter Real GDP Growth Looks Slow Enough to Put No Upward Pressure at All on the Employment-to-Population Ratio  —  Time to push the panic button.  —  Macroeconomic Advisers is revising their tracking forecast of real GDP growth in the second quarter.
Michael Barone / Washington Examiner:
Obama skirts rule of law to reward pals, punish foes  —  Senior Political Analyst Follow Him @MichaelBarone  —  Question: What do the following have in common?  Eckert Cold Storage Co., Kerly Homes of Yuma, Classic Party Rentals, West Coast Turf Inc., Ellenbecker Investment Group Inc. …
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Walker's numbers continue to get worse  —  Scott Walker's popularity has continued to decline over the last three months and Wisconsin voters now say they would vote to recall him if there was an election today.  They also say they would pick either Russ Feingold or Tom Barrett over Walker in a head to head match up.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Obama miscues on toast  —  Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and U.S. President Barack Obama during a state banquet in Buckingham Palace, London, on Tuesday May 24, 2011.  —  AP Photo  —  LONDON - It was all going so well.  —  But when the time came for President Obama to deliver his toast …
 
 
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