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1:50 PM ET, May 29, 2011

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Ginger Adams Otis / New York Post:
Undies in a twist over ‘Weiner wiener’  —  Call it Weiner-gate.  —  Twitter followers of Rep. Anthony Weiner were shocked when a lewd photo popped up on his official account late Friday night.  —  The photo of a bulging male member cloaked in gray briefs was directed to a single Twitter user …
Dan Riehl / Big Government:
Weinergate: Why Would Rep Weiner Care What Time It Was In Seattle?  —  Given the current mystery surrounding Weinergate, there's an interesting Tweet that (as of this writing) still remains in Rep. Weiner's Tweet stream.  While we've gone to some length to protect the identity of the woman involved …
Directorblue / Doug Ross:
Photos: Anthony Weiner's Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend is a 21-Year Old Coed, only 25 Years Younger …
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
For Palin, a Short Ride With Lots of Rumbling  —  Sarah Palin, right, made an appearance at the annual “Rolling Thunder” rally in Washington on Sunday.  —  Sarah Palin made a grand entrance at the Rolling Thunder biker rally on Sunday, wearing a black Harley-Davidson helmet and visibly enjoying herself …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Andy Barr / The Politico:
Sarah Palin's political mystery tour  —  The New Hampshire Republican Party found out Sarah Palin would be coming to town by hearing about it in the news.  —  Where would she be stopping?  They didn't know.  Palin's staff wouldn't even return their calls, leaving them to ask reporters for more answers.
Molly Ball / The Politico:
Palin goes behind enemy lines
Bernie Becker / The Hill:
McCain: Palin can beat Obama  —  Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has said he thinks Sarah Palin could defeat President Obama in next year's presidential election, but he's far from certain that she will actually jump into the race.  —  The GOP's standard-bearer in 2008 also shrugged off …
Michael Barone / Washington Examiner:
Pro-Obama media always shocked by bad economic news  — TAGS: - Barack Obama - Bloomberg News - Business Insider - Christina Romer - cnbc.com - commerce department - Congressional Budget Office - Council of Economics Advisers - David Leonhardt - durable goods - George W. Bush - Glenn Reynolds …
Bernie Becker / The Hill:
GOP freshman: We don't want to repeat George W. Bush's economic record  —  Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) criticized the economic record of his party's last president on Sunday, saying George W. Bush's administration was not committed enough to limiting government.  —  “He grew government.
almasryalyoum.com:
Brotherhood sheikh to run for president  —  Average:  —  ShareThis  —  Send to friend  —  Muslim Brotherhood Sheikh Hazem Abu Ismail announced his intention to run in Egypt's upcoming presidential elections.  —  He said that if elected he would implement Islamic sharia law and cancel the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
Lizette Alvarez / New York Times:
Republican Legislators Push to Tighten Voting Rules  —  MIAMI — Less than 18 months before the next presidential election, Republican-controlled statehouses around the country are rewriting voting laws to require photo identification at the polls, reduce the number of days of early voting or tighten registration rules.
The Note:
Mitch Daniels Says He Could Have Beaten Obama If He Had Run  —  ABC News' Jessica Desvarieux reports:  —  Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels says he has no regrets about his recent decision not to run for the Republican presidential nomination, but says he believes he could have beaten President Obama if he had run.
Discussion: CNN
Craig Whitlock / Washington Post:
Gen. James Cartwright, on tap to lead Pentagon, became target for criticism  —  President Obama summoned one of his favorite and most trusted military advisers, Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright, to the White House on May 21 for a one-on-one meeting.  It was a Saturday, less than three weeks since …
Discussion: Prairie Weather
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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
‘Comforter-in-chief’ heading to tornado-ravaged Missouri for memorial service
Discussion: The Hill
Online NewsHour:
Shields, Brooks on Patriot Act, N.Y. Race Upset, Medicare Politics, Palin Tour  —  Transcript  —  JUDY WOODRUFF: Now it's time for our weekly analysis from Shields and Brooks.  That's syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks.  —  Welcome, gentlemen.
Discussion: Salon and Crooks and Liars
 
 
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UK training Saudi forces used to crush Arab spring
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David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Egypt Lifts Blockade, Along With the Gazans' Hopes
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