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9:20 PM ET, June 3, 2011

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Tanya Somanader / ThinkProgress:
Sarah Palin's History Lesson: Paul Revere Warned The British  —  In what is somehow “not a publicity seeking tour,” Tea Party maven Sarah Palin is traipsing around the nation's historic landmarks in her “One Nation” bus to “take Americans back to their roots.”
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Paul Revere redux  —  All Palin knows about history is what she learned from Disney cartoons.  —  Posted By: All Palin knows about history is what she learned from Disney cartoons.  June 03, 2011 at 12:55 PM  —  Palin is not helping our cause at all.  Please, Sarah take a deep breath and lay low until after Romney defeats Obama.
Dan Amira / New York Magazine:
Sarah Palin Reveals Fascinating New Account of Paul Revere's Midnight Ride  —  Many Americans think they have a solid understanding of the country's founding.  No taxation without representation, tea party, Boston Massacre, George Washington, all that jazz.
Tim Murphy / Mother Jones:
Paul Revere's Ride, Reimagined by Sarah Palin
Discussion: Indecision Forever
Glenn Thrush / The Politico:
Golf summit for Barack Obama and John Boehner  —  President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will finally hit the links for a round of golf - and al fresco negotiation - on June 18, a White House official told POLITICO.  —  Obama's offer — and Boehner's acceptance …
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Stephen Dinan / Washington Times:
Bipartisan Congress rebuffs Obama on Libya mission  —  Crossing party lines to deliver a stunning rebuke to the commander in chief, the vast majority of the House voted Friday for resolutions telling President Obama he has broken the constitutional chain of authority by committing U.S. troops …
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
House Rebukes Obama Over Libya
The Politico:
Libya resolution clears House
Discussion: Political Punch and Hot Air
Elise Foley / The Huffington Post:
House Rebukes Obama Administration On Libya Intervention
Ros Krasny / Reuters:
“The world is getting warmer”: Romney  —  (Reuters) - Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney broke with Republican orthodoxy on Friday by saying he believes that humans are responsible, at least to some extent, for climate change.  —  “I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans …
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama looking good in Iowa
Ryan Lizza / News Desk:
The New Mitt  —  The most interesting aspect of the speech …
New York Post:
Lewd-pic recipient worn out by Weiner scandal  —  By REUVEN FENTON in Seattle and JEANE MacINTOSH in NY  —  “Weinergate” has put a Seattle college cutie through the wringer — jeopardizing her academic dreams, embarrassing her family and shattering her privacy.
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Charles Johnson / Little Green Footballs:
Breitbart Source for Weiner Smear Deletes Twitter Account  —  Today we find that Andrew Breitbart's source for the smear attack against Rep. Anthony Weiner, Dan Wolfe (aka @patriotusa76) has deleted his entire Twitter account.  —  There's been a bad smell about this story from the beginning, and it just got exponentially worse.
Discussion: News Desk
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Rep. Weiner cancels speech at Wisconsin state Dem convention in wake of ‘Weinergate’
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Andrew Breitbart Did Not Run ‘Weinergate’ Evidence Which Turned Out To Be Fake  —  The “Weinergate” story has been a veritable clinic in the pitfalls of new media-influenced journalism, and one such pitfall has come to a head.  Andrew Breitbart has been repeatedly accused of engineering …
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Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Andrew Breitbart Did Not Run ‘Weinergate’ Evidence Which Turned Out To Be Fake
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and American Power
Jared Bernstein / On the Economy:
Third Impression of the Jobs Report  —  OK, a slight bit more substance.  —  You never want to freak out over one month's numbers in this biz, but when a monthly result reflects other stuff going on in the economy—in this case, slowing growth—you want to give that monthly number a little more weight.
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Catherine Rampell / New York Times:
Hiring in U.S. Slowed in May With 54,000 Jobs Added
cbpp.org:
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Discussion: Off the Charts Blog
Kasie Hunt / The Politico:
'It's like following Princess Diana'  —  SEABROOK, N.H. — Sarah Palin's bus is plastered with a mockup of the U.S. Constitution.  But her entourage — both the three-vehicle motorcade that includes the bus and the smaller, two-SUV version she uses for smaller events — hasn't been very respectful of the traffic laws.
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Republicans demand TV station yank ad claiming GOP plan would ‘end Medicare’  —  Attention, people, this is important: The battle over whether it's true that the Republican plan would “end Medicare” is about to play out in a critical way in New Hampshire.  —  The National Republican …
CBS Minnesota:
Police: Woman Stabs 2 Outside Bloomington Library  —  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) — Two people were stabbed in a seemingly random attack at a Twin Cities library.  —  After the incident Wednesday night at the Oxboro Library in Bloomington, 35-year-old Samira Abdalla Salim was arrested.
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
Edwards Pleads Not Guilty in Campaign Fund Case  —  John Edwards, the former Democratic senator from North Carolina, pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he conspired to cover up an extramarital affair while running for president in 2008 by “secretly obtaining,” misusing …
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Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
John Edwards indicted on campaign finance charges
Zombie / Pajamas Media:
Proof that S.F.'s circumcision ban Is anti-Semitic  —  As you may have heard by now, San Francisco will be voting this November on whether or not to ban circumcision in the city.  —  Defenders of the measure say it's all about “human rights” and “protecting babies” from unnecessary procedures.
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Carla Marinucci / San Francisco Chronicle:
Literature for SF's anti-circumcision measure stars “monster” rabbis and blonde superheroes
Discussion: Joe. My. God.
Evan McMorris-Santoro / TPMDC:
George Allen Offers Emotional Apology For Macaca Incident  —  George Allen is really sorry about that macaca thing.  Five years after he threw the slur at a Democratic tracker during the 2006 Senate campaign, Allen offered a long and emotional apology to a small crowd at the Faith and Family Conference.
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James Hohmann / The Politico:
George Allen apologizes for ‘macaca’ moment
Discussion: Hotline On Call
Mark Blumenthal / The Huffington Post:
Pollster Stan Greenberg Warns Democrats To Face ‘The Real Economy’ … WASHINGTON — A prominent Democratic pollster has a blunt warning for the Party: Despite a turn in economic growth and job creation statistics, Americans perceive no change in a “real economy” of reduced wages and benefits.
Frank Newport / Gallup:
More Than 9 in 10 Americans Continue to Believe in God  —  Professed belief is lower among younger Americans, Easterners, and liberals  —  PRINCETON, NJ — More than 9 in 10 Americans still say “yes” when asked the basic question “Do you believe in God?”; this is down only slightly from the 1940s …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Wisconsin Dems to announce that they will try to recall Scott Walker  —  There's a long way to go, and the goal seems like a very tough one to reach, but Wisconsin Democrats are set to go for it: They will announce at their annual convention later today that they intend to launch an effort …
Ben White / The Politico:
What can Obama do to fix the economy?  Not much.  —  President Barack Obama is heading into his reelection campaign with a flagging economy that appears incapable of producing the sustained job growth needed to push unemployment below crisis levels.  —  And there appears to be very little …
Daily Mail:
'I thought I was going to die... so I tried to kill as many as I could': Hero Gurkha receives bravery medal from the Queen  —  A Gurkha soldier who single-handedly defeated more than 30 Taliban fighters has been awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross by the Queen.
Discussion: The Jawa Report
 
 
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A Texas Roundhouse for the Trial Lawyers
Discussion: Hot Air and Pajamas Media
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
James Arness, Marshal on ‘Gunsmoke,’ Dies at 88
John Hudson / The Atlantic Wire:
Barney Frank: What I Read
Discussion: Hit & Run and FishbowlDC
Tom Hamburger / Los Angeles Times:
Where's Newt? Post-announcement vacation raises questions about Gingrich candidacy
Discussion: The Politico
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Huntsman: Announcement very soon
Discussion: GOP 12, The Politico and Mediaite
The Note:
Herman Cain Confident His Campaign Can Raise Enough Money to Beat Romney, GOP Candidates
Discussion: Hot Air, ABCNEWS and The New Republic
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
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 Earlier Items: 
Paul Krugman:
What A Drag  —  From Goldman Sachs, an estimate of the federal budget impact on growth.
Discussion: Grasping Reality …
Daily Mail:
Did a pork-coated bullet kill Bin Laden? …
Yossi Yohoshua / Ynetnews:
IDF has photos of armed flotilla activists
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Israpundit
Dan Hirschhorn / Reuters:
Haley Barbour: ‘Purity’ will lose 2012 race
Discussion: The Note
Dorothy Rabinowitz / Wall Street Journal:
The Republican Who Can Win
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