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5:55 PM ET, June 6, 2011

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Andrew Breitbart / Big Government:
Déjà Vu: Another Congressman Bares Naked Torso (and More) for Online Pal  —  BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com have reported throughout the morning about the emergence of new details in the Weinergate saga, after a young woman came forward with new information that tends …
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Dylan Howard / RADAR:
Weinergate Grows: Another Woman Provides Sex Messages From His Account  —  Weinergate is getting bigger and bigger.  —  Another woman has come forward to RadarOnline.com and Star magazine and provided a sexting exchange with embattled New York Representative Anthony Weiner.
Andrew Breitbart / Big Government:
Weinergate Bombshell: New Woman Comes Forward Claiming Cache of Intimate Photos and Online Communications with Beleaguered Congressman  —  A new woman has come forward with what she claims are photographs, chats, and emails with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY).  These appear to undermine severely …
Chris Cuomo / ABCNEWS:
Rep. Anthony Weiner: ‘The Picture Was of Me and I Sent It’  —  Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York said today he has engaged in “several inappropriate” electronic relationships with six women over three years, and that he publicly lied about a photo of himself sent over Twitter to a college student in Seattle over a week ago.
Andrew Breitbart / Big Government:
'It's Me': Rep. Weiner Sends Playful Photo to New Friend  —  Earlier today, BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com revealed that a woman had come forward with what she claims are photographs, chats, and emails she exchanged with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY).  —  The following photograph …
Andrew Breitbart / Big Government:
‘Me and the pussys’: Weiner Sends Intimate Home Pic; Apparently Relishes Double Entendres, Too  —  Earlier this morning, BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com revealed that a woman had come forward with what she claims are intimate photographs, chats, and emails that she allegedly exchanged with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY).
Discussion: Gothamist and The Gateway Pundit
The Atlantic Online:
Should We Care About Anthony Weiner's Photo Scandal?  —  There are reasonable arguments for scrutinizing the sexual behavior of politicians.  But what does it get us in the end?  —  Now that Andrew Breitbart has acquired multiple photos of a U.S. congressman in various stages of undress …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Salon
City Room:
Live Blog: Weiner Admits Sending Inappropriate Photos  —  At a news conference in Midtown Monday afternoon, Representative Anthony D. Weiner tearfully confessed to sending a photo of himself in his underwear to a woman over Twitter, then lying about it.  —  Mr. Weiner said the indiscretion …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
ABC News ‘likely’ to name woman who says she received shirtless Weiner pic, source says  —  It started as a joke — Weiner's weiner, har har har — but now it looks as if the aggressive liberal Congressman could be heading for serious trouble.  —  ABC News is now “likely” …
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Anthony Weiner admits tweet, will not resign  —  A tearful Rep. Anthony Weiner admitted Monday that he has sent photographs and other sexually suggestive messages to at least a half dozen women he's met online over the last three years, but will not resign.  —  “I am deeply regretting …
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Weiner apologizes for lying, ‘terrible mistakes,’ refuses to resign
Charles Johnson / Little Green Footballs:
Anthony Weiner Schedules Press Conference to Deal with Latest Accusations
Chris Cassidy / Boston Herald:
Experts back Sarah Palin's historical account  —  You betcha she was right!  —  Sarah Palin yesterday insisted her claim at the Old North Church last week that Paul Revere “warned the British” during his famed 1775 ride — remarks that Democrats and the media roundly ridiculed — is actually historically accurate.
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Sheila Marikar / ABCNEWS:
Historians: Palin Made an ‘Obvious Blooper’  —  Sarah Palin said that Paul Revere warned the British during his midnight ride in 1775.  Historians beg to differ.  —  “He didn't warn the British,” said James Giblin, author of “The Many Rides of Paul Revere.”  “That's her most obvious blooper.”
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
You know how Sarah Palin said Paul Revere warned the British? Well, he did. Now, who looks stupid?
Matt Schneider / Mediaite:   Joe Scarborough On Sarah Palin's Paul Revere Defense: 'Everything's A Gotcha Question With Her'
Joel J. Miller / National Review:
What Sarah Palin Got Wrong — And We Did, Too
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and GOP 12
Andy Ostroy / The Huffington Post:
“I'm Paul Revere, and You Know Nothing of My Work!”
Discussion: Don Surber
Peter A. Diamond / New York Times:
When a Nobel Prize Isn't Enough  —  LAST October, I won the Nobel Prize in economics for my work on unemployment and the labor market.  But I am unqualified to serve on the board of the Federal Reserve — at least according to the Republican senators who have blocked my nomination.  How can this be?
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Binyamin Appelbaum / New York Times:
With Rebuke of Senate Republicans, Fed Nominee Withdraws
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Paul Krugman:
Everything Is Political  —  Peter Diamond has a depressing op-ed …
Discussion: Cafe Hayek and ThinkProgress
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
DWS: GOP wants to bring back ‘Jim Crow’  —  Raising the rhetorical stakes around local battles over voting laws, DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz yesterday compared Republican efforts to tighten access to the polls to notorious segregation-era Jim Crow laws.
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Wasserman Schultz retracts Jim Crow analogy
Discussion: Washington Monthly and The Hill
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Rick Santorum's 12 Most Offensive Statements  —  This morning, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum (R) announced his candidacy for the GOP presidential nomination, telling ABC's George Stephanopoulos, “We are ready to announce that we are going to be in this race and we're in it to win.”
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Newsweek:
Mormons Rock!  —  They've conquered Broadway, talk radio, the U.S. Senate-and they may win the White House.  Why Mitt Romney and 6 million Mormons have the secret to success.  —  Say what you will about him, but Mitt Romney doesn't do, or not do, anything by accident.
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The Huffington Post:
Newsweek's Mitt Romney Mormon Cover (PHOTOS)
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller:
Carville: 2012 could be ‘very rough’ for Obama, says civil unrest ‘imminently possible’  —  Who ever thought the saying, “It's the economy stupid” from James Carville in 1992 would become a staple in presidential elections 20 years later?  —  That expression made its way into the campaign …
Discussion: Hot Air, Weasel Zippers and Don Surber
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Vouchercare Is Not Medicare  —  What's in a name?  A lot, the National Republican Congressional Committee obviously believes.  Last week, the committee sent a letter demanding that a TV station stop running an ad declaring that the House Republican budget plan would “end Medicare.”
 
 
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July 12: The next Ryan referendum?
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Mark Joyella / Mediaite:
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James Surowiecki / New Yorker:
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