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11:20 AM ET, June 6, 2011

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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 …
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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 …
Patterico's Pontifications:
More Weiner Messages to Young Girls?  Evidence the Media Was Duped into Dropping the Investigation  —  [UPDATE 6-6-11 6:27 a.m.: As originally hinted at the end of this post, there is game-changing information out today — in the form of a new woman and new photos in the Weiner scandal.
Matthew Boyle / The Daily Caller:
New #Weinergate info revealed: Porn star Miss Ginger Lee appears to have gotten more than one private message from Weiner  —  Newly uncovered information in the ongoing #Weinergate scandal raises more questions as to just how much private communication New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner …
Andrew Breitbart / Big Government:
‘Me and the pussys’: Weiner Sends Intimate Home Pic; Apparently Relishes Double Entendres, Too
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
You know how Sarah Palin said Paul Revere warned the British?  Well, he did.  Now, who looks stupid?  —  You may have heard recently something about that Sarah Palin telling a reporter that Paul Revere warned the British on his famous rousing revolutionary ride.
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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.
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Historians agree: Palin was right about Revere
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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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Letting a Diamond slip away  —  Last year, the Senate Banking Committee twice approved Peter Diamond's nomination to the Federal Reserve.  And twice, the Senate wasn't allowed to vote on Diamond because Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and a handful of his far-right colleagues threw tantrums for unknown reasons.
Discussion: ThinkProgress
George Stephanopoulos / George's Bottom Line:
Exclusive - Rick Santorum Will Run for President: 'We're In It to Win'  —  And with that another Republican challenger jumped into the 2012 race this morning on “GMA.”  —  “We are ready to announce that we are going to be in this race and we're in it to win,” Rick Santorum told me.
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Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Rick Santorum's 12 Most Offensive Statements
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Santorum makes presidential run official
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Roger Ailes Plays Nice  —  THE DAILY BEAST ON:  —  The Fox News honcho responds to a media drubbing.  In the current issue of Newsweek, Howard Kurtz on the liberal antagonist's more complicated side.  —  Roger Ailes, the combative conservative behind Fox News, is sounding strangely reasonable these days …
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Mark Joyella / Mediaite:
Oops!  Fox News Uses Tina Fey Graphic In Sarah Palin Story  —  No doubt 30 Rock's Tina Fey does a great impression of Sarah Palin.  But surely she's not such a dead ringer for the former Alaska governor and current One Nation bus touring non-candidate that she'd ever be confused for the real thing …
Discussion: Raw Replay
Sydney Morning Herald:
The dangers of bone-headed beliefs  —  Surely it's time for climate-change deniers to have their opinions forcibly tattooed on their bodies.  —  Not necessarily on the forehead; I'm a reasonable man.  Just something along their arm or across their chest so their grandchildren could say, “Really?
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.”
Ben Tracy / CBS News:
Chronic unemployment worse than Great Depression  —  The unemployed have, on average, remained unemployed longer than in the 1930s; Employers wary of job gaps in resumes  —  There is an unfortunate adage for the unemployed: The longer folks are out of a job, the longer it takes them to find a new one.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
The politics of gas prices  —  On “Face the Nation” yesterday, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) argued, in all seriousness, that that higher gas prices are the result of a deliberate conspiracy, orchestrated by the Obama administration.  Barbour, a former well-paid corporate lobbyist …
Discussion: Washington Post and Paul Krugman
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Ben Smith / The Politico:   Right aims to pin pump pain on W.H.
James Slack / Daily Mail:
40 UK universities are now breeding grounds for terror as hardline groups peddle hate on campus  —  England's universities have become a breeding ground for extremism and terrorist recruitment, according to a disturbing government report.  —  Officials have identified 40 English universities …
Discussion: Guardian
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Duncan Gardham / Telegraph:
Universities ‘complacent’ over Islamic radicals, Theresa May warns
Discussion: Guardian and Jihad Watch
NY Daily News:
Eat up!  Brooklyn sausage joint Der Kommissar serves Anthony's Weiners, skewers Rep. with special  —  Anthony's weiner never tasted so good.  —  A Brooklyn sausage joint is serving up a special entree skewering scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner.  —  Dubbed Anthony's Weiners …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Gothamist
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Reuven Blau / NY Daily News:
Rep. Anthony Weiner a no-show at New York City Israel Day parade amid Twitter photo scandal
Discussion: Salon, Gothamist and Weasel Zippers
 
 
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Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
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James Surowiecki / New Yorker:
THE WARREN COURT  —  Elizabeth Warren may well be the most popular person in Washington.
Discussion: Felix Salmon
Sarah Kliff / The Politico:
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Discussion: ThinkProgress and Washington Post
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Among GOP, anti-tax orthodoxy runs deep
Andy Soltis / New York Post:
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