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4:50 PM ET, July 14, 2011

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Josiah Ryan / The Hill:
Reid: Cantor acted ‘childish’ and shouldn't be at the negotiation table  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) acted “childish” in the debt talks.  —  He is the the latest Democratic leader to accuse Cantor of impeding progress …
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Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell: ‘Hybrid’ Solution To Debt Standoff … Barack Obama , Harry Reid , Mitch McConnell , Cantor Debt Ceiling , Debt Ceiling , Cantor Obama , Debt Ceiling Approach , Debt Ceiling Mcconnell , Debt Ceiling Negotiations , Hybrid Debt Ceiling , Mcconnell Debt Ceiling Plan …
David Dayen / Firedoglake:
Forget the Scrum: Real Details on Debt Limit Deal Emerge  —  The headlines will blare today about the rough appropriation of an Australian soap opera that occurred in the White House last night, with Eric Cantor's ego deeply bruised and glasses fogged, after the President reportedly said “I have reached the point where I say enough.
Discussion: Washington Post, The Hill and TPMDC
Scott Wong / The Politico:
Timothy Geithner on debt ceiling: 'We're running out of time'
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:   'We're running out of time'  —  It's safe to say the Secretary …
Ezra Klein / Washington Post:
The White House's case for a big deficit deal
Paul Kane / Washington Post:   Democrats bash Cantor over debt talks
The Politico:
President Obama abruptly walks out of talks
The Hill:
Obama warns Cantor: 'Don't call my bluff' in debt-ceiling talks
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
“Republican Candidate” Extends Lead vs. Obama to 47% to 39%  —  Margin marks first statistically significant lead among registered voters  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Registered voters by a significant margin now say they are more likely to vote for the “Republican Party's candidate for president” …
Time:
Conspiracy of Two  —  For one of the world's most watched buildings, the White House is remarkably easy to sneak into.  On the afternoon of Sunday, July 3, while reporters scribbled down the details of President Obama's early return from a family vacation at Camp David — short sleeves …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Hullabaloo
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Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Obama Owns the Debt-Ceiling Fiasco  —  It doesn't help that he's declared high-speed rail and even unspent stimulus funds as untouchable.  —  President Barack Obama and Congress face a mess if the federal government hits the debt ceiling Aug. 2.  The Bipartisan Policy Center …
Stuart Rothenberg / Roll Call:
Debt Ceiling Stalemate Not About Numbers
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
The Bain of Mitt Romney's campaign  —  A company that laid off hundreds of employees.  A federal “bailout” to rescue a failing bank.  Mitt Romney, at the center of it all.  —  It's a story line from a tough Democratic ad that was teed up for use against Romney in his 1994 Senate campaign in Massachusetts.
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The Note:
Mitt Romney Breaks Silence on Debt Ceiling  —  ABC News' Emily Friedman(@EmilyABC) reports:  —  It didn't take long for Mitt Romney to field a question on the debt ceiling negotiations today during an event at the Portsmouth Rotary Club in New Hampshire.  —  After Romney's opening remarks …
Discussion: The Hill, GOP 12 and Political Punch
MyFox Twin Cities:
End to Minnesota Shutdown in GOP Hands  —  Special session could be called within three days  —  ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Thursday to House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, saying he “reluctantly” agrees to accept …
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Rachel Weiner / Washington Post:
Mark Dayton offers deal that could end Minnesota shutdown
Judicial Watch:
Documents Show Obama White House Attacked, Excluded Fox News Channel  —  White House Emails Detail anti Fox Bias inside Obama White House: “I'm putting some dead fish in the fox cubby — just cause” “[FNC Anchor] Bret Baier...is a lunatic”  —  Judicial Watch, the public interest group …
Darren Goode / Reuters:
House light bulb debate returns as amendment  —  The Great Light Bulb Debate of 2011 isn't over yet.  —  Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) on Wednesday filed an amendment to the Energy and Water spending bill that would prohibit the Energy Department from requiring traditional incandescent light bulbs …
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Amanda Carey / The Daily Caller:
Boehner says ‘no need’ for a Camp David summit
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
New York Post:
The comedian-in-chief  —  Here's a joke for you: President Obama nearly bankrupts the country with his out-of-control deficit spending — then demands responsible fiscal leadership from the Republicans.  —  OK, this is no time for humor: The country faces a deadline of Aug. 2 to either raise …
Discussion: National Review and Maggie's Farm
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Danny Yadron / Washington Wire:
Polls: Voters Want Debt Limit Deal to Cut Spending and Raise Taxes
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Quinnipiac poll finds more voters would blame GOP on debt
Ccolton / CBS New York:
Judge Declares Mistrial In Roger Clemens Perjury Case  —  NEW YORK (CBSNewYork / AP) — The judge presiding over Roger Clemens' perjury trial has declared a mistrial over over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors that could have prejudiced them against the former Yankees star.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
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ESPN:
Mistrial ruled in Roger Clemens case
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Kevin Sack / New York Times:
Book Challenges Obama on Mother's Deathbed Fight  —  The White House on Wednesday declined to challenge an account in a new book that suggests that President Obama, in his campaign to overhaul American health care, mischaracterized a central anecdote about his mother's deathbed dispute with her insurance company.
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Ann Althouse / Althouse:
Obama lied about a central fact about his own life which he used — powerfully — to push health care reform.
Discussion: TigerHawk
Dan Hirschhorn / The Politico:
Ron Paul ads hitting airwaves in Iowa, N.H.  —  Ron Paul is hitting the airwaves for the first time in Iowa and New Hampshire with a spot that warns ominously against raising the federal debt limit, POLITICO has learned.  —  The 60-second spot, made with all the flare of a Hollywood movie preview …
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Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
U.S. credit rating not worth saving, Ron Paul says
Discussion: LewRockwell.com Blog
Bettina Wassener / New York Times:
China Urges U.S. to Protect Creditors by Raising Debt  —  HONG KONG — China, the United States' biggest creditor, urged the United States government on Thursday to act to protect investors' interests, highlighting rising concerns around the globe about the protracted budget talks taking place in Washington.
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Paul Krugman:
Obama, Moderate Republican  —  OK, not exactly.  But Nate Silver's analysis of the budget proposals is a must-read.  Nate looks at polling, and extracts the following implied preferences for the mix between tax increases and spending cuts in a debt deal:  —  What Obama has offered …
Bloomberg:
Reinhart and Rogoff: The Economy Can't Grow  —  As public debt in advanced countries reaches levels not seen since the end of World War II, there is considerable debate about the urgency of taming deficits with the aim of stabilizing and ultimately reducing debt as a percentage of gross domestic product.
Rasmussen Reports:
55% Oppose Tax Hike In Debt Ceiling Deal  —  As the Beltway politicians try to figure out how they will raise the debt ceiling and for how long, most voters oppose including tax hikes in the deal.  —  Just 34% think a tax hike should be included in any legislation to raise the debt ceiling.
William K. Rashbaum / New York Times:
F.B.I. Opens Inquiry Into Hacking of 9/11 Victims  —  In response to requests from members of Congress and to at least one news report, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New York opened a preliminary inquiry on Thursday into allegations that News Corporation journalists sought to gain access …
Lynn Sweet:
Obama hits Chicago for 50th birthday fund-raisers at the Aragon  —  Logo for the Obama Aug. 3 birthday fund-raiser.  —  follow Lynn Sweet on Twitter: @lynnsweet  —  Rahm Emanuel headlined Obama fund-raiser Wednesday in Chicago.  —  WASHINGTON—President Obama returns to Chicago on Aug. 3 …
Jonathan Dienst / NBC New York:
The Accused Killer in His Own Words  —  Read a partial transcript of the confession that police say Levi Aron gave during questioning … My name is Levi Aron... On Monday evening around 5:30 I went to my dentist, Dr. Sorcher, to make a payment for visit for exam routine.
 
 
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Tom Hays / Associated Press:
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James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
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