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6:20 PM ET, July 28, 2011


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Joe Hallett / The Columbus Dispatch:
Payback may be coming for congressman's ‘disloyalty’  —  U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan's open defiance of Speaker John Boehner's efforts to solve the debt-ceiling crisis could cost the Urbana Republican his safe seat in next year's election.  —  Two Republican sources deeply involved in configuring …
The Politico:
Vote on Boehner plan delayed  —  House Republican leaders have delayed a vote on Speaker John Boehner's package to lift the nation's debt ceiling, at the tail end of a long day of vote counting.  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) office says the vote will still be held Thursday evening …
ThinkProgress Vote Count: 23 House Republicans Publicly Oppose Boehner Plan  —  Tonight at around 6 p.m., the House of Representatives will vote on the Boehner plan, which would create another debt ceiling crisis in less than six months and likely lead to a downgrade in U.S. credit.
Chris Edwards / Cato @ Liberty:
Boehner's New Plan Doesn't Cut Spending
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Bachmann: Debt impasse is not an emergency
Dan Friedman /
Reid Says Senate Will Vote On Boehner Plan After House Thursday Night
David Rogers / The Politico:
Biden, McConnell look for way out
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Cantor to Reid: Pass House bill or default is your responsibility
Discussion: Washington Monthly and TPMDC
Peter Cook / Bloomberg:
U.S. Contingency Plan Gives Bondholders Priority
Discussion: The Hill
Thomas Sowell / Real Clear Politics:
Ideals vs. Realities
Suzy Khimm / Washington Post:
If Boehner's bill passes, what happens next?
James Taylor / Yahoo! News:
New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism  —  NASA satellite data from the years 2000 through 2011 show the Earth's atmosphere is allowing far more heat to be released into space than alarmist computer models have predicted, reports a new study in the peer-reviewed science journal Remote Sensing.
Rpielke / Climate Science:
New Paper “On the Misdiagnosis Of Surface Temperature Feedbacks From Variations In Earth's …
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press:
Obama Loses Ground in 2012 Reelection Bid  —  In GOP, Romney Leads, Attentive Like Perry, Bachmann Most Visible  —  OVERVIEW  —  The sizeable lead Barack Obama held over a generic Republican opponent in polls conducted earlier this year has vanished as his support among independent voters has fallen off.
First Read /
First Thoughts: In retreat  —  Dems in retreat... They draw another line in the sand, but will we see another concession?... Democrats reply: They might be losing this negotiating battle, but they could end up winning the larger war... Today's House vote on the Boehner bill is expected early this evening …
Marie Diamond / ThinkProgress:
Rep. Joe Walsh Defends Not Paying $117,000 In Child Support: ‘This Is Where Real America Is’  —  Last night the Chicago Sun-Times broke the story that Tea Party freshman Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), who has spent months lecturing President Obama and Democrats on fiscal responsibility …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Joe Walsh and the virtues of fiscal responsibility
Discussion: Salon and Lynn Sweet
FRC Blog:
Texas Gov. Rick Perry: “Obviously gay marriage is not fine with me...”  —  Last week in Aspen, Colorado, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas addressed New York's new same-sex marriage law by saying “That's New York, and that's their business, and that's fine with me...”
Sarah Palin / Facebook:
Congressional Freshmen - For Such A Time As This  —  Out here in proverbial politico flyover country, we little folk are watching the debt ceiling debate with great interest and concern.  Today I re-read the open letter I wrote to Republican Freshman Members of Congress in November 2010 …
Jack M. Balkin / CNN:
3 ways Obama could bypass Congress  —  Editor's note: Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School.  His latest book is “Constitutional Redemption: Political Faith in an Unjust World” (Harvard University Press 2011).  —  New Haven, Connecticut (CNN) — Very soon, Congress will raise the debt ceiling.
Robert Kuttner:
Remember World War I  —  Like most American spectators watching this slow-motion train wreck of a budget disaster, I have assumed that at the last minute the damsel would be pulled off the track of the oncoming train.  Somehow, the Republicans would appreciate the stakes, a compromise …
The Daily Beast:
Obama Should Stop Being Reasonable
Fox News:
EXCLUSIVE: AWOL Soldier Arrested Over Concerns of Possible Second Attack On Fort Hood  —  At least one U.S. military serviceman has been arrested after raising concerns over another possible attack on Fort Hood, Fox News has learned exclusively.  —  Pvt. Nasser Jason Abdo …
Ginger Gibson / New Jersey Online:
Gov. Christie is taken to hospital after having difficulty breathing  —  SOMERVILLE — Gov. Chris Christie was hospitalized this morning after he complained of having trouble breathing, according to the governor's office.  —  A spokesman, Michael Drewniak, said Christie suffers from asthma …
Neil Munro / The Daily Caller:
GOP aims to gut Christmas, White House alleges  —  House Speaker and national grinch John Boehner is planing to spoil Christmas, White House officials are claiming, as they try to head off passage of Boehner's two-stage debt ceiling bill.  —  “Happy Holidays America: Boehner plan …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
New White House talking point: House GOP plan will ruin your Christmas
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
NRSC blasts ‘lewd, violent, anti-Christian’ Dan Savage  —  With the Massachusetts Democratic Party attacking Senator Scott Brown for refusing to film a video for the “It Gets Better Project,” which offers moral support to gay teens, the National Republican Senatorial Committee came …
New York Times:
New Hacking Case Outrages Britain  —  LONDON — Britain was awash in a new surge of outrage over the phone hacking scandal on Thursday, as news emerged that Scotland Yard had added to the list of probable victims a woman whose 8-year-old daughter was murdered by a repeat sex offender in 2000.
News of the World targeted phone of Sarah Payne's mother
Thomas Lane / Talking Points Memo:
Whatever The Outcome Of The Debt Vote, The Age Of Austerity Is Here  —  Whatever the outcome of Thursday's projected House vote on Speaker Boehner's debt plan, this process has already ended the political life of one prominent member of the Washington establishment: John Maynard Keynes.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
An un-American response to the Oslo attack  —  (updated below)  —  Over the last decade, virtually every Terrorist plot aimed at the U.S. — whether successful or failed — has provoked greater security and surveillance measures.  Within a matter of mere weeks, the 9/11 attacks infamously spawned …
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Catalina Camia / USA Today:
Tea Party favorite blasts McCain for ‘hobbit’ rebuke
Discussion: National Review
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
BREAKING: Boehner postpones vote | Official word sent to House members:
Discussion: Daily Kos and National Review
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Please stop waiting for the ‘old’ McCain
Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
The Right To Ideas  —  Robin Hanson is apparently the kind …
Discussion: Grasping Reality …
CME Group calls tax situation ‘untenable;’ says it may exit state
David Edwards / Raw Replay:
GOP lawmaker advises poor to ‘drop out of the country club’
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