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11:55 PM ET, April 9, 2012

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Andrew Stiles / Washington Free Beacon:
Minority Report  —  A photo of Obama's “army” originally posted on the campaign's Tumblr site and run in conjunction with a BuzzFeed story on the Obama campaign reveals a stunning lack of diversity among the president's Chicago staff.  —  The Obama campaign's Chicago headquarters has it all …
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Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Barack Obama Campaign Attacks Mitt Romney Over Swiss Bank Account
Discussion: BuzzFeed and New York Magazine
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Obama campaign: Romney ‘looks out for people just like him’
Discussion: Politico and Reuters
BuzzFeed:
It's “Game On” In Chicago
Mark Judge / The Daily Caller:
The end of my white guilt  —  My white guilt died on Good Friday, April 6, 2012.  That was the day my bike got stolen.  —  I was at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., for the Stations of the Cross — the pre-Easter Catholic ritual of recounting the events …
BuzzFeed:
Why The Supreme Court Will Overturn ObamaCare  —  A fantasy mansion, and a locked room.  —  Via: Shutterstock.com  —  A conservative lawyer explained the logic for overturning ObamaCare as lucidly as I've heard, and on the condition of anonymity.  —  “The court is going to find …
Discussion: Ezra Klein and Washington Monthly
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Josh Hicks / Associated Press:
Obama's selective memory of Supreme Court history
David Axelrod / CNN:
TRENDING: Grassley calls Obama ‘stupid’ on Twitter
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
BREAKING: George Zimmerman Launches Website, Features Vandalized Black Cultural Center  —  According to NBC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo, George Zimmerman has launched a new website: … On the website — therealgeorgezimmerman.com — Zimmerman solicits donations to support his “living expenses and legal defense.”
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Hoopster In Chief Puts Own Image on Ball  —  Using a special basketball festooned with his own image, President Obama shot some hoop today with former NBA players, Harlem Globetrotters and kids attending the White House Easter Egg Hunt.  —  The “Shoot for Strength” activity took place …
Discussion: Mediaite and HotAirPundit
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Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Obama misses 7 baskets before he makes one
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Gay Couple Makes Case For Nondiscrimination Order At White House Egg Roll
Discussion: Poliglot and Towleroad News #gay
Associated Press:
Special prosecutor: Won't take Trayvon Martin death to grand jury, still investigating  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Special prosecutor Angela Corey said Monday she will not take the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury.  —  Corey said she continues to investigate the case and will not involve …
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Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Limbaugh to Leave AM Station in Philadelphia  —  “The Rush Limbaugh Show” is leaving the dominant conservative talk radio station in Philadelphia, one of the biggest radio markets in the country.  —  In its place on the station, WPHT, will go “The Michael Smerconish Show,” hosted by Mr. Smerconish, a native of the city.
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Jon Bershad / Mediaite:
Rush Limbaugh: If There Is A War On Women, Obama Is The Generalissimo
CNN:
Romney: I speak with Gingrich more than Santorum  —  (CNN) - Mitt Romney, making a post-Easter appearance on the radio show of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, said he was in touch with rival Newt Gingrich more often than Rick Santorum, despite Santorum's advantage in the delegate count.
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Washington Post:
Why Ron Paul matters more than Newt Gingrich
Dylan Byersand Mj Lee / Politico:
Mike Huckabee opens up on Obama
Discussion: Riehl World View
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Health-care law will add $340 billion to deficit, new study finds  —  President Obama's landmark health-care initiative, long touted as a means to control costs, will actually add more than $340 billion to the nation's budget woes over the next decade, according to a new study by a member of the board that oversees Medicare financing.
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Helping the Poor is Now Apparently Anti-Bible  —  I see that fellow Orange Countian Rick Warren — he of Saddleback megachurch and Purpose Driven Life fame — is in the news again.  He was on ABC's This Week yesterday, and Jake Tapper asked him what he thought about President Obama's suggestion …
Matthew Boyle / The Daily Caller:
Zimmerman family challenges Holder on New Black Panthers, says no arrests ‘based solely on your race’  —  In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday, obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, a family member of George Zimmerman asked the nation's top law enforcement officer …
Atrios / Eschaton:
WANKER OF THE DECADE Runner Up #5  —  Lord Will Saletan.  —  Choosing which of the Lords of Slate would make this list was a bit tough.  Weisberg's had more overall responsibility for the years long wankfest that is Slate, and a fine practitioner of the Art of Wanking himself, but Saletan still edged him out.
Brendan Smialowski / Rolling Stone:
Why Obama's JOBS Act Couldn't Suck Worse  —  Boy, do I feel like an idiot.  I've been out there on radio and TV in the last few months saying that I thought there was a chance Barack Obama was listening to the popular anger against Wall Street that drove the Occupy movement …
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Sonia Sotomayor Is Our Country's First Disabled Supreme Court Justice  —  Over at the Plum Line, Jonathan Bernstein riffs off a White House infographic on judicial appointments to remind us that although the Senate has been pretty obstructionist when it comes to confirming judges …
Travis Waldron / ThinkProgress:
Wisconsin State Senator Says Women Are Paid Less Because ‘Money Is More Important For Men’  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly repealed his state's equal pay law last week, a decision that will make it harder for victims of wage discrimination to sue for lost earnings and back wages.
Stuart Rothenberg / Roll Call:
Taking a Different Look at the Gender Gap  —  I have found over the years that when a narrative works its way into the collective wisdom, there is no way of changing it.  So my goal here is quite modest: to get at least a handful of people to pause, take a deep breath and simply chew …
Alex Tabarrok / Marginal Revolution:
New Cities … From an interesting Credit Suisse report, Opportunities in an urbanizing world (pdf).  —  I was surprised at how close the association is between state level GDP and the urbanization rate (Ryan Avent in The Gated City and Matt Yglesias in The Rent is Too Dammed High make similar points.)
Discussion: Free exchange and Mother Jones
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press:
74% of Republicans Say Romney ‘Definitely’ the Nominee  —  Ongoing Primaries Seen as Bad for the Party  —  ABOUT THE SURVEY  —  The analysis in this report is based on telephone interviews conducted April 5-8, 2012 among a national sample of 1,000 adults 18 years of age or older living …
Discussion: 2012 Decoded and Ballot Box
Ned Martel / Washington Post:
Cable talkers' latest status symbol: A studio at home  —  Of the many categories of waste in American politics, consider the resources that go into cable-TV live shots.  Thousands of barrels of fossil fuel are expended hauling a person to where the cameras are or a camera to where the person is.
Walter Russell Mead / Wall Street Journal:
The Myth of America's Decline  —  Washington now has added China, India, Brazil and Turkey to its speed-dial, along with Europe and Japan.  But it will remain the chairman of a larger board.  —  The world balance of power is changing.  Countries like China, India, Turkey and Brazil are heard …
Discussion: National Review and Via Meadia
 
 
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“Face the Nation” transcript: April 8, 2012
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Jonathan Gurwitz / The Arena:
Dewhurst's 'daddy's money'
Discussion: Trail Blazers Blog and Politico
Jared Bernstein / On the Economy:
WaPo WAY Off on Social Security
Discussion: Paul Krugman
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
F.C.C. Pushes for Web Site on TV Political Ad Spending
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Daily Caller
Chris Geidner / Poliglot:
Obama Campaign Weighs in to Oppose Minnesota Marriage Amendment
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Missouri Legislator Posts Photo Comparing Same-Sex Marriage To ‘Legalized Perversion’
Discussion: BuzzFeed
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Judge Rules Wells Fargo Engages in “Reprehensible,” …
Globe and Mail:
U.S. Navy deploys second aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran
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Billy Hallowell / TheBlaze.com:
REV. WRIGHT UNLEASHED: ‘WHITE SUPREMACY’ …
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Sam Baker / The Hill:
White House has diverted $500M to IRS to implement healthcare law