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10:25 PM ET, May 19, 2012

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Frank Main / Chicago Sun Times:
‘NATO 3’ had targeted Obama campaign HQ, Rahm's house, police stations, prosecutors say  —  Attorneys for three men charged in Chicago with possession of an explosive device and conspiracy to commit terrorism say they were pulled over by police in Bridgeport last week.  Here is a video circulated by Occupy Chicago.
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Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Three charged in plot to firebomb Obama campaign headquarters  —  Law enforcement officials arrested three men in Chicago this week who are accused of planning to attack President Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home and various police stations and squad cars, according to reports on Saturday.
Michael Lansu / Chicago Sun Times:
3 protesters charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism
Discussion: Guardian and The Jawa Report
Chicago Tribune:
Mystery over Bridgeport arrests: Molotov cocktails or brewing equipment?
John Dodge / CBS Chicago:   Arrested Protester Charges Mistreatment After Police Raid Apartment
Donovan Slack / Politico:
NAACP backs gay marriage  —  CAMP DAVID - The board of the NAACP, one of the nation's oldest and largest African American advocacy organizations, has passed a resolution supporting gay marriage in the wake of President Obama's public endorsement of same-sex unions.
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NAACP:
NAACP PASSES RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY  —  Decision Affirms Opposition to Government Efforts to Codify Discrimination  —  (Miami, Florida) The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today released a resolution supporting marriage equality.
Discussion: GLAAD and Taylor Marsh
Campbell Brown / New York Times:
Obama: Stop Condescending to Women  —  WHEN I listen to President Obama speak to and about women, he sometimes sounds too paternalistic for my taste.  In numerous appearances over the years — most recently at the Barnard graduation — he has made reference to how women are smarter than men.
Mark Steyn / National Review:
The Great Barry  —  Self-invention on shifting postmodern sands  —  It used to be a lot simpler.  As E. C. Bentley deftly summarized it in 1905: … But that was then, and now Biography is also about maps.  For example, have you ever thought it would be way cooler to have been born in colonial Kenya?
Washington Post:
Chen Guangcheng flies out of China, headed for U.S.  —  BEIJING — Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng, who emerged at the center of a diplomatic row between the United States and China, left Beijing on a United Airlines flight bound for Newark on Saturday afternoon after Chinese officials …
Discussion: Gothamist and emptywheel
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Daniel Burke / Washington Post:
‘Exorcist’ author, William Peter Blatty, to sue Georgetown University in Catholic court  —  (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)  —  The author who turned Georgetown University into a horror scene in “The Exorcist” plans to sue the school in church court, charging that his alma mater …
Discussion: The Spectacle Blog
Wall Street Journal:
California's Kafka Express  —  Not even a busted state fisc can stop Jerry Brown's train to nowhere.  —  California's budget deficit has grown by $7 billion in the last four months.  Uh oh.  The good news in this debacle is that the state's fiscal woes will make it nearly impossible …
Discussion: Althouse and Power Line
Baltimore Sun:
I'll Have Another holds off Bodemeister to win 2012 Preakness  —  The 2012 Preakness was billed as a rematch between Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another and runner-up Bodemeister.  —  It was exactly that.  I'll Have Another caught Bodemeister at the wire today to win the 137th Preakness Stakes …
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
Meet Joe Ricketts: Billionaire Has Millions To Smear Obama, Demands Massive Taxpayer Subsidy For Baseball Stadium  —  This week, the New York Times reported that Joe Ricketts, a right-wing billionaire and founder of TD Ameritrade, is soliciting multi-million dollar ad proposals to attack President Obama.
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Kathleen Parker / Washington Post:
Raising Rev. Wright: bad idea, but not racist
Michael Hastings / BuzzFeed:
Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban  —  Propaganda that was supposed to target foreigners could now be aimed at Americans, reversing a longstanding policy.  “Disconcerting and dangerous,” says Shank.  —  Amy Sly for BuzzFeed  —  An amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda …
Hartford Courant:
McMahon Beats Shays 730-389 At GOP Convention; Primary Fight Looms  —  No Surprise As Republicans Endorse Candidate They Backed In 2010  —  Republican delegates at their state convention Friday night once again put their faith in U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon, although her contentious battle …
 
 
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Conservative groups outspending liberal counterparts 4 to 1 on congressional races
Benedict Carey / New York Times:
Leading Psychiatrist Apologizes for Study Supporting Gay ‘Cure’
Helena Smith / Guardian:
Tsipras: ‘war between people and capitalism’
Discussion: National Review and The Agonist
Financial Times:
JPMorgan unit has $100bn of risky bonds
Thomas Burr / Salt Lake Tribune:
Senator Lee forced to sell ‘dream home’ in short sale
Wall Street Journal:
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Amie Parnes / The Hill:
Europe's fiscal crisis takes center stage at G8 Camp David summit
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John Zarrella / CNN:
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Judge deals setback to state unions on dues withdrawals
 

 
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