Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:50 PM ET, June 5, 2012

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
Reports: Robo-calls lying to Wisconsin voters  —  Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said his campaign is contacting Wisconsin residents to counter reports of a robo-call that says anyone who signed a petition to recall Gov. Scott Walker doesn't have to vote in Tuesday's election.
RELATED:
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
Wisconsin Democrats Are Busing in Supporters From Minnesota for Recall Vote (Video) ...Update: Michigan Too!  —  Democrats in Wisconsin are busing in supporters from Minnesota today for the recall vote against Governor Scott Walker.  —  On Twitter Democrats say they are driving in from across America.
Robin Bravender / Politico:
Wisconsin recall: Democrats prepare for recall recount
Alexander Burns / Politico:
Wisconsin recall stokes high turnout
Discussion: Little Green Footballs and Reuters
BuzzFeed:
Obama Emails For Barrett Obama uses campaign list to encourage supporters to support Barrett …
Washington Post:
Unions flex muscle in early Wisconsin recall exit polls
BuzzFeed:
Wisconsin Democrats Claim Dirty Tricks On Nasty Election Day
RELATED:
Mark Maremont / Wall Street Journal:
How Romney Pushed State Health Bill  —  Emails Show Governor Defending Insurance Mandate for Massachusetts Residents  —  When Mitt Romney left office as Massachusetts governor, his aides removed all emails from a server computer in the governor's office, and purchased and carted off hard drives …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
New York Times nails Mitt Romney's dissembling  —  As I've been noting here far too often, the core claims that form the basis for Mitt Romney's entire case for the presidency have been allowed to escape scrutiny for months and months on end.  Romney claims that we know Obama's policies …
RELATED:
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Critique of Obama Jobs Record Puts Romney in a Bind  —  If there's one thing Mitt Romney cannot stand, it's when President Obama blames the economic situation he inherited from former president George W. Bush for the country's current gloomy challenges.  —  “What he's very good at is finding …
Amy Willis / Telegraph:
Barack Obama calls Mitt Romney ‘George’ in latest election gaffe
The Boston Globe:
Romney's solar slam at Obama backfires
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Paycheck Fairness Act is defeated in Senate  —  Democratic legislation meant to fight gender discrimination in the workplace failed in the Democrat-controlled Senate Tuesday on a procedural vote.  —  In a 52 to 47 tally the Senate defeated the Paycheck Fairness Act.
RELATED:
Annie-Rose Strasser / ThinkProgress:
BREAKING: Senate GOP Blocks Pay Equity Bill  —  Today, Republicans in the Senate blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act by filibustering the bill.  The legislation would have strengthened protections for women who are being paid less because of their gender by creating larger penalties for employers …
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Republican senator introduces alternative to Paycheck Fairness Act
Jeff Cox / CNBC:
US Already in ‘Recession,’ Extend Tax Cuts: Bill Clinton  —  Former President Bill Clinton told CNBC Tuesday that the US economy already is in a recession and urged Congress to extend all the tax cuts due to expire at the end of the year.  —  In a taped interview aired on “Closing Bell,” …
RELATED:
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
Madison City Clerk: Turnout Is On Pace To Reach 119%  —  A local reporter in Wisconsin is reporting record turnout in Madison: … Turnout in excess of 100% is possible because Wisconsin allows same-day voter registration.  The numbers suggest that many people are registering at the polls.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
RELATED:
Charles Mahtesian / Politico:
Wisconsin recall turnout: 119 percent? Not exactly
New York Times:
Abu Yahya al-Libi of Al Qaeda Said to Be Killed  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Central Intelligence Agency drone strike in Pakistan's tribal belt killed Al Qaeda's deputy leader, Abu Yahya al-Libi, American officials said on Tuesday, dealing another blow to the group in a lawless area that has long …
RELATED:
Paul Cruickshank / CNN:
Al-Libi death a major blow for al Qaeda
Discussion: Power Line and Mediaite
Telegraph:
Barbara Walters: the key emails  —  Following her exclusive interview with Bashar al-Assad, Barbara Walters tried to use her influence to help one of the Syrian dictator's former aides.  Here are the key emails.  —  Sheherazad Jaafari to Barbara Walters [The day after the Assad interview airs …
Pam Belluck / New York Times:
Abortion Qualms on Morning-After Pill May Be Unfounded  —  Labels inside every box of morning-after pills, drugs widely used to prevent pregnancy after sex, say they may work by blocking fertilized eggs from implanting in a woman's uterus.  Respected medical authorities …
Jordy Yager / The Hill:
DOJ to House Republicans: Let's resolve ‘Fast and Furious’ issue  —  The Justice Department told House Republican leaders on Tuesday it was working to reach “a mutually acceptable resolution” to grant Congress access to information about a botched gun-tracking operation and avoid contempt proceedings from Attorney General Eric Holder.
Discussion: Politico, The Daily Caller and Nice Deb
RELATED:
Jerry Seper / Washington Times:
Issa: Officials had information about ‘reckless tactics’ in ‘Fast and Furious’
Discussion: National Review
Meg Jones / JSOnline:
Forms, ballots running out at some Milwaukee polling places  —  Registration forms and ballots are running out at some City of Milwaukee polling sites.  —  Poll workers at Phyllis Wheatley School, 2442 N. 20th St., reported having only 10 paper ballots shortly after 6 p.m. with many people waiting in line.
Discussion: Guardian and ThinkProgress
Associated Press:
First lady applauds NYC plan to ban sugary drinks  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama says banning big servings of sugary drinks isn't anything she'd want to do at the federal level but she applauded New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday for proposing to do just that at city eateries.
RELATED:
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Michelle Obama isn't ‘endorsing or condemning’ NYC Mayor Bloomberg's proposed soda ban
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
Caitlin McDevitt / Politico:
Browne: Obama running on empty  —  Jackson Browne will vote for President Obama in November, but he's not excited about it.  —  “It wouldn't and shouldn't be a f—ing surprise to anybody that I'm going to vote for Obama,” the singer recently told The Wrap.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Romney in Texas: 'This is Obama's economy, not George Bush's'  —  Mitt Romney hammered President Obama over the economy and jobs Tuesday in the Republican nominee's first public appearance since disappointing jobs numbers were released Friday morning.  —  Romney said blame for the economy's …
Discussion: Politico, CNN, Ballot Box and Weasel Zippers
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 9:50 PM ET, June 5, 2012.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Katie Drummond / Wired:
Jersey Shore, Meet Robot War: How Reality TV Could Fix Drone Data Glut
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture:
Uncollateralized Trillion Euro Perpetual Zero Coupon
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
The White House's use of data on the gender wage gap
Metrosexual Black AbeJ / Balloon Juice:
The Reichstag fire next time
Jeffrey Toobin / News Desk:
The Real Stakes in the Health-Care Case: A Guide
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Minnesota moving against marriage ban
 Earlier Items: 
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama up in Florida  —  PPP's newest Florida poll finds little change …
Discussion: Ballot Box
Ben Armbruster / ThinkProgress:
Did Mitt Romney ‘Long’ To Serve In Vietnam?
Discussion: The Columbus Dispatch
Ben Geman / The Hill:
Breaking with Romney, Murkowski warns against ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to Solyndra
Discussion: RedState and msnbc.com
Bruce Bartlett / Economix:
Rich Nontaxpayers  —  Bruce Bartlett held senior policy roles …
Discussion: The New Republic
WisPolitics Election Blog:
Dems cry foul early into Election Day; Sen. Taylor demands investigation
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Newsweek hires Atlantic's Megan McArdle
Discussion: TBogg and Balloon Juice