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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Anger Management  —  Today is the day of the dueling mega-speeches on the presidential campaign trail.  And reporters waiting around the venue of President Obama's event were greeted by a Romney campaign bus circling the venue and volubly honking its horn, something you'd expect …
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
The Republican family feud
Steven Bertoni / Money Talks:
Exclusive: Adelson's Pro-Romney Donations Will Be ‘Limitless,’ Could Top $100M  —  Sheldon Adelson (Jared McMillen for Forbes)  —  Forbes has confirmed that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, along with his wife Miriam, has donated $10 million to the leading Super PAC supporting presumptive …
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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Sally Quinn Forced to Dine With Non-Fake Friends  —  After pretty much the entire journalistic world has made fun of Sally Quinn's weekend Washington Post essay declaring the End of Power, further abuse may seem unnecessarily cruel.  And yet even the fulsome stream of disparagement directed …
Frank Newport / Gallup:
Americans Still Blame Bush More Than Obama for Bad Economy  —  About half of Republicans blame Bush  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Americans continue to place more blame for the nation's economic problems on George W. Bush than on Barack Obama, even though Bush left office more than three years ago.
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
Disguising “Repeal and Reverse”  —  In a speech in Florida today, Mitt Romney repeated his frequent claim that in a post-ObamaCare world, he would fight to prevent insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing health conditions.  —  That's not just a lie, but a pretty big, pretty important lie.
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Tim Mak / Politico:
Dems: Eric Holder contempt ‘unprecedented’  —  As negotiations heat up between Rep. Darrell Issa and Attorney General Eric Holder over the release of documents related to Fast and Furious, Democrats have begun preparing to push back against a possible contempt vote against the attorney general.
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Susan Jones / CNSNews:
Justice Official Questioned About ‘Fast and Furious’ Is Leaving His Job
Discussion: Hot Air
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David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
New Political Showdown in Egypt as Court Invalidates Parliament  —  CAIRO — Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that the Islamist-led Parliament must be immediately dissolved, while also blessing the right of Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister to run for president …
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Mary Bruce / ABCNEWS:
White House Forgets to Pay Father's Day Lunch Tab  —  Amid the bustle of President Obama's surprise stop for barbecue Wednesday the White House apparently overlooked one key detail: the bill.  —  Celebrating Father's Day early, the president had lunch with two service members and two local barbers at Kenny's BBQ on Capitol Hill.
Joshua Green / Business Week:
Obama's CEO: Jim Messina Has a President to Sell  —  The day after Jim Messina quit his job as White House deputy chief of staff last January, he caught a plane to Los Angeles, paid a brief visit to his girlfriend, and then commenced what may be the highest-wattage crash course in executive management ever undertaken.
ThinkProgress:
Female Fox Anchor Walks Off Set After Co-Host's Sexist Joke  —  On Fox & Friends Thursday morning, Steve Doocy interviewed members of the U.S. Navy Band about the band's recent inclusion of women.  Reacting to the segment, Brian Kilmeade remarked, “Women are everywhere.  We're letting them play golf and tennis now.
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Apple Adds Gay and Lesbian Couple Icons to iOS 6  —  The new version of Apple's iPhone operating system comes with new emojis, the popular emoticons that are often used in texting and email, especially by young kids and nerdy adults like me.  Two of these new pictograms represent gay and lesbian couples for the first time.
Bloomberg:
Inequality: It's Even Worse Than We Thought  —  The current debate about rich and poor — the 1 percent versus the 99 percent — is a bit misleading because the evidence usually is data about income, not wealth.  Looking at wealth would make the comparison even starker.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Obama snubbed me, says McCain  —  Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said this week that President Obama never made a sincere effort to reach out to him after the 2008 election.  —  McCain was once seen as a potential ally of Obama.  But far from becoming a partner — as the left hoped for and the right feared …
James B. Stewart / New York Times:
How Broccoli Became a Symbol in the Health Care Debate  —  What does broccoli have to do with health insurance?  —  Until recently, nothing.  But now, perhaps a lot.  —  Broccoli, of all things, came up in the Supreme Court during arguments over the constitutionality of the Obama administration's health care legislation.
Velvet Revolution:
Brett Kimberlin and the Justice of Google  —  On November 19, 1989, the people of Prague, in the former state of Czechoslovakia, gathered to commemorate a massacre of Czech students by Nazi Germany fifty years earlier.  By the end of the day, the gathering turned into a demonstration …
Garance Franke-Ruta / The Atlantic Online:
Words Conservatives Hate  —  It's not just about promoting catchwords like the “death tax” — Republicans have also been fighting to suppress words deemed overly liberal.  —  Bisexual sustainable development activists working to prevent climate change-related sea-level rise better watch out …
Discussion: Prairie Weather
CBS Chicago:
Surveillance Pictures Released In Mob Attack On CTA Red Line  —  CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police hope surveillance pictures help lead them to one of three weekend mob attacks on people downtown.  —  As WBBM Newsradio's Bernie Tafoya reports, around 10:30 p.m. Saturday …
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite:
In New Documentary, A Usually Reticent George H.W. Bush Has Harsh Words For Ross Perot  —  Although former president George H.W. Bush has remained relatively quiet and out of the spotlight since his time in office, he's agreed to open up about his thoughts and experiences in 41, a new documentary airing this weekend on HBO.
Luigi Zingales / New York Times:
The College Graduate as Collateral  —  ACADEMIC economists like to make fun of businesspeople: they want competition when they enter a new market but are quick to lobby for subsidies and barriers to competitors once they get in.  Yet scholars like me are no better.
Jose Antonio Vargas / TIME Ideas:
Inside the World of the ‘Illegal’ Immigrant  —  Since revealing my status as an undocumented immigrant, hundreds of others have come forward to share their own stories.  What they have to say will surprise you  —  Clockwise from top left: Julieta Garibay, from Mexico; Jong Min, from Korea …
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
GOP veep hopefuls court Christian right  —  Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio), two vice presidential favorites, took very different tacks during their speeches at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's lunch on Thursday.  —  The coalition of conservative Christian groups is chaired …
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